MobilOpsis Says IPhone Infringes Networking Patent

Law360, New York (October 8, 2010, 4:05 PM EDT) -- MobilOpsis Inc. has filed a lawsuit claiming that Apple Inc.'s iPhone infringes its wireless network computing patent.

Alberta, Canada-based MobilOpsis filed a complaint on Oct. 1 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, claiming that Apple violates its patent by selling its iPhone with “Internet tethering and mobile mouse capabilities.”

The complaint says that MobilOpsis' patent, U.S. Patent Number 7,292,588, was issued in November 2007 from an application claiming a priority date of May 1, 2001.

The patent, entitled “Wireless network computing,”...
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