Apple has been sued by two more Chinese companies after
having just reached a settlement
Shenzhen Proview Technology for the ownership of iPad
This time Zhi Zhen Internet Technology sued Apple alleging
that Siri is infringing on its voice assistant service
patents. Zhi Zhen said it applied for a patent for its
voice assistant software in 2004, and that it sent Apple a
complaint in May but received no response, according to a
Dow Jones Newswires report.
The second suit was filed by Jiangsu Xuebao, which alleged
that Apple infringed on its trademark of Snow Leopard, the
name of an operating system Apple released in 2009. Jiangsu
Xuebao said it is seeking $80,000 and an apology from
The two new lawsuits come after Apple agreed to pay $60
million to Proview Technology to settle a two-year dispute
over ownership of the iPad trademark in China.
Apple has not commented on the lawsuits.