Apple Found Guilty of Infringing 3 MobileMedia Patents With iPhone

Posted December 13, 2012 at 6:37pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 7500 views

A jury has found Apple guilty of infringing on three MobileMedia patents with its iPhone, according to a Bloomberg report.

After a week long trial in Wilmington, Delaware the jury took four hours to find Apple infringing.

“We’re very pleased,” MobileMedia Chief Executive Officer Larry Horn said in a courtroom interview after the trial. “We think it’s justified.”

One patent is for the camera phone and the others cover call handling and call rejection, said Horn.

U.S. District Judge Sue L. Robinson has not yet scheduled a trial on damages but Horn says they could be “substantial.”

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russelll - December 16, 2012 at 8:19am
Q: Prior to releasing the original iPhone, where did Apple learn the "ins and outs" of the cell phone industry when they never had dealings with them before? A: While working with Motorola on the Rokr. And Steve's "cooperation" with Motorola was disingenuous. Apple created their phone in secrecy with the information they "stole" from Motorola and went straight to the carriers for distribution. In the Sept 7, '05 keynote, Steve unveiled the iTunes phone, the Motorola Rokr with 100 song capacity, describing it as an ipod shuffle for the phone. Why didn't they give it more capacity and features? The technology and "know how" was there because less than 25min later, Steve unveiled the iPod Nano with 1000 song capacity, color screen, clock, calendar, contacts and games. Sept 20, '05 Jobs answered questions about Apple’s recent partnership with Motorola to release the Rokr phone, which is capable of downloading music from Apple’s iTunes application. Jobs said that overall the work with Motorola was a learning experience for his engineers. “We wrote the iTunes software for that phone,” said Jobs. “We see it as something we can learn from. It was a way to put our toe in the water and learn something,” he said. Then In the Jan 10, '07 Keynote, the first sentence Steve said was, "This is a day, I've been looking forward to for 2 1/2 years...." then he proceeded to announce the original iphone. 2 1/2 YEARS AGO HE WAS WORKING WITH MOTOROLA.
Audi RS8 - December 14, 2012 at 2:03pm
I been wondering when is Audi gonna sue Schick for using "Quattro" word but also I wonder when r the Italians gonna sue Audi!!! just saying LOL
Angelo - December 14, 2012 at 5:13am
It's not the same thing. Apple may have infringed on someones patent, but Samsung who makes the best Android phones was shown how to by Apple when they were making phones for their "partner". Ripped them off and started making identical phones but with plastic casing. Google did the same thing by sitting on Apple's board working as a partner helping with the software/maps side of things. I think you guys would be upset too.
Ipadguy - December 14, 2012 at 5:16am
Ok thus guy has a point he's not a dick but most of u other guys need to stop n move on Patent gate sucks!
Ipadguy - December 14, 2012 at 5:09am
U all can suck my dick u guys are losers... Look at your self fighting over shit that does not pay you or care one shit about you! your fighting the good fight for nothing lmao fucking losers!!!!!!
NoGoodNick - December 14, 2012 at 12:36am
It's interesting, but seeing as it'll be years while this single verdict is fought in court, it's a bit early to get excited about it.
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