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
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