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+ - Judge Rules iPod/iPhone Speaker Docks Don't Infringe on Bose Patent; Apple Sighs->

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CIStud writes "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 iPod/iPhone Speaker Docks Don't Infringe on Bose Patent; Apple Sighs

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