Motorola seeks U.S. import ban on Apple iPhone and Apple iPad with new ITC claim

Motorola Mobility is seeking a U.S. ban on the Apple iPhone and Apple iPad with its new claim filed with the ITC, that alleges Apple infringed on seven of its patents; non of the patents in question are FRAND related or standards essential patents...
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94 Comments

53. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Even if it is, they deserve it!

47. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Lolololol yes!! Maybe this is part of the Google/Samsung anti-Apple thing.

67. snowgator

Posts: 3614; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Karma.... Still one of the best phones I ever owned. It is the reason I still love portrait sliders......

4. kunyuk

Posts: 56; Member since: Jun 29, 2012

Now that's what i call great news!!!

54. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Really great news.

5. phonton

Posts: 65; Member since: Dec 27, 2011

Google has to justify the acquisition and I believe here it is or atleast starts here

6. Ravail

Posts: 182; Member since: Oct 14, 2011

lol oh man, look out apple.. You own medicine is coming back to bite you ;)

7. Cerberusa2a

Posts: 33; Member since: May 24, 2012

Wow, when it rains...it pours.

9. Mxyzptlk unregistered

This is blatant patent abuse. I dont see this getting much support.

11. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Whatever you say, pal.

14. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Whatever I say isn't biased.

20. tedkord

Posts: 17133; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

No. Not you. You're not biased at all. Nope. Not a bit. No way. Nyet. Uh uh.

40. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Let's test that hypothesis. How do you feel about Apple's litigation against other companies?

84. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

And right on cue....no response from him. He could at least lie to sound more unbiased about Apple's lawsuits when you asked this. The Apple love must be so embedded he cant even lie...

94. Mxyzptlk unregistered

As I said before the truth isn't bias.

93. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I feel its justified if it means protecting your property.

59. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

What ever you say Taco is biased.....

22. ekia007

Posts: 61; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

Apple is already out of innovation. dude.

56. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

What have they, or what did they innovate! Nothing.... Things taken from hear and there.

58. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Crud, hit the up button instead of the down. Sorry!

92. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

If you get a dollar for each thumb down you have received. You will be a millionaire by the end of the year.

12. FrostyDanny

Posts: 90; Member since: Jul 15, 2012

Go Motorolla Karma is a bitch Apple!

15. phljcnth

Posts: 552; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Considering Apple itself is a U.S. company, sh*t just got real.

73. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

If memory serves, Motorola was an American company too...

16. sbr999

Posts: 79; Member since: Jun 05, 2012

I hope Apple is forced to pay serious cash to Moto... or at least be fined seriously for whatever the reason. They are terribly annoying with their patent wars anyway.

19. tedkord

Posts: 17133; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I hope they pay nothing, but rather are forced to drop their ridiculous shape and color lawsuits, or face a ban of their own products. Serves them right.

24. sbr999

Posts: 79; Member since: Jun 05, 2012

I agree. It can't get dumber. I mean, having a patent for the front and back made of glass? rectangular shape? Black back.. really? Cosmetics shouldn't be awarded patents.

60. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Yes. It seems I was making a similar point this morning on another article...

27. Pdubb

Posts: 249; Member since: Aug 08, 2011

I wonder how this will affect the "new" iPhone or the rumored mini iPad? Will there be a preliminary injunction or will it be tied up for years and give Apple a chance to change some stuff? If Moto can get that injunction Apple could be in a world of hurt. What would be their money maker while they fought this case?

29. tedkord

Posts: 17133; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

They'd be fine. The US is a big market, but the injunction would not affect them in the rest of the world. Plus, I'm sure they'd be able to work around whatever patents they'd need to in a brief time, though that's just conjecture at this point, not knowing what the patents involved actually are.
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