Apple, AT&T, Others Face Music ID Patent Suit

Law360, New York (July 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Several prominent technology companies — including Apple Inc., Amazon.com Inc., Motorola Inc., and AT&T Mobility LLC — have been hit with a patent infringement suit over music identification technology, which allows listeners to use cell phones or other devices to identify songs.

Texas-based Tune Hunter Inc. accused 11 companies of infringing a patent covering the technology in a first amended complaint filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. The amended complaint follows a complaint filed in May, and broadens one...
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