U2 internet firm sues Apple over patents

Burst.com, a Californian internet company backed by U2, lodged a multi-million-dollar lawsuit against computer giant Apple last week.

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Ian Kehoe

22nd April, 2006

Burst.com, a Californian internet company backed by U2, lodged a multi-million-dollar lawsuit against computer giant Apple last week. Burst is alleging that a number of Apple’s main products, including the successful iPod music device, infringe four patents held by them.

The claim was filed in the Federal District Court in San Francisco on Monday. The move came after Apple filed a court action against the company earlier this year, asking Burst publicly...

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