Apple's IP Invalidity Bid Based On Bad Analysis, Judge Told

Law360, San Francisco (September 17, 2015, 8:14 PM EDT) -- Potter Voice Technologies LLC urged a California federal judge Thursday to rule that Apple Inc.'s attempt to invalidate its patent for using voices to control a computer, which Apple claims is nothing new, is based on a faulty interpretation of the invention.

U.S. District Court Judge Claudia Wilken, who is presiding over the suit, focused much of Thursday's arguments on interpreting the claims in Potter Voice's U.S. Patent Number 5,729,659. The patent, entitled “Method and apparatus for controlling a digital computer using oral input,” describes a way of using short voice commands to control a device.

In its motion for summary...

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