Kudelski Group Hits Apple With Digital Content Patent Suit

Law360, New York (April 10, 2014, 1:52 PM EDT) -- Two subsidiaries of digital security company Kudelski Group have accused Apple Inc. of infringing patents for accessing interactive content on smartphones and computers, according to a suit filed Wednesday in California federal court.

OpenTV Inc. and Nagravision SA claim that certain mobile devices, personal computers and applications made by Apple, including iTunes and the company's App Store, infringe five patents related to accessing movies, music and other media on digital devices.

One of the asserted patents, entitled "Distributed information and storage system" and listed as U.S. Patent Number 6,985,586, covers a method for reducing media bandwidth, allowing a user to download...

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