Apple supplier TSMC counter-sues GlobalFoundries as patent fight intensifies

Apple supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. in a series of patent lawsuits lodged on Monday claims segment competitor GlobalFoundries infringes on owned patents, with the filings representing the latest volley in what has become a tit-for-tat legal battle. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple patent describes simple system to make iPhone buttons feel clicky though a case

If you keep your iPhone in a case, as most people do, you’ll know that volume and power buttons can lose their nice definitive clicking sensation, and instead feel rather squishy. That’s a problem Apple thinks it can solve … more… The post Apple patent describes simple system to make iPhone buttons feel clicky though […]

Apple hit with patent infringement suit over iMessage & FaceTime encryption tech

Apple has been hit with another lawsuit today that alleges features such as iMessage and FaceTime infringe on the patents of Finnish company MPH Technologies. As detailed in the suit, MPH apparently tried to license the patents to Apple in 2016 and 2017, but to no avail. more… The post Apple hit with patent infringement […]

Patent lawsuit takes aim at Apple’s encrypted iMessage and FaceTime services, VPN technology

A lawsuit filed in federal court on Thursday alleges certain aspects of Apple products, including iMessage and FaceTime, infringe on multiple patents owned by Finnish holdings firm MPH Technologies, which attempted to license its IP to Apple in 2016. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple hit with patent infringement lawsuit over the Apple Watch’s heart rate technology

As detailed in a new report from Axios, Apple is facing a lawsuit from Michigan-based Omni MedSci over the Apple Watch. The company, a technology started focused on “near-infrared and mid-infrared broadband lasers,” alleges that the heart rate technology in the Apple Watch infringe on its patent… more… 9to5Mac