by CIO Staff Sues Apple in IPod Infringement Suit

Apr 18, 20061 min
IT Leadership

Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Computer, maker of the popular iPod music and video player, is being sued by, a provider of Internet audio and video broadcasting software, for using a technology within the iPod and its iTunes Music Store that allegedly infringes on a Burst patent, Bloomberg News reports via the Los Angeles Times.

Santa Rosa, Calif.-based filed the suit in response to a January complaint filed by Apple requesting that a judge rule that the computer company was not infringing on Burst’s patent for Web broadcasting of audio and video, according to Bloomberg.

Last year, Microsoft doled out some $60 million to settle a similar suit brought by, Bloomberg reports.

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