Thursday, October 23, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Sprint Now Offer $20, 1GB Family Data Plan
Microsoft Releases New Kinect SDK And Adapter Kit
Windows 10 To Offer Enhanced Security and Identity Protection
Google Unveils Inbox
BitTorrent Claims Sync File Transfers Faster Than Dropbox, Google, and OneDrive
ARM Extends Scalability of CoreLink
Samsung's Nook Tablet Now Available With Large Screen
IBM and Microsoft to Collaborate on Hybrid Cloud Solutions
Active Discussions
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
How to generate lots of different CDs quickly
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
 Home > News > General Computing > Apple f...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, March 09, 2005
Apple faces patent lawsuits


Two companies have filed separate lawsuits against Apple, claiming it has violated patents related to the iPod and the iTunes music store.

According to NewsFactorNetwork, Advanced Audio Devices is alleging the iPod digital music device infringes on one of the company's patents covering a "music jukebox", while Pat-rights has filed a suit focusing on Apple's digital rights management (DRM) technology, claiming the company is violating its patent.

Advanced Audio Devices filed its patent in August 2000 for a method of storing a music library in a digital format. The company did try to settle its claim with Apple in December, according to news reports, but Apple rebuffed the attempt.

Pat-rights was granted its patent in December 2003, with a filing that describes a technique for protecting software from unauthorised use.

Pat-rights president Peter Chung says Apple's DRM technology ? called Fairplay ? is not patented, adding that Apple had not sought patent rights because it knew the patent belonged to someone else.


Previous
Next
Sony 2005 DVD Recorder Line Includes HDD Model With HDMI        All News        NEC LCD Technologies Announces High-End 21.3" LCD with RGB LED
DivX 6.0 Video Technology Offers Improved Video Experience for Consumers     General Computing News      Creative Announces Sound Blaster Live! ADVANCED MB

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Strong iPhone, Mac And App Store Sales Drive Apple's Record September Quarter Revenue And Earnings
Apple iOS 8.1 Available For Download
Apple Introduces New iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 And iMac with Retina 5K Display
New iPads Leaked Ahead Of Official Launch Event
New iPhones Arrive in 36 More Countries This Month
GT To Stop Production In Sapphire Plant, Accuses Apple Of 'Oppressive" Contract Terms
Apple and Google Each worth more than USD $100
Icahn Urges Apple To Start Buying Back More Stock
New iPads Coming October 16
Apple Sapphire Partner Files for Bankruptcy
Apple To Hold iPad Event This Month
Europe Says Ireland Helped Apple Pay Less Taxes

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .