operation orchard storm

Uh Oh!

According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, patent applications that cover much of the technology associated with the iPod were submitted by Microsoft, which has been on a patents tear recently filing thousands of patents.

If the patents hold up on appeal, Apple could be accountable for royalties on the spectacularly successful iPod. [links are from the quoted article]

This could get interesting.

Jannotti tag: technology
Technorati tag: ipod,
Posted to: technology

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