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Alcatel-Lucent sues Apple over video compression patent

Tuesday 4 September 2012 | 09:01 CET | News
Alcatel-Lucent subsidiary Multimedia Patent Trust has sued Apple in a federal court in San Diego claiming that Apple infringed a patent for video compression technology, Bloomberg reports. Apple products, including the iPhone 4S, iPad 2 and "new iPad", infringe one or more claims of the patent by virtue of the manner in which they encode video, according to the complaint filed on 29 August. Multimedia Patent Trust is seeking a court order to stop the alleged infringement and unspecified damages. Apple would not comment on the matter.

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Companies: Alcatel-Lucent USA/FR / Apple
Countries: United States
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