The recent buzz around – ZapMedia based in Atlanta had filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple Inc, for using it’sU.S. Patent Numbers 7,020,704 and 7,343,414, each of which is entitled “System and method for distributing media assets to user devices via a portal synchronized by said user devices.” – in iTune and iPod.
iTunes is the famous media player cum online marketplace for songs which gave back Apple it’s brand name, image and share in the consumer market. It was because of iPod’s and iTunes (and now iPhone) that Apple is called a company which is Digital Media & Consumer centric.
Though the guys back at the Cupertino based company refused to comment on the media reports – Apple has been known as a company which has a loyal fan following.
…. more about the report here