Apple FaceTime Infringes Taiwan University Patent, Suit Says

Law360, New York (May 6, 2013, 6:41 PM EDT) -- Apple Inc.'s FaceTime application and QuickTime multimedia player allegedly infringe a patent held by a university in Taiwan, according to a lawsuit filed Friday in Texas.

National Cheng Kung University, located in Tainan City, claims the applications infringe U.S. Patent Number 7,561,078. FaceTime allows users to place video calls between iPhones, iPads and other Apple products that support the application.

The complaint seeks an injunction, monetary damages and a jury trial.

The '078 patent was issued in July 2009 and is titled “System and Method for...
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