Apple Ordered to Pay $8M in iPod Patent Lawsuit

In a recent legal decision by a judge in the Eastern District of Texas, Apple Inc.

has been mandated to compensate Personal Audio LLC with a sum of $8 million.

This ruling came after it was found that Apple’s devices, specifically the iPhone and iPod, had infringed on patents concerning the technology for downloadable playlists.


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