Motorola files second appeal against dismissal of its ITC claims against Apple
The court last month ruled that Motorola's last standing patent related to the case, for a proximity sensor, was invalid. U.S. Patent No. 6,246,862 covered a system that prevented a touchscreen from registering accidental touches during a phone call. Motorola argued that the prior art that Apple said quashed the patent was for handsets with buttons, not for the touchscreen devices that Motorola's patent covered.
As for the three other patents, Google appealed the decision in September and that appeal is ongoing. Google filed its opening brief in February and the ITC, along with Apple intervening on its behalf, responded on May 6th. Google will file a response and then a hearing will take place. Just Thursday, a court ruled that Microsoft did not infringe on the sam,e
For those who love to dress up and pretend that they are Perry Mason, feel free to read the filing below.
1. tedkord (Posts: 4949; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)
Suddenly Apple thinks prior art is important.
2. mas11 (Posts: 1030; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)
Talk about sleazy, Apple will say whatever it takes to win even if it contradicts other statements they have made in the past about prior art. It's sad when Congress calls Tim Cook to discuss Apple's tax dodging and ends up asking him how they should fix it. The whose system is just so brainwashed and corrupt.
4. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)
No one who knows Apple a little doesn't trust them a word
7. anywherehome (Posts: 971; Member since: 13 Dec 2011)
No one = everyone
double negative, like spanish like it :)
6. stealthd (Posts: 969; Member since: 12 Jun 2011)
lol. Motorola's playing the same game Apple's accused of, competing in the court room, but they lose, yet Apple's the only "sleazy" one. Fanboys say the darndest things.
3. Doctor.Who (Posts: 5; Member since: 23 May 2013)
Apple always accuse others of violating patents. While most of his business is infringed patents
5. stealthd (Posts: 969; Member since: 12 Jun 2011)
If that were true they would have been hammered into the ground with court losses by now, but that hasn't happened.