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50. Patently Legal, a Delaware corporation having a principal place of business in Pasadena, California, has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple regarding iTunes and its interactive resources.


The Company "" is suing Apple for patent infringement regarding US Patent No. 7,958,204 ("the '204 Patent") entitled "Community-Selected Content."



The company states in their formal complaint before the court that "Upon information and belief, Defendant has been and is now infringing the '204 Patent in the State of Texas, in this judicial district, and elsewhere in the United States, by, among other things, directly or through intermediaries, making, using, importing, providing, supplying, distributing, selling, and/or offering for sale apparatuses and systems and providing methods practiced on Defendant's iTunes system for maintaining a collection of interactive resources, assigning points to individual resources based on amount of participant access, and modifying the collection based on the points assigned to the resources covered by one or more claims of the '204 Patent to the injury of c4cast.


The patent infringement case presented in today's report was filed in the Texas Eastern District Court, Marshall Office. At present, no Judge has been assigned to the case.


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