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Apple tries again to take Motorola Mobility to court to protect its 3G/4G devices

0. phoneArena posted on 04 Aug 2012, 02:19

Once again, Apple is trying to get Motorola Mobility into a courtroom so that it can protect its devices that offer 3G/4G connectivity using a Qualcomm baseboard chip; Apple fears having to remove certain products from its online store...

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posted on 04 Aug 2012, 02:27 26

1. ishfaq.mehraj (Posts: 10; Member since: 30 Jul 2012)

Frustrated apple...

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 20:09 2

99. The_Godfather (Posts: 196; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)

What the f**k is wrong with Apple?

Are they thinking that they can increase their sales for next iPhone or iPad in this way? They are f**king ruining Apple's image in the market with these moves.

Bottom line is "Apple's" days would be over soon. Now jus get tha hell out of hea

posted on 05 Aug 2012, 02:30

101. Mxyzptlk (unregistered)

Why? Blame Google and Motorola for abusing FRAND patents.

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 02:28 7

2. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)

Motorola and Google being anti competitive and abusing FRAND patents. They should come up with new wireless technology instead of litigating and trying to enforce patents.

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 02:39 12

4. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)

Ha! How do you know the patents at issue are subject to FRAND? Jumping the gun a bit, aren't you? BTW, this isn't judge Koh, so Apple isn't exactly favored.

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 02:41 3

5. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)

Doesn't matter who the judge is. If Apple wins you'll claim the judge is biased/fanboy/on Apple's payroll.

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 03:20 15

10. dmckay12 (Posts: 243; Member since: 25 Feb 2012)

If Motorola wins, then you will will claim the same thing.

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 10:26 5

52. joey_sfb (Posts: 6547; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)

Then Apple should stay out of the courtroom, and in their research lab making innovative product that people would want to buy.

Remember that Apple makes its Billion and upcoming Trillon from product sales not lawsuits.

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 09:30 1

47. roscuthiii (Posts: 2234; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)

It's not Koh, but this judge may prove just as inept:
"The judge also provided Apple with some guidance on how to get the filing to stick if the Cupertino company decided to file again. Judge Sabraw's advice was apparently followed by Apple as the company did indeed re-file on Friday."

Man, I wish I had judges do all my legal homework for me.

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 14:55 2

91. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)

Why is the judge providing guidance to Apple 'proof' of bias? Providing guidance that is still missed in a subsequent re-file is an even better foundation for a decision to dismiss the case with prejudice (no ability to further re-file).

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 03:29 17

11. frydaexiii (Posts: 1475; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)

Oh you trying to iRationalize. Are you too blind to even see? If Apple weren't using Motorola tech without paying, why would they be so afraid and bring them to court AGAIN? Everyone can see they're trying to free load of Motorola's tech by not paying to use it and claiming it's FRAND.

3G isn't FRAND if a rectangle isn't, and Motorola's been making phones way before your parents even had an accident which resulted in you. So just take your iLogic to some place that welcomes it like Cult Of Mac or something.

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 03:59 4

13. RapidCat (Posts: 351; Member since: 12 Jun 2012)


posted on 04 Aug 2012, 04:01 5

15. Rocksteady (unregistered)

Motorola and Google being anti competitive?!
Can't you see how much Android OS evolved over it's first versions?
Motorola with their powerful radios, giant batteries on the MAXX, and using premium materials and finishing for their devises?
Meanwhile apple still running the same OS on their phone with a stolen notification bar, and using glass for their phones, and the display is still 3.5 inches.
I suggest you look up the term "Competitive" in a dictionary.
Have a good day.

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 04:12 7

18. Ubi2447 (Posts: 131; Member since: 14 Feb 2012)

Aye. Anti-competitive behavior is taking everyone to court over someone else's product instead of spending time and effort to create something to best the competition.

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 09:20 5

45. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)

Taco just posts stuff without knowing what it means - lol, anti-competitive - yeah, then what does HTC, SAMSUNG, LG, PANTECH...etc....have for phones?

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 04:54 5

24. SonyFTW2020 (Posts: 311; Member since: 03 May 2012)

taco's determination to be wrong on just about everypost is really something to behold...lol

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 09:16 3

43. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)

just a totally ignorant comment by TACO - is your love of APPLE dumbed you down even more?

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 02:42 12

6. andrew1953 (Posts: 176; Member since: 13 Nov 2011)

Tis all bad karma for Apple. When their brand starts to decline maybe they'll understand why they are truly the most hated ,vexatious litigant of all times.

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 04:00 9

14. andro. (Posts: 1999; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)

Anyone else getting bored of hearing the words'apple''court''patents' and 'ban' all in then same articles,Apple truly are ridiculous,and the more exposure their bizarre actions are getting the more even their I fans are turning away from them as seen in the world wide stats of android now nearing 70% market share

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 04:13 10

19. groupsacc (Posts: 232; Member since: 28 Feb 2012)

Only Apple has the "balls" to sue another company to use their patents.

And no. They won't let any other companies use their patented rectangles. But they have the god's given right to use other companies' inventions.

I thought Microsoft was bad with all their anti-competitive business practices, but Apple, damn. They make Microsoft look like angels. At least Microsoft holds REAL patents.

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 08:59 6

41. Aeires (unregistered)

Apple is the new MS. The 'Think Different' stance from the 80's is long dead.

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 12:27 1

71. 12Danny12 (Posts: 20; Member since: 25 Jun 2012)

well. there is nothing wrong with MS. they are a kinder company. they don't really sue people that much. compared to apple

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 13:14 3

78. tedkord (Posts: 13886; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)

They threaten to sue, and settle. The difference is, they don't sue over basic geometric shapes, and want only a ban.

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 04:38 9

22. jroc74 (Posts: 6019; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)

I hope I can get back to the day when I didnt know all this was going on.....

I might need to go cold turkey from online forums. I dont know whats worse.....Apple's behavior...or the fanboys who agree with it and feel anything Apple does is right.

Taco....how about Apple make rounded corners, black borders, rectangle phones, round corners of icons, icon pics, etc FRAND...

How....about.....that? Where are Apple's FRAND patents? What are they?

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 05:14 13

26. wendygarett (unregistered)


posted on 04 Aug 2012, 11:31 4

62. Sackboy117 (Posts: 178; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)

Because the iPhone has always been Steve Jobs' phone and never the "People's Phone".

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 05:33 9

27. amiaq (Posts: 509; Member since: 30 Jun 2012)

What apple? don't have own patent now? just pay up !!

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 06:17 4

28. Reverence (Posts: 224; Member since: 16 Jul 2012)

when will Apple learn anything.........rather than trying to ban their devices pair with them on a reasonable price.........things can be much better for Apple in this way

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 07:26 6

30. ampney50 (Posts: 5; Member since: 03 Aug 2012)

apple can't stand not being the best so they cry like ababy an sue

posted on 04 Aug 2012, 07:57 7

35. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)

Apple is one acquisitve company iv'e herd and seen... They just don't like to pay fees.
That's why they dont have MMS and BLUETOOTH on there device, so it save's them paying to other's! And people go and still buy this restrictead product.

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