News is just breaking now that Apple has been found to have violated three MobileMedia patents. Few details available right now.
This came via Bloomberg’s Twitter account:
FLASH:U.S. court finds Apple iPhone infringes three Mobilemedia patents
— Bloomberg News (@BloombergNews) December 13, 2012
We’re not sure which three patents that Mobile Media holds Apple has been found guilty of violating, so we’ll keep you updated as we learn more.
MobileMedia is a company owned by Sony, Nokia, and MPEG-LA and previously won approval for the screen rotation patent suit to proceed.
The Verge found the three patents in question:
The Verge dug up the three patents infringed in the patent. One of them is the call rejection patent (US 6253075), another is one that details a way to control call status like hold, end or what have you (US 6070068). The third is one for a mobile communications device that contains a camera, display, CPU and input method that can transmit a captured image to another device (US 6427078)
More as this develops.
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