Apple sued over patent infringement in Macs

Posted on Monday, Jan 22 2007 @ 03:21 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
A company called Opti has sued Apple for using its patented technology in the Mac computers:
OPTi filed suit in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on January 16 alleging that Apple violates three OPTi patents on what it calls "“Predictive Snooping of Cache Memory for Master-Initiated Accesses.”

OPTi says Apple uses its patented predictive snooping technology without permission in its desktop, notebook, and server computers and has asked for a jury trial to settle the dispute.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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