This week Droplets Inc has this week filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple regards a patent which Droplets registered back in 2000 and was awarded in 2004. Apple is accused of violating the patent in relation with links to applications on its website, movie trailer site and iTunes.
The suit was filed by Droplets in the U.S. District Court in Eastern Texas, a district that is famous for rapid resolution in favour of rights holders in infringement cases. With Droplets describing the invention as a method for remotely delivering “interactive links for presenting applications.”
The patent in question within the lawsuit is U.S. Patent No. 6,687,745, titled : “System and method for delivering a graphical user interface of remote applications over a thin bandwidth connection.”
As more information comes to light we will keep you updated on the case.
Source: Apple Insider
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