Here's How to Join the MacBook Pro Crappy Keyboard Class Action Lawsuit

· Jeff Gamet · Cool Stuff Found

Apple revamped the built-in keyboard on its Mac laptop lineup in 2015 with a new butterfly switch mechanism. Turns out a lot of customers have been disappointed because some of the keys stop working and the only fix is to replace the keyboard with the same design and potentially face another failed keyboard. Now there’s a class action lawsuit calling out the design as defective. If you have a 2015 or later MacBook or a 2016 or later MacBook Pro you can sign up to be part of the suit. Happy litigating!

Here’s How to Join the MacBook Pro Crappy Keyboard Class Action Lawsuit

Apple Gets Another Ally in its Qualcomm Patent Royalty Fight

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Apple suing Qualcomm over patent royalty payments

The Computer & Communications Industry Association—which includes companies such as Google, Microsoft, and Facebook—has thrown in with Apple in mobile device patent royalty fight with Qualcomm.

Supreme Court Just Killed Marshall Texas Patent Troll Business

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Supreme Court says patent holders have to file infringement cases where the plaintiff is incorporated

A patent battle over flavored water may turn into a win for iPhone and Mac maker Apple, and a big loss for patent trolls. Thanks to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Monday, patent infringement cases must be filed in the jurisdiction where the offending company is incorporated, which will greatly limit the court choices open to patent trolls.

RSA Sues Apple Claiming Apple Pay Patent Infringement

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RSA hits Apple and Visa with patent infringement lawsuit over Apple Pay

RSA filed a lawsuit against Apple and Visa over the weekend claiming the iPhone maker’s Apple Pay feature infringes on patents it owns. The company says it holds 13 patents covering Apple Pay technology, and hasn’t been able to get Apple or Visa to pay for licensing.