“Apple Computer has asked a federal court to determine that Burst.com’s allegations of patent infringement are invalid,” Dawn Kawamoto reports for CNET News. “‘In late 2005, in at least one written communication, Burst.com’s attorneys threatened litigation against Apple,’ the complaint states. ‘Apple denies that any of the patents in (the) suit are or have been infringed by Apple and disputes their validity.’ Burst.com, in response to Apple’s complaint, said it plans to file a countersuit alleging patent infringement related to the iPod and iTunes, as well as to Apple’s QuickTime software. A representative for Apple noted: ‘Unfortunately, we have been unable to resolve the disagreement with Burst directly, so we are asking the court to decide.'”
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Apple Computer sues Burst after negotiations over iTunes, iPod patent licenses breakdown – January 06, 2006