Apple ordered to pay $533 million to Smartflash LLC to settle iTunes patent infringement suit

By Shawn Knight ยท 4 replies
Feb 25, 2015
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  1. A federal jury on Tuesday found that Apple's iTunes platform infringed on a trio of patents owned by patent holding and licensing firm Smartflash LLC. The Cupertino-based company has been ordered to pay damages to the tune of $532.9 million...

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  2. Scshadow

    Scshadow TS Evangelist Posts: 511   +152

  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    Maybe they don't call themselves 'Smart' flash for nothing. They took on the worlds mightiest and came up trumps. Although $533 million is chump change to Apple they still got stung, now lets see if Google & co. can add to their coffers. Why work when you can sue?...
  4. Camikazi

    Camikazi TS Evangelist Posts: 925   +284

    Apple is going to fight this and try to bankrupt that company, I guarantee it.
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    I wouldn't put it past them.

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