Apple sued over iTunes patent violation

Posted on Tuesday, Jun 21 2005 @ 23:41 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Contois Music Technology sued Apple. They claim that the popular iTunes software violates a six-year old design patent:
According to the suit, persons who were at the time employed by or later became employed by Apple were present at both trade shows and viewed Contois' software. The suit charges Apple later "copied" the invention and used the design ideas in the interface for its iTunes software.
More info at Apple Insider


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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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