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September 17, 2010


If I read the suit correctly, looks Apple thinks Hypermac was making magsafe connectors... I suspect they were making them, then claiming they were buying them from Apple.

I find it had to believe that Apple has any case since the connectors are from actual Apple power supplies purchased by Sanho. The only leg they have to stand on is possibly "re-purposing". As far as I know it is not illegal to use a patented part you purchase in the construction of a product.

I am aware that a number of companies have tried to license the Mag-Safe connector and Apple has, to the best of my knowledge, refused to do so.

Sounds like Apple is playing hardball against a small vendor and trying to drive them out of business.

Play with the bull and ya get the horn.

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