U.S. International Trade Commission

  1. China Piracy Cost U.S. firms $48 Billion in 2009: Report

    May 19, 2011 7:31 AM EDT China piracy cost U.S. firms $48 billion in 2009: report BIG SKY, Montana (Reuters) - Chinese piracy and counterfeiting of U.S. software and a wide range of other intellectual property cost American businesses an estimated $48 billion in 2009, the ...

  2. HTC Sues To Block iPhone, iPad, iPod Sales

    May 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT HTC Corp has fired back in its legal battle with Apple Inc , asking the U.S. International Trade Commission to ban sales of iPhones, iPads and iPods in the United States. In a complaint filed with the ITC and obtained by Reuters, HTC accused Apple ...

  3. HTC Says Confident Can Defend Against Apple Suit

    March 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Cellphone developer HTC Corp said it is confident it can fight off a recent technology patent infringement lawsuit from iPhone maker Apple Inc and promised to issue a formal response in the next few weeks. The comments released on Thursday (March ...

  4. Nokia, Apple Seek Patent Trial In 2 Years

    March 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Nokia and Apple will seek a U.S. court hearing in a key patent battle in mid-2012, a court filing showed, raising the specter of a prolonged legal struggle. Handset leader Nokia sued iPhone maker Apple last October, accusing the U.S. firm of using ...

  5. Apple Sues HTC Over Phones With Google Software

    March 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST Apple Inc sued Taiwan's HTC Corp, which makes touchscreen smartphones using Google software, accusing it of infringing 20 hardware and software patents related to the iPhone. Even though the suit did not name Google Inc as a defendant, Apple& ...

  6. Nokia Files New Patent Suit Against Apple

    January 05, 2010 12:00 AM EST The world's top mobile phone maker, Nokia, has launched another court case against Apple for alleged patent violations, in an increasingly fierce legal battle between two leaders of the smartphone market. Nokia filed the case at a Delaware co ...

  7. Nokia Expands Patent Dispute Beyond Apple iPhone

    December 29, 2009 12:00 AM EST Nokia Corp. is broadening a legal dispute it already has with Apple Inc. over the iPhone, saying almost all of the company's other products also violate the Finnish phone maker's patents. Nokia said Tuesday that it has filed a complaint ...

  8. China Might Appeal WTO Ruling

    August 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT China said Thursday it might appeal a World Trade Organization ruling that told Beijing to ease restrictions on imported movies, music and books in its latest trade dispute with Washington. The Commerce Ministry insisted Beijing does not hamper im ...

  9. iPhone Rivals Hurt By Import Ban

    June 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A patent dispute between mobile phone component manufacturers Qualcomm and Broadcom has resulted in an import ban on certain models of phones -- including several potential iPhone rivals. The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled that certain ...

  10. Apple To Pay Creative $100 Million

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Settlement resolves a total of five pending lawsuits. Apple Computer will pay Creative Technology $100 million to settle a digital music patent dispute between the two companies. Creative, the company behind the Zen line of digital music devices, ...

  11. Apple To Pay Creative $100 Million

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer will pay Creative Technology $100 million to settle a digital music patent dispute between the two companies. Creative, the company behind the Zen line of digital music devices, filed s Apple Computer will pay Creative Technology $1 ...

  12. Feds Launch Probe Against Apple

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ruling expected within 12—15 months. The U.S. International Trade Commission has launched a probe into whether Apple Computer's iPod infringes on a Creative Technology Ltd. patent, Creative said on Wednesday (June 14). Creative filed a compla ...

  13. Creative Sues Apple

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Claims iPod's infringe Creative patent Creative Technology, the company behind the Zen line of digital music devices, is suing Apple Computer for patent infringement. The suit seeks an injunction against Apple for the sale, marketing and impo ...