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Apple asks for governing rules on mobile patents

The iPhone maker says that the mobile industry lacks "consistent adherence to Frand principles" and wants the European Telecommunications Standards Institute to step in.

By Feb. 8, 2012


Nano-SIM design gets green light -- but did Apple win?

According to ETSI, it has finally come to an agreement on the Nano-SIM standard. The only issue is, it didn't say which company won.

By Jun. 1, 2012


Nano-SIM card ruling delayed by squabbles

We'll have to wait a while for a decision on the next generation of SIM cards thanks to squabbles between Apple, Nokia and others.

By Mar. 31, 2012


European telecom official takes dim view of Samsung patents

Apple brings out the former board chief of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute to knock down two patents in its case against Samsung.

By Aug. 17, 2012


Apple scores courtroom wins in Motorola FRAND case

The iPhone maker claims that Google-owned handset maker is unfairly seeking excessive royalty payments for patents covering video streaming and Wi-Fi technology.

By Aug. 13, 2012


Apple patent application hints at SIM card focus

The company has reportedly applied to patent the way in which SIM cards are inserted and removed from a device and made resistant to any damage.

By Apr. 5, 2012


Apple prepping for war with competitors over nano-SIM

The iPhone maker is reportedly trying to get its nano-SIM technology to become the new standard in the mobile space, much to the chagrin of Motorola Mobility, RIM, and Nokia.

By Mar. 21, 2012


Nano-SIM: The micro micro-SIM

A German firm announces the first nano-SIM card for smartphones, which measures about 60 percent smaller than a regular SIM card.

By Nov. 11, 2011


Samsung to Apple: It's not copying, it's competing

In an opening statement in its case against Apple, Samsung says similarities between its devices and Apple's are due to the competitive nature of the electronics business.

By Jul. 31, 2012


Apple: DOJ has Samsung's standard-essential patents in its sights

The company says the Justice Department has launched an investigation into Samsung to determine whether it's fairly licensing patents on a FRAND basis.

By Oct. 24, 2012