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THX Sues Apple Over iPhone and iPad Speaker Design

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Mar 16, 2013, 8:29 AM   by Eric M. Zeman

THX has filed a lawsuit against Apple that claims the iPhone maker is violating its intellectual property. According to the complaint, THX holds a patent granted in 2008 for "narrow profile speaker configuration and systems" that pertains to boosting audio output in small speaker designs. THX says the iPhone 4, 4S, and 5, as well as all iPads and newer iMacs violate this patent. THX is seeking damages for lost royalties/sales and a fair licensing agreement for its technology moving forward. THX Ltd. was formerly part of Lucasfilm, founded by George Lucas of Star Wars fame. The company was spun off as an independent entity in 2002.

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Mar 16, 2013, 10:11 PM

Yoda Vs Apple

Yoda: Infringed on our patents you have.

Apple: You are mistaken.

Yoda: NO! Forseen it I have.

Apple: Surrender or die.

Yoda: Bantha Fodder you will become.

Apple: You underestimate the power of the dark side. We shall fight in court.

Yoda: If you wish. Litigate we can. Hire lawyers we will.

Apple: We own the courts.

Yoda: Scare us you don't.

Apple: Here we go again. You should be scared.

Yoda: A bigger light saber we have. ****ting your pants you should be.

Apple: You never learn do you? We have claim to everything including the light saber you're holding.

Yoda: WTF?

John B.
Excellent John.
HAHA. That's funny.


Started off my week the best way possible..a good laugh.

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