Electronic goods production company Maxell will file a lawsuit against Apple for violation of more than 12 patents related to FaceTime and other features of the technology’s products. This is not the first time that Maxell has tried to sue Apple, with other attempts in the years of 2019 and 2020.
As in previous cases, Maxell believes that the Cupertino brand has abused a series of patents that belong to them and seeks compensation for what happened.
Apple is having a tough year in legal terms
Each of 12 patents described by Maxell count as an individual complaint in the lawsuit, referring to a series of Apple device models that use patented technologies. These devices include several models of iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac computers.
These patents are related to FaceTime and some color balance technologies in camera software from the Californian brand. According to the complainant, Apple also appropriated location technologies that are registered in the name of Maxell.
Maxell also mentions that Apple misuses facial recognition technology present in the Photos application, which allows people to be found in the image library.
Maxell seeks financial compensation
The objective of the process is to obtain compensation for patent infringement and damages caused by loss of revenue and possible copyright payments.
Apple has not yet commented on this accusation, and it is unlikely to do so taking into account its behavior in similar situations.
As is also the case in these situations, Maxell wants Apple to bear all the costs of the process.
Editors Androidvillaz recommend:
- Apple will reach a market value of 3 trillion in 2021, it is the fault of the iPhone 12
- Samsung: this may be the brand’s response to Apple Glass!
- Apple TV +: 5 great series that are worth the subscription