Apple sues Motorola: A look at the complaints

The iPhone maker sings the sue-me-sue-you blues as it fires back at Motorola with two lawsuits covering a number of patents, including material involving multitouch technologies.

Apple has sued Motorola over multitouch patents in two separate lawsuits.

The complaints, first reported by Patently Apple, were filed Oct. 29 and cover six patents. In the first complaint, the main document is only 9 pages, but one exhibit--patent 7,479,949--is broken into two parts and weighs in at a whopping 362 pages. Motorola on Oct. 6 sued Apple for patent infringement.

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    Larry Dignan is editor in chief of ZDNet and editorial director of CNET's TechRepublic. He has covered the technology and financial-services industries since 1995.

     

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