ZapMedia Says Court Unfairly Narrowed ITunes IP Claim

Law360, Washington (March 6, 2012, 5:05 PM EST) -- ZapMedia Services Inc. told the Federal Circuit on Tuesday that when ruling against it in a suit alleging Apple Inc.'s iTunes software and iPod infringed a ZapMedia patent, a lower court limited a claim in a way it shouldn't have.

The district court was wrong to narrow the scope of ZapMedia's patent for a system for accessing media like songs or videos, ZapMedia attorney Steven G. Hill told a three-judge Federal Circuit panel during oral argument. The lower court wrongly ruled that under the patent, only...
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