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Apple Sues for use of “App Store”

Apple has once again become involved in a lawsuit regarding the use of the term “App Store” and its trademark off the term. Apple Inc. has sued Inc accusing the online retailer of trademark infringement and unfair competition due…

Apple Sued in Lawsuit Over Apps Sale of Private Data

Apple has been named in a class action lawsuit alleging that iPhones and iPads produce devices, such as a Unique Device Identifier (UDID), which allows advertisers to track what applications users download, how frequently they use them and…

To share or not to share? Legal privacy concerns abound

With customer database and smartphone hacks, the safety of cell phone customer information could be the next wave in civil litigation.

Mobile technology has led to a confusing web of patent suits

It seems as though almost every day a new suit is filed by or against the largest cell phone makers. The Mac Observer reports that in the first week of March 2010, a patent infringement lawsuit was filed…

Apple vs. Google: Who will win the mobile wars?

The New York Times Sunday Business Section on March 14, 2010, chronicles the epic battle of Apple vs. Google for dominance of the mobile applications market.

Apple vs. GoogleThe previous week, Apple filed a lawsuit against HTC, claiming the Taiwan-based phone maker…

Apple’s App Store continues to alienate

Less than a month ago, Apple removed more than 5,000 apps from its iPhone and iPod App Store.  Apple’s reasoning: the apps included inappropriate content.

However, it seems that Apple was acting more in its interest than that of…

Showdown with Apple over standards could be looming

Wholesale Applications Community (WAC), which includes some of the world’s largest wireless operators (AT&T, Verizon Wireless and Vodafone) and manufacturers (LG Electronics, Samsung and Sony Ericsson), announced in February that it has formed…

Some iPhone apps may require FDA regulation

iphone-stethoscope-trimmed-150As more iPhone apps are released for medical purposes such as diagnosis and treatment of symptoms, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), and other health-related purposes, Apple‘s mobile device is garnering more attention from the FDA.

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iPhone app developers can’t utilize GPS for advertising

Apple has announced that the GPS feature in iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS may be accessed only to provide what the company describes as “beneficial information.”  The restriction means no advertising using Apple’s Core Location framework.

Fastcase released on iPhone-Amazing start for mobile legal research

Screenshot 6Billable hours just became more mobile.  It was announced today that  Fastcase has released the first ever legal research app for the iPhone and all other Apple mobile devices.  According to, Fastcase is the largest law library…

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