In 2010 MONKEYmedia® filed a lawsuit against Apple for infringing claims in three of MONKEYmedia's Seamless Contraction patents. Apple's infringement involves its user interfaces for document summarization, RSS readers and video players that can display multiple versions of text and/or audiovisual content. Today, MONKEYmedia announced that the US Patent Office has issued MONKEYmedia two additional patents regarding their "Relativity Controller" family of patents covering 200 patent claims that they'll be able to add to their lawsuit against Apple, Disney, Fox, Lionsgate, Paramount, Sony, Universal and Warner. MONKEYmedia is a privately held user interface design studio founded in 1994 by Janna Buckmaster Bear and Eric Gould Bear, an Apple, Microsoft and Yahoo! alumnus.
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