Apple Amongst Tech Firms Facing ITC Patent Probe

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The U.S. International Trade Commission has opened an investigation into Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and others over potential patent violations. It followed a complaint by the company Neodron, filed in Ireland (via Reuters).

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Major Tech Firm Face Patent Investigation

Neodron accused Apple and others of violating patents relating to touch control in mobile phones, computers, and computer parts. The tech firms involved are:

  • Apple
  • Amazon
  • LG
  • Microsoft
  • Motorola Mobility
  • Sony
  • Asustek

While the ITC opened the investigation, it said this did not constitute and judgment on the merits of the case. A hearing will be scheduled for an unknown date in the future.

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