Samsung, HTC, Others Sued Over Music Playlist Patent

Law360, New York (September 13, 2011, 2:08 PM EDT) -- Personal Audio LLC on Friday hit Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., HTC Corp. and three other major cellphone makers with a suit in Texas federal court, claiming their devices contain music players that infringe a patent for playlist technology.

Following in the footsteps of a similar case filed against Apple Inc., Personal Audio’s complaint targets Samsung, HTC, Research In Motion Corp., Motorola Mobility Corp. and LG Electronics Inc., alleging the companies’ cellphones contain infringing audio players that can receive or download navigable playlists. 

Ronald J. Schutz, counsel...
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