Apple Ordered To Pay $3.3M In IPod Patent Suit In Japan

Law360, New York (September 26, 2013, 2:34 PM EDT) -- A Tokyo court reportedly ordered Apple Inc. Thursday to pay 330 million yen ($3.3 million) to an inventor who filed a patent infringement suit against the California-based tech giant over the iPod nano, iPod mini and iPod classic.

Judge Teruhisa Takano entered the judgment against Apple in a suit from inventor Norihiko Saito, who alleged that the click wheel enabling users to peruse the menus of those Apple mp3 players ripped off technology described in a patent he and his company had applied for in 1998,...
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