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Caltech sues Apple, Broadcom for patent infringement

Tuesday 31 May 2016 | 09:05 CET | News
The California Institute of Technology has filed a lawsuit against Apple alleging the company infringed wireless patents held by the university. Caltech's patents, granted between 2006 and 2012, relate to IRA/LDPC codes that use simpler encoding and decoding circuitry for improved data transmission rates and performance. The technologies are implemented in both the 802.11n and 802.11ac Wi-Fi standards used by many Apple products. In the court filing with the US District Court for Central California, Caltech has demanded a jury trial against Apple and its supplier Broadcom, along with a

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