Fresh details of the subterfuge emerge in a U.S. lawsuit. Apple doesn't deny any of it.
Here's how Apple (AAPL) allegedly got Proview International Holdings to sell them the iPad trademark 35 days before Steve Jobs unveiled the device at a San Francisco press conference.
Apple hired a British firm called Farncombe International and its managing director, Graham Robinson, to be its secret agent.
Robinson created a British shell company called IP Application Development Limited ("IPAD MORE
CapEx spending is up 9 fold in 3 years, the bulk on equipment for a few key suppliers
When Apple (AAPL) reports an uptick in its cash and marketable securities holdings -- up $5.4 billion to $81.6 billion last quarter -- Bernstein's Toni Sacconaghi can usually be counted on to call for the company to return some of that cash to the shareholders (70% of whom happen to be institutions like MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 15, 2011 8:12 AM ET
Apple changes its in-house legal guard. Samsung wants Apple's outside counsels ousted
On the heels of a Reuters report that Apple's (AAPL) chief patent counsel has been replaced by Hewlett-Packard's (HPQ) top intellectual properties attorney (something that, according to their LinkedIn profiles, may have happened two months ago), comes a 20 page motion from Samsung asking the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to throw out most, if MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 12, 2011 8:45 AM ET
The move comes a week after it was charged with "slavishly" copying the iPhone and iPad
In a classic legal tit-for-tat, Samsung announced Friday that it had filed patent infringement suits against Apple (AAPL) in South Korea, Japan and Germany.
A week earlier it had been sued by Apple in a California federal court for violating a broad range of Apple's intellectual property rights. According to that suit, Samsung's Galaxy smartphones and MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 22, 2011 7:04 AM ET
Chinese manufacturer discontinues popular $79 toy after being threatened with legal action
We were determined not to write a word about the SJ Action Figure, the Steve Jobs look-alike doll that got so much free publicity earlier this week. But now Apple's (AAPL) legal department has turned it into a news story.
M.I.C Gadget, the toy's Chinese manufacturer, announced Tuesday that it had discontinued the product after selling out its first batch MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 26, 2010 7:52 AM ET
The first class-action suit over the iPhone 4's antenna is filed in Maryland
Is there any company that sues or gets sued more than Apple (AAPL)?
According to the Wikipedia entry Apple Inc. Litigation, Apple itself has filed more than 350 cases with the U.S. Trademark Office alone between Jan. 2008 and May 2010, including suits over the use of the term "apple" by people who sell the fruit.
So there's a certain MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 1, 2010 6:21 AM ET
Settlement or no settlement, Advanced Micro Devices CEO Dirk Meyer still doesn't trust Intel. That much was clear when I sat across the table from him last week at AMD headquarters in Sunnyvale.Jon Fortt - Nov 16, 2009 3:06 PM ET
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