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Local woman sues over defective phone

A Chili woman is suing Samsung and AT&T because of injuries she suffered from her Galaxy Note 3 cellphone. The incident happened about 10 p.m. on Aug. 6, 2014, long before Samsung publicly acknowledged a problem with their phones. The ...

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IP Frontiers: Supreme Court curtails design patent damages in Samsung v. Apple

There are generally three types of patents — utility, design and plant patents. Plant patents cover new plant breeds and hybrids. Utility patents cover the function and/or structure of processes, articles of manufacture and compositions of matter. Design patents cover ...

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Jury: Samsung infringed on Apple patents

SAN JOSE, Calif. — A California jury awarded Apple $119 million — far less than it demanded — in a patent battle with Samsung over alleged copying of smart phone features, and the jury made the victory even smaller by ...

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Decoding the Apple-Samsung patent dispute

LOS ANGELES — Apple and Samsung are suing each other in courts and trade offices around the world, each making claims that the other copied patented mobile device features. The companies’ most-recent legal tussle all but concluded on Friday, when ...

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Samsung, Google sign patent agreement

SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung Electronics Co. has signed an agreement with Google Inc. to cross-license their patents, reducing the risk of costly legal disputes over intellectual property and likely fostering greater collaborate between the two tech giants. Seoul-based Samsung ...

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Jury set to decide what Samsung owes Apple

SAN JOSE, Calif. — A Silicon Valley jury asked a judge for calculators Tuesday to help it determine how much Samsung Electronics owes Apple for copying key features of the iPhone and iPad. The federal judge presiding  over the patent ...

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What does Apple verdict mean for you?

NEW YORK — Apple’s $1 billion court victory over Samsung poses a lot of questions for consumers. Will Samsung phones still be available for sale? Will they be more expensive? Will owners of existing phones need to worry? A federal ...

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Epic patent trial over iPhone goes to jurors

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Nine Silicon Valley residents who presided over the epic three-week patent trial between smartphone titans Apple Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co. began deliberating the multibillion-dollar case Wednesday. Apple is demanding Samsung pay it $2.5 billion for ...

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Judge denies Apple’s bid for Samsung sanctions

SAN JOSE, Calif. — A federal judge has denied Apple Inc.’s demands for an immediate victory in a multibillion-dollar patent trial as punishment for Samsung Electronics Inc.’s decision to issue a controversial press release on the first day of testimony. ...

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Tech titans square off in patent trial

  SAN JOSE, Calif. — Apple Inc. has started making its case to a jury that a bitter rival owes it billions of dollars for copying its iPhones and iPads. In a San Jose federal courtroom Apple’s lead lawyer Harold ...

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