Apple v HTC: the lawsuits left behind
This week’s settlement between HTC and Apple means an end to at least 10 unresolved lawsuits across three countries involving around 39 patents and 21 firms. Here is a look at some of the patents the Apple-HTC agreement will cover, and the myriad firms representing the two companies
In the UK, there were
two trials scheduled in lawsuits brought
by HTC against Apple. The first was set for November 19 and was
due to last four days in which HTC sought the revocation of
Apple’s EP (UK)
2126678 patent (relating to bounce
A 20-day trial was due to begin on November 11 2013 and
related to four more UK European patents:
Earlier this year, HTC applied to have Apple’s
2964022, 2059868 and 1168859
patents revoked. Apple sued HTC for infringing these patents
and patent 2098948. HTC counterclaimed to have
the '948 patent revoked. Mr Justice
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