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A South Korea shop manager shows Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S mobile phone (R) and Apple's iPhone 3G at a shop in Seoul on July 27, 2010. . (Park Ji-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Invalidates Half Of $1B Award Against Samsung In Fight With Apple

A federal judge in San Jose is erasing nearly half of the $1 billion in damages that a jury decided Samsung Electronics should pay Apple in a high-profile trial over the smartphone and tablet computer patents.

03/01/2013

A South Korea shop manager shows Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S mobile phone (R) and Apple's iPhone 3G at a shop in Seoul on July 27, 2010. . (Park Ji-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple, Samsung Resume Smartphone Battle Before San Jose Judge

Lawyers for the world’s top-two smartphone makers return to court in San Jose Thursday to resume their epic, $1 billion patent fight.

12/06/2012

A view of the main entrance to Apple Inc. headquarters in Cupertino. (Ryan Anson/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple Settles Patent Disputes With Taiwan’s HTC

In a joint statement Sunday, the two companies said they also signed a 10-year license agreement that will extend to current and future patents held by one another.

11/11/2012

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Facebook Files Patent Countersuit Against Yahoo

Facebook is stepping up its patent dispute with Yahoo by filing its own lawsuit against the struggling Internet icon.

04/03/2012

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