Thursday, July 4, 2013

University Lecturer calls for BAN on iPhone - iPad as he sues Apple over a patent

So far we have been listening of Apple - Samsung never ending fight on patent infringement for the last so many years and it was only last month a court in the U.S banned the sale Apple products - including the iPhone 4 and the iPad and iPad 2 3G models after an official ruling claimed the devices breach Samsung patents.

This image is a cross-sectional view of a growth chamber used to create the gallium nitride films. Lecturer Theodore D. Moustakas patented the process behind the chips in 1997 and claims Apple ripped off his designs

But there is yet another blow to Apple as a university lecturer of Boston University claims he designed the thin gallium nitride film that Apple uses on the semiconductor chips inside its iPhone, iPad and MacBook Air in 1995.

Lecturer Theodore D. Moustakas is suing Apple for patent infringement and is calling for the products to be banned in the U.S. 

The lawsuit, filed by professor of electrical computing and engineering at the university on 2 July, said:
'Several of the Defendant's products, including the iPhone 5, iPad and MacBook Air include a gallium nitride thin film semiconductor device claimed by the '738 patent and thus infringe one or more claims the of the '738 patent.'
Read more about it at: Mail Online

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