Apple Countersues Motorola Over Multi-Touch Patent Infringements

News | Wednesday October 27 2010 11:23 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

, Droid 2, Droid X and the Backflip making an appearance in the list.
Touch screen device, method, and graphical user interface for determining commands by applying heuristics
Support for custom user-interaction elements in a graphical, event-driven computer system
It was just a few weeks ago that Motorola surprised Apple with a lawsuit it filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission. That lawsuit accuses Apple of infringing upon several Motorola patents for technologies related to 3G, GPRS, 802.11 wireless, and antenna design.
Motorola also alleges that it had asked Apple to license these patented technologies in the midst of “lengthy negotiations”. However, both companies did not reach a deal following which Apple “refused” to pay for a license and then used these technologies without the explicit permission of Motorola.
This latest lawsuit is the latest addition to a list of lawsuits being filed amongst mobile phone manufacturers. In the past,
. HTC then came in to the fray and sued Apple with
them back.
It looks like 2011 would be witness to a long drawn legal tussle amongst various bigwigs of the mobile phone world!

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