Apple Targets Evolutionary Data Patents For Extinction

Law360, Los Angeles (October 23, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT) -- Apple Inc. on Tuesday hit back against a patent holding company accusing it and other major tech companies of patent infringement, asking the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to invalidate two computer data patents because they are obvious and anticipated by past patents.

Apple’s petition for inter partes review could end the spate of patents suits brought by Evolutionary Intelligence LLC, a Texas-based nonpracticing entity that sued Apple and seven other tech giants in October 2012 for allegedly violating two of its patents for storing data...
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