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ITC Judge Finds HTC in Violation of Two Apple Patents

ITC Judge Finds HTC in Violation of Two Apple Patents

Posted July 15, 2011 at 10:52pm by iClarified · 11169 views
An ITC judge has found HTC in violation of two Apple patents which appear to be at the core of Android and are likely infringed by all Android devices, according to FOSS Patents.

I have looked at those patents before and they appear to be very fundamental. They are very likely to be infringed by code that is at the core of Android. It's telling that those two patents are also at issue between Apple and Motorola (and the '263 patent was also used by Apple against Nokia).

The two patents infringed on are:
● U.S. Patent No. 5,946,647 on a "system and method for performing an action on a structure in computer-generated data"


● U.S. Patent No. 6,343,263 on a "real-time signal processing system for serially transmitted data" (while this sounds like a pure hardware patent, there are various references in it to logical connections, drivers, programs...)

This decision by an administrative law judge has yet to be reviewed by the six-member commission. The commission has the power to ban imports into the U.S.

Apple has also filed a second ITC complaint against HTC which claims they infringe on other patents as well.

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Lm
Lm - July 16, 2011 at 10:05am
I'm buying HTC next! I love it when people shite on apple!
Unhandsome_scurvy_boy ^__^
Unhandsome_scurvy_boy ^__^ - July 16, 2011 at 2:52pm
You love brown showers you freak :D
Unhandsome_scurvy_boy ^__^
Unhandsome_scurvy_boy ^__^ - July 16, 2011 at 5:34am
HTC you're going down with your cha cha shite!! Bend over 4 Apple n take it like a man :D
Digihead
Digihead - July 16, 2011 at 7:11am
Hell yeah! :D
Unhandsome_scurvy_boy ^__^
Unhandsome_scurvy_boy ^__^ - July 16, 2011 at 2:51pm
Right on amigo! Apple to kick exxon mobil of their perch next year!
HTC
HTC - July 16, 2011 at 3:00pm
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