NEW YORK, November 21. /Corr. Kirill Volkov/. The jury recognized the Apple not guilty of violating a series of patents on anti-piracy software (ON), owned by us company ContentGuard. This became known following the results of hearings, held on Friday in the U.S. state of Texas.
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Apple was ordered to pay compensation of $500 million for violation of the patent act
ContentGuard filed a lawsuit against Apple in 2013, accusing the Corporation of violating several patents used to protect media files. The company argued that the California giant without permission used this software in its products – smartphones and tablets that have app stores, iTunes and iBooks. Detailed suit a year later, ContentGuard filed and the South Korean Corporation Samsung.
After considering the case the jury sided with Apple. What kind of money mentioned in the lawsuit BY the manufacturer of anti-piracy is not specified. Lawyers ContentGuard said the company is disappointed with this outcome of the hearings.
ContentGuard, which owns a large portfolio of patents on various anti-piracy SOFTWARE, was established in 2000. Its headquarters is located in Kirkland (Washington state). Owned by large American Pendrell Corporation engaged in the licensing of intellectual property, as well as one of the world’s largest media conglomerates, Time Warner.