Lawyers representing Apple must be happy with the latest ruling in the patent case involving Google’s Motorola Mobility unit. The latest ruling grants Apple the chance of making its case via an injunction.
When a sitcom fails to gain viewership, it gets cancelled and you get to watch unaired episodes on DVDs if you choose to buy. Similarly, Apple’s patent-infringement jury trial against Google-owned Motorola Mobility has been “cancelled” by the presiding judge.
Last week, Reuters reported that a judge has rejected Apple’s request to have several incendiary quotes about Google’s Android platform from former CEO Steve Jobs blocked from being used in the upcoming patent trial between Apple and Google’s Motorola Mobility unit.
First Motorola won a lawsuit against Apple. Then HTC blamed the success of iPhone for the losses it was suffering in the market. Apple has won lawsuits against Motorola and HTC in many courts.
Judge Richard A. Posner, of the US District Court in Northern Illinois, criticized Apple and their attorneys for “frivolous filings”, with regards to Apple’s ongoing patent dispute with Motorola.
In a series of legal battles between Apple and Motorola, Motorola has scored another victory over Apple, this time in USA, after getting iCloud banned in Germany.
Now interesting update! Yet the legal battle between Apple and Motorola in Germany is making news, Thanks to FOSS Patents.
It has been over a month now since Apple suspended push email from its iCloud and MobileMe services. At the moment, and it does not look like iCloud and MobileMe services will be back on any time soon. According to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), a German regional court has backed the ban.
Apple and Motorola’s legal battle over various patents is dominating the world of patents, just the way, few months ago, the legal battle between Apple and Samsung was dominating. Even at that time, Apple-Motorola feud in German courts always attracted attention.
The feud between Apple and Motorola is now a rollar-coster. On Monday, 19 March 2012, US Circuit Judge Richard .A. Posner reversed a decision handed down earlier this month.