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Apple Loses Patent Suit to the Tune of US$625.5m

Apple Loses Patent Suit to the Tune of US$625.5m

Apple has just lost a lawsuit where they are being sued for infringing on three patents relating to their Cover Flow feature. This time around, it isn't done by a patent troll, but by an established company that started the case back in 2008. While they are appealing the US$625.5m judgment, it looks likely they may get two of the infringing patents struck off. Still it would seem like pocket change to the company that has US$40b, but we'll see how the case goes when the appeal takes place.

slashgear.com - Apple has made it clear that they will challenge the recent verdict against the company, involving patent infringement. Mirror Worlds LLC filed the lawsuit back in 2008, basing their allegations that Apple had infringed upon patents for creating “streams” of documents sorted by time. While the specifics of the ruling are unavailable at this time, a federal jury ruled against Apple on Friday, forcing them to potentially pay a substantial sum.

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