Apple and AT&T Sued by SmartPhone Technologies

Submitted by patentadmin on Mon, 11/14/2011 - 12:25

November 14, 2011 - A company called SmartPhone Technologies filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple, AT&T and AT&T Mobility for the infringement of six patents that originated with Palm and 3Com between 1997 and 2000. SmartPhone Technologies states that it is the exclusive licensee of these patents.

The six patents relate to an integrated phone and PDA user interface on a single processor, and the plaintiff alleges that they are infringed by Apple devices and services including the iPhone, iPads, iCloud, iTunes, MacBooks and/or Apple Sync Services.