Apple Inc. is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software and personal computers. Its best-known hardware products are the Mac line of computers, the iPod media player, the iPhone smartphone, and the iPad tablet computer. Its consumer software includes the OS X and iOS operating systems, the iTunes media browser, the Safari web browser, and the iLife and iWork creativity and productivity suites.Apple was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne on April 1, 1976 to develop and sell personal computers. It was incorporated as Apple Computer, Inc.
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  • Will the Larger iPhone X Increase Distracted Driving?

    … These days, few events are more exciting than the unveiling of a brand new, beautiful Apple product—like the much-anticipated iPhone X. In anticipation of its release, many waited with bated breath. Along with this unveiling, however, comes a renewed interest in the role smartphones play in accidents caused by distracted driving, which…

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  • A Sovereign Shield

    … of that possibility. Ars Technica reports that Apple has recently been sued by a non-practicing entity wholly owned by Native American tribes. Congress, it appears, may be paying attention. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D­-Mo) recently released a draft bill that would seek to abrogate sovereign immunity in IPR proceedings – a move that may cause its own outcry. Stay tuned. The post A Sovereign Shield appeared first on Brann & Isaacson. …

    Stacy Stitham/ Brann & Isaacson- 11 readers -
  • Supreme Court’s Federal Circuit Reversal Streak Continues

    … The 2016 Term of the Supreme Court has not been kind to the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, the specialized appellate court that handles all patent appeals. In each of the six patent cases from the Federal Circuit decided by the Supreme Court, reversal was the result. Specifically, the high court: Reversed the Federal Circuit on the proper…

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 17 readers -
  • Facebook Advertising Versus Google AdWords: Battle of the Billon Dollar Markets

    … cost effective solution. Facebook, By The Numbers Facebook launched its first advertising platform in 2004, the same year the site launched. The first iteration, however, focused on advertising campus parties and other social events, costing somewhere around $10.00 to $40.00 per day. In 2005, Facebook partnered with Apple and Victoria’s Secret…

    Stacey E Burke Blog- 17 readers -
  • SCOTUS Sides With Samsung

    … In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruledon Tuesday in favor of Samsung in their ongoing case against Apple over design patent damages. The Court’s decision reversed an earlier ruling by the Federal Circuit that awarded Apple $399 million in damages. The central argument in the case was over the language of 35 U.S.C. §289, which…

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  • What’s Your Damage, Apple?

    … The opinion of the Supreme Court is in, in Samsung v. Apple, and the news is not appetizing for Apple. Justice Sotomayor, writing for a unanimous Court, did just enough to (temporarily?) undo the $399–million verdict Apple had secured in this skirmish of the smartphone wars for infringement of its design patents. But the Court did little more…

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 11 readers -
  • The Role of Design Patents in Patent Troll’s Litigation Designs

    … from their targets. As reported by Law360 (subscription required), representatives of groups and businesses that filed friend–of–the–court briefs in the Supreme Court case warned that a continuation of the current model—in which huge damage awards can be associated with patents to what a product looks like—would make design patents strong candidates…

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 10 readers -
  • Home Is Just A Click Away

    … menu clutter and confusion in the decision-making process while still providing an ever-present reset button. Web giants such as Amazon, Apple, and Wikipedia have all done away with the Home button because home is not where the primary source of interaction is taking place. The specific information most searchers seek is rarely offered on a website…

    Stacey E Burke Blog- 22 readers -
  • Apple v. Samsung is SCOTUS's First Design Patent Case in 122 Years

    … to take up the other issues raised in Samsung’s petition, such as whether the scope of design patents includes smartphone technology. Nicknamed the “smartphone patent wars”, the ongoing legal battle between Apple and Samsung stretches back to 2011. See the full Apple v. Samsung docket here. * * * Tara Klamrowski is the director of IP…

    Tara Sue Klamrowski/ DocketAlarm- 15 readers -
  • The Outer Bounds of Bilski

    … Tip of the hat to Patently–O for interesting reporting on the latest round in the endless legal struggle between Samsung and Apple, two titans who promise to be engaged in lawsuits until the legal system itself implodes. The most recent bout has Samsung filing a petition for writ of certiorari seeking clarity for the admittedly murky regime…

    Stacy Stitham/ Brann & Isaacson- 14 readers -
  • The Battle for Internet Ads

    … displayed to the user. Notably, Google, Amazon, and Microsoft have paid Eyeo, the creator of Adblock Plus, to be added to that company’s whitelist. The next generation of ad blockers Until this year, ad blockers have generally been a desktop (or laptop) related issue. This fall, however, Apple caused an uproar in the marketing community when…

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  • Smartwatches may Pose New Risks to Motorists

    … in which they believe distracted driving played a role should contact a lawyer immediately. Contact a Philadelphia personal injury lawyer to discuss your case today Accidents caused by distracted drivers can leave victims with significant injuries and medical complications that may last for years. Thankfully, people who are hurt in crashes caused…

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  • Top Ten Reasons We Hate Case Management Software

    … customers. How is a technologically challenged law firm in search of a program to help them get more organized supposed to figure out not only how to use a new piece of software, but also how to use it correctly? It won’t work with a Mac More and more of us lawyers love to use Apple products (me included). If your law office is all Mac or even a hybrid…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 30 readers -
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