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Apple and Samsung exchange list of accused devices and infringed patents before patent trial 2

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Apple and Samsung exchange list of accused devices and infringed patents before patent trial 2
Apple and Samsung are getting ready for patent trial 2, which will be presided over by Judge Lucy Koh, just as the first trial was. Koh has asked both sides to limit the number of claims to 5 per side. Additionally, both Apple and Samsung are limited to arguing that ten devices from each side infringed on their IP. Samsung is actually claiming that five of its patents were infringed on by four Apple devices.

Last month, Koh tossed one of Samsung's patents, U.S. Patent No. 7,577,757, which covered the syncing of content across multiple devices. As a result, Samsung decided to argue that one of the four patents it has remaining, was infringed twice by Apple.

Apple's patents that it claims were infringed on:

  • U.S. Patent No. 5,946,647 for a "System and method for performing an action on a structure in computer-generated data" - Claim 9
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,847,959 for a "Universal interface for retrieval of information in a computer system" - Claim 25
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,761,414 for "Asynchronous data synchronization amongst devices" - Claim 20
  • U.S. Patent No. 8,046,721 for "Unlocking a device by performing gestures on an unlock image" - Claim 8
  • U.S. Patent No. 8,074,172 for a "Method, system, and graphical user interface for providing word recommendation" - Claim 1


Samsung devices that Apple claims were used to infringe on Apple's patents: Samsung AdmireSamsung Galaxy NexusSamsung Galaxy NoteSamsung Galaxy Note IISamsung Galaxy S IISamsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G TouchSamsung Galaxy S II SkyrocketSamsung Galaxy S IIISamsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1Samsung Stratosphere


The patents that Samsung asserts were infringed on by Apple:


  • U.S. Patent No. 7,756,087 for a "Method and apparatus for performing non-scheduled transmission in a mobile communication system for supporting an enhanced uplink data channel" - Claim 10
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,551,596 for a "Method and apparatus for signaling control information of uplink packet data service in mobile communication system" - Claim 13
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,226,449 for an "Apparatus for recording and reproducing digital image and speech" - Claim 27
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,579,239 for a "Remote video transmission system" - Claims 1 and 15


The Apple devices that Samsung says were used to infringe on its patents: Apple iPhone 4Apple iPhone 4sApple iPhone 5Apple iPad 2Apple iPad 3Apple iPad 4Apple iPad MiniApple iPod Touch (5th generation)Apple iPod Touch (4th generation), Apple MacBook Pro


None of the devices are current-generation models although some, like the Apple iPhone 4s and the Apple iPad 2 are still being sold. Also, Samsung is seeking to have Apple's '172 patent for auto-correct technology invalidated. The USPTO will take another look at certain parts of the patent via a Re-examination. Check out the filing below for more on that issue.


The Apple via Samsung second patent trial is expected to begin March 31st.



source: FOSSPatents, Scribd via AppleInsider

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posted on 05 Feb 2014, 01:25 6

1. PapaSmurf (Posts: 8922; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Most of the devices Samsung is accused of infringing aren't even sold anymore lol. Apple is looking at more damages since everything infringed is still sold, especially the Macbook Pro.

posted on 05 Feb 2014, 08:33 7

8. alrightihatepickingusernames (Posts: 440; Member since: 29 Dec 2013)


Except for the fact that the president will veto the banning of any of Apple's devices.

posted on 05 Feb 2014, 20:13

12. night_elf (Posts: 38; Member since: 02 Apr 2013)


The problem with the System is, even if Apple is found guilty there will be an other veto and no ban.

posted on 05 Feb 2014, 03:05 6

2. Killua (Posts: 270; Member since: 25 Nov 2013)


Why bother? Just take a glance at the judge and you'll be able to predict the result.

posted on 05 Feb 2014, 03:31 1

3. androiphone20 (Posts: 1521; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


Since most of these devices are 2012 or later, some are not even being manufactured or sold anymore. The products can serve as a basis for damages or injunctive relief

posted on 05 Feb 2014, 09:25

11. PBXtech (Posts: 983; Member since: 21 Oct 2013)


Guess India won't be getting those overpriced iPhone 4's after all.

posted on 05 Feb 2014, 03:34

4. androiphone20 (Posts: 1521; Member since: 10 Jul 2013)


March 31, round two.

posted on 05 Feb 2014, 05:27

5. kabhijeet.16 (Posts: 665; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)


This is a highly specific and technical article.. See now, all the stupid iFAN / Sammy comments are missing from this article. Otherwise, we see a lot of comments like Plastic/copy/ icons/ lag/ cartoon ui/ boring OS/etc... LOL

posted on 05 Feb 2014, 08:14 2

6. mturby (unregistered)


the judge is totally biased. she cant preside anymore on these lawsuit.

posted on 05 Feb 2014, 09:12

9. darkkjedii (Posts: 12637; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Obviously she didn't get that memo. How about you go tell her in person.

posted on 05 Feb 2014, 08:24 1

7. jacko1977 (Posts: 400; Member since: 11 Feb 2012)


apple just wants the money back that they gave to samsung for parts and ban them coz samsung is a threat on sales

grow up apple and fight fair

posted on 05 Feb 2014, 09:14

10. COZMAN (Posts: 99; Member since: 28 Nov 2013)


Both great companies who need to grow up.

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