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Unwired Planet Files Patent Infringement Suits Against Apple, Google

Unwired Planet Inc. (UPIP: Quote), through its Nevada-based unit, Unwired Planet LLC, said it has filed patent infringement complaints against Apple Inc. (AAPL: Quote) and Google Inc. (GOOG: Quote) in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada. The complaints were filed by Unwired Planet to protect its intellectual property or IP licensing business.

In two separate complaints filed in Reno, Nevada, Unwired Planet charges Apple with infringing 10 of its patents, and charges Google with infringing 10 different patents. Together, the two cases charge infringement of a total of 20 patents related to smart mobile devices, cloud computing, digital content stores, push notification technologies and location-based services such as mapping and advertising, the company added.

In the case against Apple, the complaint specifically alleges that infringing Apple products and services include Mobile Devices, Mobile Digital Content Systems and/or Services, Cloud Messaging Systems and/or Services, and Map and Location Systems and/or Services.

by RTT Staff Writer

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