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Judge Rules iDevice Speaker Docks Don't Infringe On Bose Patent 67

Posted by timothy
from the but-they-are-of-course-computers dept.
CIStud writes "A U.S. District Court in Massachusetts has ruled that iPod, iPad and iPhone speakers docks do not infringe on a patent owned by Bose Corp. for digital audio conversion. The ruling in the case of Bose vs. small dock speaker makers SDI, DPI, Imation and others reportedly was a test case that would have set precedent for potential patent infringement by other manufacturers... and even Apple... according to the defendant's legal team. At issue: Is an iPhone, iPad or iPod a 'computer.' The judge says they aren't."
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Judge Rules iDevice Speaker Docks Don't Infringe On Bose Patent

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