Tag Archive: Disputes

Apple and Samsung drop all patent disputes outside the U.S.

Apple and Samsung have decided to drop all patent litigation in courts outside of the U.S. The decision ends cases that are open in Australia, Japan, South Korea, Germany, Netherlands, the U.K., France, and Italy. Disputes over intellectual property related…Read more ›

Apple And Google Talk Arbitration In Hopes Of Ending Their Global Patent Disputes

The thermonuclear patent war may have a silver lining under its mushroom cloud thanks to some recent talks between Apple and Google’s Motorola Mobility. It appears the two companies are seriously considering putting and end to their global patent disputes via arbitration.

According to a report by Bloomberg, the two companies have been exchanging proposals on using binding arbitration to reach a licensing agreement over Motorola’s standards-essential patents. Despite the numerous  [Read More…]

Apple, Google CEOs In Secret Talks For Patent Disputes [Report]


Steve Jobs famously declared a thermonuclear war on Google’s alleged iPhone copycat Android OS, but the full-on battle between the companies may be prevented before more of their lawyers have broken out of the trenches. A Reuters report this morning revealed Google’s Larry Page and Apple’s Tim Cook are planning on conducting preliminary talks regarding the companies’ IP disputes, a series of talks which may lead to a truce deal  [Read More…]