A court in London invalidates Samsung's assertion that some Apple products infringe on its patents regarding transmissions over a 3G network.
The suit follows an initial judgment from the U.S. International Trade Commission that went against HTC.
Thanks to an embellished statement by Apple following a U.K. court order, the company must now pay Samsung's legal fees.
Users of news-sharing site Reddit have accused Apple of deliberately hiding the court-ordered Samsung "apology" statement on the U.K. Apple Web site.
New lawsuits are a continuation of an ongoing legal battle between the two companies over the use of GSM, 3G, and Wi-Fi technology.
Apple has appealed an old billion dollar case claiming Google's Motorola overcharged for FRAND patents in the iPhone.
The maker of Android phones is cleared by a German judge of infringing Nokia patents in two separate cases.
An Apple attorney says during opening arguments that it's targeting Samsung for litigation because it's Samsung that chose to put the infringing features in its devices, not Google.
The newly granted patent describes a way to attach lenses to the iPhone via a bayonet mount.
Judge Lucy Koh overrules Samsung's request that an instructional video about patents not be shown to the jury because it features Apple products.