View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
August 20, 2012

Motorola files new patent case against Apple

Latest spat involves voice application Siri

By CBR Staff Writer

Google’s Motorola Mobility has filed a new patent infringement case with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) alleging that Apple has infringed its patents including Siri voice-recognition programme in its devices.

The patents are associated with Apple’s devices which include the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch and the company is seeking a ban on the import of those devices which are manufactured overseas.

Motorola has alleged that various Apple devices have infringed upon seven of its patents which include features like location reminders, e-mail notification, and phone/video players, according to Bloomberg.

Motorola spokeswoman said that the company would like to settle these patent matters, but Apple’s unwillingness to work out a license leaves it little choice but to defend themselves ourselves and their engineers’ innovations.

This is the second claim which Motorola has filed against the Cupertino based-Apple.

In April 2012, US judges were in favour of Motorola in a case against Apple which concluded that Apple infringed one of the four patents included in the first case and the final decision is expected to be on 24 August 2012 which could lead to an import ban of iPhones in the US.

Content from our partners
DTX Manchester welcomes leading tech talent from across the region and beyond
The hidden complexities of deploying AI in your business
When it comes to AI, remember not every problem is a nail

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how Progressive Media Investments may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.
THANK YOU