Texas based Rotatable Technologies is suing Apple for infringing on a 1999 patent that they acquired titled "Display Method for Selectively Rotating Windows on a Computer Display." The lawsuit claims that Apple's iPhone and iPad tablets infringe one or more claims of their patent. Rotatable Technologies also launched a similar lawsuit against Nokia earlier this month.
For those wishing to examine Rotatable Technologies patent's claims may do so by reviewing patent 6,326,978. Patent Figure 2 has been provided below for your convenience.
Rotatable Technologies has listed six other companies in the lawsuit including Callvine, Inc., Electronic Arts Inc., Netflix, Inc., Quickoffice, Inc., Target Corporation and Whole Foods Market, Inc.
The case was filed in the United States District Court for Eastern Texas, Marshall Division. No Judge is noted as being assigned to this case.
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