Last year, patent holder Lodsys filed lawsuits against iOS developers including James Thomson, Patrick McCarron, IconFactory, Combay, Rovio and more. Apple stepped in and filed a motion to intervene on June 9, 2011. The motion was finally granted this week, says a report in FOSS Patents.
Lodsys asserts that these developers and others infringe on U.S. Patent No. 7,222,078 which describes "methods and systems for gathering information from units of a commodity across a network.
Apple will be given limited rights to intervene on behalf of developers sued by patent troll Lodsys, a source has informed Florian Mueller of Foss Patents. Today, finally, Apple’s motion... Read Post
Nine days after patent management company Lodsys sued seven independent developers in district court in Texas for infringing in-app subscription patents, Apple has finally moved to intervene in the case, filing a motion because the ... Read Post
FOSS Patents reports that Apple has filed a motion to intervene in the lawsuits Lodsys has filed against seven iOS developers. Apple Inc. ("Apple") hereby respectfully moves to intervene as a defendant and counterclaim plaintiff in ... Read Post