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Neonode Smartphone sues Apple for patent infringement

Another day, another lawsuit. Neonode Smartphone LLC, the assignee of US Patent Nos. 8,095,879 and 8,812,993 formerly owned by Neonode Inc., has filed patent infringement lawsuits against Apple and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and Samsung Electronics America, Inc., respectively, in Western District of Texas.

The patents involve, respectively, gesture-based interactions with touch-sensitive displays and “tap-activatable icons” on touchscreen displays. Neonode Smartphone is a subsidiary of Aequitas Technologies and is an independent third-party with whom Neonode has certain profit sharing rights from monetization of these patents.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.