A high-tech patent expert has reduced the legal disputes to a 13-part timeline
With the exception of the patent attorneys at each of the litigant's firms, there may be nobody who has followed the legal battles surrounding Apple's (AAPL) iOS and Google's (GOOG) Android better than Florian Mueller of FOSS Patents.
On Friday, Mueller published a long post summarizing the 42 patents-in-suit between Apple and Motorola (MOT) in several venues, from the MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 6, 2010 12:49 PM ET
Reports of a big win for Nokia in its patent fight with Apple may be premature.
Florian Mueller, who has forgotten more about high-tech patents than most of us will ever know, says we should take with a grain of salt what Bloomberg, Reuters and the IDG News Service are reporting about Apple vs. Nokia, the patent trial that opened Monday before the U.S. International Trade Commission in Washington.
The ITC staff MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 4, 2010 10:57 AM ET
If this reboot of the Microsoft phone platform underwhelms, CEO Steve Ballmer might have to open the purse strings and make an acquisition. (Hello, BlackBerry!)
One thing the new Microsoft Windows Phone 7 has going for it is that no one's expecting much. The company's last mobile operating system was clunky, antiquated, and subsequently retired. The Kin One and Two, those smartphone-like pair of devices that Microsoft launched for youngsters earlier MOREJessi Hempel, writer - Oct 11, 2010 12:39 PM ET
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