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# Patent Wars

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Apple fails again in its bid to ban Samsung's US phones sales
Despite dropping all claims outside the US, the patent battle between both companies rages on.
Apple and Samsung decide to call a patent truce, but only outside the US
The two companies will continue to pursue existing cases that are taking place in US courts.
Motorola escapes fine after breaching EU competition law
The company tried to take out and enforce a patent injunction against Apple, despite it agreeing to pay royalties for its use.
Samsung and Apple kick off patent case by dragging Google into the middle of it
Samsung fired back at Apple’s accusations of patent theft by saying it was Google that wrote the Android software used on its phones and tablets.
Apple and Samsung return to court again as patent dispute heats up
Apple has accused Samsung of infringing on five patents on newer patents, while Samsung made a counterclaim, saying Apple stole two of its ideas to use on iPhones and iPads.
Michael D, rugby and video games: The week in numbers
How many people love (or loathe) the Lovely Girls? How popular is Guinness? And how long does it take a video to become viral?
Court to hear Apple’s €2 BILLION patent claim against Samsung
The smartphone giants will lock horns in a federal court in the US today, with Apple seeking $2.5 billion for patent infringement.
Google CEO grilled in court over anti-trust allegations
Larry Page takes the stand in a case taken by Oracle, who claim Google stole some Java technology for the Android OS.
Just weeks before IPO, Yahoo hits Facebook with patents lawsuit
The social network’s preparations for stock market glory are dampened by news of a lawsuit brought by Yahoo.
Apple scores first victory in patent disputes with ruling against HTC
The International Trade Commission has ruled that Taiwanese phone maker HTC has infringed on one Apple patent, a key win for the Californian tech giant.
Apple v Samsung: German court upholds injunction banning sale of Galaxy tablets
The battle between Apple and Samsung continues with another ‘win’ for Apple in Germany today.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
In today’s wrap-up: Journalists released from Tripoli hotel; Cloyne archbishop agrees: ‘O’Callaghan should have quit’; injunction bans Samsung Galaxy sales in Ireland, and can you be hurt by bullets fired into the air?
Apple wins injunction blocking Irish sale of Samsung Galaxy phones
A Dutch court issues a preliminary injunction blocking the sale of certain models of phones in some countries including Ireland.