"iPod Economy" Touches Off Patent Brawls
The accessory industry, dubbed "the iPod economy" by Apple chief executive officer Steve Jobs, has played off of iPod’s popularity, and is now playing out its patent battles as well.
It began when manufacturing firm Digital Lifestyle Outfitters Inc. (DLO) sued device maker Griffin Technologies LLC in September 2004. The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court...
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