Apple's Siri Feature Flouts Voice Patents, University Says

Law360, New York (July 30, 2012, 1:59 PM EDT) -- A Taiwanese university on Friday sued Apple Inc. in Texas federal court, claiming the technology giant's personal assistant program Siri, found on its iPad and iPhone products, infringe two of its voice recognition patents.

“On information and belief, examples of Apple products that infringe the [university’s patents] include, but are not limited to, all ‘iPhone’ smartphones and all ‘iPad’ tablets which have voice activated assistant capabilities otherwise known as ‘Siri,’” Taiwan-based National Cheng Kung University's complaint said.

Siri — introduced in October 2011 in Apple's iPhone...
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