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Spotlight: US ITC launches probe into alleged patent infringement by smartphone makers

The U.S. International Trade Commission is investigating seven smartphone companies for patent infringement of certain media player technology in response to a complaint filed by Singapore-based Creative Technology.

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Spotlight: US ITC launches probe into HTC over Nokia patent infringement complaint

The U.S. International Trade Commission launched a probe this week into allegations that a Taiwanese mobile handset maker infringed on Nokia patents

ITC decision could result in US import ban on some iPhones, iPads

A decision this week by the U.S. International Trade Commission could result in a United States import ban of Apple's iPhone 4 and iPad 2 3G due to violations of Samsung patents.

Nokia puts HTC One's microphone on mute

Nokia succeeded this week in convincing an Amsterdam court to block STMicroelectronics from supplying HTC with the microphone used in its recently launched HTC One smartphone.

Judge slices $450M off $1B Apple-Samsung patent award

Federal judge Lucy Koh has cut Apple's $1 billion patent damages award against Samsung by $450 million because the jury had incorrectly calculated damages for 14 mobile Samsung products, Reuters reported.

Apple takes fire from Alcatel-Lucent while reloading for Samsung fight

The smartphone market is beginning to resemble the gunfight at the O.K. Corral. An Alcatel-Lucent unit began shooting this week at Apple and LG Electronics over smartphone patent infringement, while Apple was loading more ammunition into its legal guns aimed at Samsung and Samsung was taking cover from Ericsson.

Apple files patent infringement suit against Samsung

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung claiming that some of the vendor's smartphones along with its GalaxyTab tablets infringe on Apple's patents and