“In a letter sent to Lodsys on Monday, Apple asked that the company withdraw letters sent to app developers demanding they license the technology,” Jim Dalrymple reports for The Loop.
“‘Apple is undisputedly licensed to these patents and the App Makers are protected by that license,’ wrote Bruce Sewell, Apple Senior Vice President and General Counsel,” Dalrymple reports. “Wrote Sewell, ‘These licensed products and services enable Apple’s App Makers to communicate with end users through the use of Apple’s own licensed hardware, software, APIs, memory, servers, and interfaces, including Apple’s App Store. Because Apple is licensed under Lodsys’ patents to offer such technology to its App Makers, the App Makers are entitled to use this technology free from any infringement claims by Lodsys.’
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]
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