The five patents are, in plain language:
• U.S. Patent No. 6,999,800: Relating to a method of managing power — on, sleep, off — in a smartphone that includes both a phone system and a PDA.
• U.S. Patent No. 5,541,988: Relating to a telephone dialer that can store and access information in a telephone directory.
• U.S. Patent No. 6,058,183: Another telephone directory patent, this one covering a method of selecting one page from a plurality of pages.
• U.S. Patent No. 6,320,957: Still another telephone directory patent, this one specifying a way to actually make a call once the number has been located.
• U.S. Patent No. 7,716,505: A second power-management patent, this one covering a method for transferring data from volatile memory to non-volatile memory when a device enters sleep mode.
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Please see: The specific Apple patents over which Apple is suing HTC – March 02, 2010