Articles about ITC

Ericsson Gets Paid in Patent Dispute Case Against Samsung

Victories in patent dispute cases sometimes amount to little more than a moral victory. One company sues another and the judgment, if ever actually awarded, hardly covers the cost of legal fees. On January 27, 2014, however, many were reminded that a legal victory can also carry with it pronounced economic benefits,…

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Quandary Peak Assists in Nokia v. HTC Patent Litigation

Nokia’s recent settlement with HTC over smartphone patents was widely reported in the media on Friday, resulting in the dismissal of all pending patent litigation worldwide between the two companies. Industry observers widely cited the outcome as an important step for Nokia in its effort to generate royalties from its patent portfolio.…

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The Role of the US International Trade Commission

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) is a quasi-judicial organization led by a bi-partisan team of six commissioners, appointed by the President and confirmed by Senate. They serve nine-year-terms, and their mission is to administer U.S. trade remedy laws fairly and objectively, while also advising the President and Congress on matters regarding…

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Smartphone Patent Wars: Timeline of the Apple v. Samsung Legal Battle

Over the years, we’ve seen plenty of intellectual property lawsuits involving Apple Inc. (who, ahem, does not like to be called Apple, Inc.). Apple went after Digital Research and Microsoft during the ’80s and ’90s for copying the “look and feel” of the Macintosh OS. But in the last five years, Apple…

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Quandary Peak Experts Analyze Android Camera Architecture

George Edwards and Nenad Medvidovic, two software experts affiliated with Quandary Peak Research, recently completed a comprehensive examination of the camera software architecture of over a dozen Android devices. The two also analyzed a handful of mobile phones powered by Qualcomm’s Brew platform. The inspection and analysis of C++ and Java source…

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