Thursday, May 26, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
New Toshiba 8TB X300 Hard Disk Drive Released
Microsoft Says Users Can Still Deny Windows 10 Upgrade
Apple Looking Into Charging Stations For Electric Cars: report
Google To Open Self-driving Car Engineering center in Michigan
AMD Introduces the FirePro S7100X Hardware-Virtualized GPU for Blade Servers
Europe Proposes New E-commerce Rules
HP Enterprise to Merge IT Services Unit With Computer Sciences
Samsung Introduces Galaxy Tab Iris Equipped with Iris Recognition Technology
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Creativ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, May 16, 2006
Creative Sues Apple


Creative Technology , the distant No. 2 to Apple in the music player market, on Monday said it filed patent complaints against Apple in federal court and with a U.S. trade agency.

Singapore-based Creative also said it had filed a lawsuit against Cupertino, California-based Apple in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, alleging violation of the company's "Zen" patent.

The U.S. Patent Office issued the Zen patent to Creative on August 9, 2005. Creative said it covers the software menus users navigate to find and play back music on most portable digital media players, including Creative's Zen and Nomad brands as well as Apple iPod devices.

The struggling company seeks an injunction and increased damages for what it claims is Apple's "wilful infringement of the Zen patent." Several Creative engineers working in California filed the patent application on January 5, 2001.

Creative said it had filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission asking the agency to probe whether Apple has violated import laws by selling iPod and iPod Nano music players that infringe on Creative's Zen patent.

Creative said it is seeking an exclusion order and cease-and-desist order against Apple that would prohibit it from selling, marketing or importing into the United States its hit products.


Previous
Next
New Organic Semiconductor Material Expected Promises Cheaper Flat-Panel TVs        All News        Sony to Launch First Blu-ray Notebook and Desktop PCs
MTV's Downloading Service to Challenge iTunes     General Computing News      IBM Claims World Record in Magnetic Tape Data Density

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Apple Looking Into Charging Stations For Electric Cars: report
Apple Supplier Talks About All-glass iPhone
Apple Celebrates Chinese Music with GarageBand Update
Apple Invests $1 billion in Chinese Ride-hailing Service
Apple and SAP to Develop Business Apps For iPhone And iPad
Apple Loses China Trademark For 'iPhone' On Leather Goods
Apple Reports Second Quarter Results
iPhone 7 May Not Be Enough to Boost Apple's Sales
Future Apple Watch Apps Should Work Without An iPhone
Apple Updates MacBook with Latest Processors, Longer Battery Life
KGI Analyst Says iPhone 7 To Feature 'All glass' Enclosure Along With An AMOLED Screen
Report Says Apple To Extend iPhone Output Cut

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .