A user's guide to the Apple v. Samsung patent battle
FORTUNE -- If there is such a thing as a titillating patent trial, Apple v. Samsung makes the top of the list. In early 2011 the iPhone maker, based in Cupertino, Calif., filed a complaint against the Korean company, claiming that 28 Samsung devices infringed on Apple's intellectual property -- including a so-called design patent for a rectangular slab with rounded MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Jan 22, 2013 5:00 AM ET
Having lost its appeal, Apple is supposed to run a public apology in 14-pt. type
FORTUNE -- Apple (AAPL) is having a tough time making the case that Samsung's Galaxy Tab is an iPad rip off. Courts in The Netherlands and Australia didn't buy it, and even the California jury that dinged Samsung $1 billion for copying the iPhone let the Tab off the hook.
But perhaps the most famous ruling in MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 18, 2012 8:34 AM ET
Heard the latest outrage from Samsung? Never mind. It's not true.
FORTUNE -- "A lie can be halfway round the world," goes the old adage, "before the truth has got its boots on."
Case in point: I was walking the dog in Brooklyn's Prospect Park Thursday morning when I heard the news that Samsung had tried to pay Apple (AAPL) $1.05 billion in damages with 30 truck-loads of nickels.
The story, variously attributed MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Sep 6, 2012 10:50 AM ET
Some reporters are live-blogging. Some are tweeting. A few are trying to do both.
FORTUNE -- As the proceedings enter their third week, media's interest in Apple's (AAPL) multi-billion patent infringement case against Samsung continues, with more than a dozen reporters assigned to the case. Here's who we've been following:Howard Minz, live-blogging and tweeting for the Mercury News (Brandon Bailey filled in for Minz on Friday) Dan Levine, Reuters' West Coast legal reporter, tweeting as @FedCourtJunkie Ina Fried MORE Philip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 13, 2012 10:18 AM ET
Is there anything Apple makes that Samsung won't copy?
FORTUNE -- Since it was introduced in May there have been at least half a dozen reviews of Samsung's Chromebox Series 3, a $330 keyboard-and-screen-free computer running Google's (GOOG) Chrome OS that Amazon (AMZN) began promoting in e-mails to customers this week.
But only one reviewer -- Engadget's Myriam Joire -- bothered to mention the Chromebox's uncanny resemblance to a product Apple (AAPL) sells.
"Apple should MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 10, 2012 5:37 AM ET
Tagline: "Samsapple. Think Slightly Different."
FORTUNE -- Conan O'Brien is an equal opportunity satirist. He loves to puncture Apple's (AAPL) hype and pomposity (see here). But on Tuesday night Team Coco lampooned Samsung's claim -- made in all seriousness in court earlier that day -- that no consumer could mistake a Galaxy smartphone or tablet for an iPhone or iPad.Philip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 8, 2012 5:53 AM ET
"Fundamental fairness requires that the jury decide the case based on all the evidence."
FORTUNE -- Two funny things about the e-mail to the press of excluded evidence that got John Quinn, Samsung's lead lawyer, in such hot water with the judge -- and prompted Apple (AAPL) Wednesday to file for sanctions:
1) Although Quinn, who had literally begged judge Lucy Koh to let him show the jury the evidence, wrote in a MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 2, 2012 6:58 AM ET
Judge for yourself: Does this look like something Jony Ive might have copied?
FORTUNE -- The biggest drama on the first full day of Apple v. Samsung -- the high-stakes patent infringement case being played out in a packed San Jose federal courthouse -- was the release to the press of information Samsung's lead attorney had literally begged the judge to allow into evidence. ("What's the point of having a trial?" MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Aug 1, 2012 7:59 AM ET
The end of the beginning of Apple's proxy war against Google
FORTUNE -- The most important confrontation in the "thermonuclear war" Apple (AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs launched against Google's (GOOG) Android operating system two years ago is scheduled to begin in earnest Monday when two armies of opposing lawyers meet in a federal courthouse in San Jose, Calif.
Their first order of business: To pick the 10-member jury that will decide the MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 30, 2012 8:02 AM ET
And by the way, you owe us $2.5 billion in sales, damages and lost profits for ours
FORTUNE -- On Monday, Reuters reported that Apple (AAPL) and Samsung were far apart in their second round of court-ordered settlement talks, but we had no idea how far apart.
According to FOSS Patents' Florian Mueller, who has reviewed documents filed Tuesday morning, Apple is demanding
$500 million in lost profits
$25 million in royalty damages
$2 billion MORE
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