Apple Wins Patent Trial Against Pendrell Subsidiary

A US jury on Friday found Apple Inc did not infringe five antipiracy patents owned by a Pendrell Corp subsidiary at trial in a Texas federal court. The jury also found that Apple did not prove that the patents were invalid. No damages were awarded to Pendrell subsidiary ContentGuard Holdings. An Apple attorney declined to comment. Samuel Baxter, an attorney for ContentGuard, said they are disappointed by the outcome and…

November 21, 2015
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Brazil Anti-Trust Watchdog to Investigate Actions Against Uber

Brazil’s anti-trust watchdog Cade said on Friday it would investigate anti-competitive actions by some cab drivers and taxi groups against ride-sharing software Uber. Some cab companies have used “abusive means to block the entry of Uber in the market” that includes violence against Uber drivers and passengers, the watchdog said in a statement. As long as controversy over the legality of Uber in the country is not resolved, the software…

November 21, 2015
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