NetAirus Targets Apple Over Wireless Handset Patent

Law360, New York (May 3, 2010, 2:57 PM EDT) -- NetAirus Technologies LLC has sued Apple Inc. over a patent related to wireless handset communications, claiming the defendant's iPhones infringe the technology.

El Segundo, Calif.-based NetAirus lodged its complaint Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. contending that Apple’s iPhone, iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS products infringe U.S. Patent Number 7,103,380. The patent, issued to NetAirus in September 2006, is titled “Wireless handset communication.”

According to the suit, at least one claim of the '380 patent is infringed by Apple’s iPhones,...
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