“Erik Cherdak, who has sued companies like Wal-Mart Stores, Payless, Nordstrom, Kmart and others in the past, has an interesting complaint,” Purcher reports. “Basically Cherdak is claiming that Apple and Nike have either licensed certain patents or were assigned certain patents from PhatRat to legally protect the Nike + iPod product lines, but that PhatRat deceived the USPTO during a patent examination in gaining the patent grants.”
Purcher reports, “There’s a lot of money on the line here and this case may even slow down other sporting products that Apple may be working on at present.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Edward W." for the heads up.]