Monday, July 30, 2012

Apple Sued In Asia

Apple is in a glass house. It should not be throwing stones. Instead it should team up with companies like Google to bring forth global patent reform. Call a truce and get to work.

Taiwan university sues Apple over speech recognition patents
over the iPhone maker's Siri speech recognition system ..... Earlier this month, Apple paid $60 million to Proview Technology (Shenzhen) to end a protracted legal dispute over the iPad trademark in China. ..... two U.S. patents it was granted in 2007 and 2010 that relate to voice-to-text technology. ..... Two small Chinese companies have filed suits against Apple in China, with Jiangsu Xuebao charging trademark violations for the use of Snow Leopard as the name of its computer operating system and Zhi Zhen Internet Technology targeting the voice assistant functions used in Siri
Apple earns a place on Chinese blacklist

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