Tag Archive: Lawyers


Apple lawyers ban AltWWDC from streaming WWDC keynote

Ahead of WWDC 2015, Apple’s lawyers have demanded AltWWDC organizers refrain from streaming or displaying any video or display any video content from WWDC. As a result, the conference has decided to cancel its annual viewing of the Keynote and…Read more ›

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh: Apple’s Lawyers Are “Smoking Crack” In Samsung Case

Once again, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh has lost her patience with the lawyers at the Apple vs. Samsung trial. As noted in our ongoing Apple vs. Samsung liveblog, a frustrated Judge Koh asked Apple’s attorneys if they were “smoking crack” after trying to book too many few witnesses for their last few hours of making their case.

At issue appeared to be the amount of paperwork Apple and Samsung  [Read More…]

This iPad Class For Lawyers Hopes To Settle Tiffs Over BYOD [Interview]

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Carol Gerber wants to help reconcile lawyers who bring in their own iPads to work with the IT department. Gerber is an former bankruptcy attorney who has been imparting tech training to lawyers for a decade. On the front lines of the Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) movement, she’s created an iPad class approved by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board. [Read More…]

Apple Hires Several Korean-speaking Lawyers to Aid against Samsung

As the patent battle between Apple and Samsung continues, the Cupertino California company has reportedly hired 73 contract attorneys and 20 reviewers of Korean-American descent to go through the growing amount of Korean-language documents provided by Samsung. According to Florian Mueller from FOSS Patents, the contractors will be going through the large number of untranslated documents provided by the South Korean company. Morrison & Foerster and WilmerHale, the firm tasked with defending Apple against Samsung patent  [Read More…]

Apple’s Lawyers Go for Legal Takedown on App Store Pirates

Apple’s legal eagles aren’t letting much grass grow beneath them in 2012 when it comes to going after the software pirates who continue to cost the iOS App Store and its developers large sums of money.As it’s being reported right now across the blogosphere, Apple is distributing legal takedown notices to the servers hosting at least one well-known service that assists users in illegally procuring software from the App Store.Although the latest efforts by Apple aren’t  [Read More…]

Lawyers Focus on iPhone 4S Camera Supplier

iFixit’s tear down of the iPhone 4S.

You probably don’t give too much thought to all the parts that make up your shiny new iPhone 4S, but there’s a whole Apple economy built in.

For example: that sharp new 8-megapixel camera that is a key feature of the new device is causing a lot of headaches for a company called OmniVision Technologies Inc. — there are already two  [Read More…]

Samsung Lawyers Unable to Identify Galaxy Tab When Asked By Judge During Court Hearing

Samsung attorney Kate Sullivan when asked by U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh if she could tell which one of the two tablets the judge held above her head was the Galaxy Tab 10.1 Sullivan responded “Not at this distance, your honor.” That distance was a measly 10 feet! Facepalm, facepalm, facepalm. How can Samsung’s lawyers, who have been battling Apple in patent cases across the world, not be able to tell the difference between an  [Read More…]

Geohot And Lawyers Claim Sony Is Misleading The Courts

When George ‘Geohot’ Hotz first starting jailbreaking the Sony PlayStation 3, we’re sure the hacker didn’t expect the circus that now surrounds both him and the civil lawsuit brought by Sony.

PS3

The latest installment of this never-ending drama brings news from Ars  [Read More…]