Apple in a “iFon” dispute

iVoice Enterprise, the Indian Based intellectual Property licensing firm has filed four cases against the pending rights relating to the iPhone brand. The company apparently had plans to manufacture affordable smart phones under the ‘iFon’ brand name. Earlier, iVoice Enterprise had filed a rectification petition with the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) in Chennai to…

Ancora Techs., Inc. v. Apple, Inc. illustrates the benefits of keeping things simple

On 3rd March 2014, Apple, Inc. (Apple) lost a case against Ancora Techs., Inc. The case was relating to claim construction (understanding the meaning of claims). This case illustrates the importance of writing clear claims and how clearly worded claims save the day, if and when a patent gets involved in a litigation. The case…