“The company claims to have conceived, built, and patented critical equipment and network features that form the foundation of today’s advanced 4G broadband wireless technology and systems,” Purcher reports. “Late Friday, the company launched a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple over their new iPad with LTE and Retina Display… It should be noted that ADAPTIX, Inc. was acquired by Acacia Research Corporation in January 2012. According Wikipedia, Acacia Research Corporation has adopted the business model known as patent trolling.”
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MacDailyNews Take: FRANDelicious! Can the legal system get a handle on FRAND patents and royalties due and patent trolls, please! What a collosal waste of time, energy and money. Good thing Apple has a humungous war chest, so they can litigate patent trolls forever, if need be, and still not have their innovative energies sapped.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]