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Ericsson sues Apple for patents related to 5G technologies

Ericsson sues Apple for patents related to 5G technologies

Swedish telecom giant Ericsson is suing Apple in the Texas Federal Court, demanding to determine that the royalties offered to Apple to license its 5G wireless patents are fair and reasonable. The dispute revolves around the fees Apple should pay Ericsson for 5G...

Crocs accuses 21 brands of copying its “iconic design”

Crocs accuses 21 brands of copying its “iconic design”

Crocs Inc. has filed lawsuits against 21 companies, including the multinational retail corporation Walmart, alleging infringement of the foam clogs’ “distinctively quirky design.” According to the complaints, Crocs asserts that it maintains an array of “valuable...

Huawei and Verizon settle pending patent disputes

Huawei and Verizon settle pending patent disputes

Huawei and Verizon have decided to agree to settle two legal disputes pending among them for infringement of patented technologies. The trials, whose celebration was scheduled for this year, had been filed by Huawei against Verizon, the largest mobile telephone...

YouTube is not liable for its users’ copyright infringement

YouTube is not liable for its users’ copyright infringement

The European Court of Justice has recently established, with its own decision, the general principle according to which – under certain conditions – YouTube and other online platforms are not liable for their users’ uploading of copyright-protected content. The...