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Apple found to infringe MobileMedia patents in US

14 December, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Apple found to infringe MobileMedia patents in US - read the full textApple lost a weeklong patent infringement case brought by a patent-licensing company MobileMedia Ideas LLC, a company in which Nokia, Sony and MPEG LA own about a 10% stake. It took the jury just four hours of deliberation to find that the iPhone 5 was in violation of three of the patents...

 

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Hey guys i'm a iphone 5 user but I'm very happy for this.

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  • 2012-12-14 18:41
  • 3Jn}

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-14 16:52 from mjPY - click to readBut Yet Sony is not among the top dogs of the android army...

and that is because patents like this although, sony may have a stake in them, it is not something that the end user will see or help in the decision of buying a phone.

Software skin wise of android, sony have not offered anything to rival either samsung or htc

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  • 2012-12-14 18:27
  • RcFM

> In reply to i knew that @ 2012-12-14 16:50 from YhdC - click to readthere's always a squeek in a rusty droid.

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  • 2012-12-14 18:27
  • Mfxa

boring ... . yawn.
The perfect way to stop the progress of the world! - Patenting.

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  • 2012-12-14 18:25
  • nj8@

apple has to learn that it cannot go against nokia
its their third loss to nokia

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  • 2012-12-14 18:22
  • 3LUG

i am not an i-hater... but why am i feeling so happy.... why... why..... lolololol

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  • 2012-12-14 18:21
  • U}}A

The King of suers gets sued for COPYING and already found guilty ? Lol :p There goes all their big talks about INNOVATION :D

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  • 2012-12-14 18:20
  • K2G6

> In reply to i knew that @ 2012-12-14 16:50 from YhdC - click to readI just cant stop laughing :D yeah, theres always a worm in Rotten Apple :D

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  • 2012-12-14 18:02
  • fxHY

As much as am happy about Apple losing the war here, the patents in question are seriously a bunch of sh**.. How can these features even be patented?

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  • 2012-12-14 18:00
  • n5ym

Apple copies others. Wow.

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  • 2012-12-14 17:57
  • fxHY

apple su_cks......

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  • 2012-12-14 17:44
  • v0qT

Is it gonna be billions?

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  • 2012-12-14 17:37
  • fXvQ

...payback time...

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  • 2012-12-14 17:36
  • n3sa

iPhone 5S or 6 or whatever they decide to release next is going to be extremely expensive to make up for all the lost money in patent cases.

Apple have gone downhill since Jobs died. iPad mini? Jobs slated it saying it was pointless.. Yet they have released it anyway? If he was still alive, Apple wouldn't be sueing other companies, they'd be concentrating on making the next smartphone innovation to take the world by storm.. but no...

Instead, Apple continue to focus more of its efforts on bad mouthing other companies, which in turn is causing their handsets to suffer.. They haven't given the smartphone market a true innovation in 2 or 3 years now..

Sort it out Apple.

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  • 2012-12-14 17:34
  • MVg6

Looks like they got a dose of their own medicine.;-)

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  • 2012-12-14 17:32
  • 6P{9

What goes around, comes around!

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  • 2012-12-14 17:24
  • LaCI

Muhahahaahaha! Apple will now have to suck more money from it's customers. I don't think their loyal customers would mind.

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  • 2012-12-14 17:17
  • XNtq

Out of the frying pan and into the fire......again.
Lololo.....hahaha...hehehe....

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  • 2012-12-14 17:06
  • IV%w

Apple will lose more and more.If apple doesn't argue with other than it won't lose

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  • 2012-12-14 17:05
  • PScu

nothing new, it's well known that apple isn't the most innovative out there and samsung/htc+mannnyyyy other companies from that area is no exception either but sony is:), the irony of that they are top sellers in nowadays is definitely funny

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  • 2012-12-14 16:52
  • mjPY

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