VIA Technologies Sues Apple

Bloomberg reported that VIA Technologies, the Taiwanese company, has filed a patent lawsuit against Apple. The lawsuit concerns processors used in the Apple’s mobile devices. The company seeks a jury trial and an order to stop Cupertino, California-based Apple from selling the products that have the inventions in the U.S, replying on the complaints that was filed against them yesterday in the federal court in Wilmington Delaware.

“The products at issue generally concern microprocessors included in a variety of electronic products such as certain smartphones, tablet computers, portable media players and other computing devices,” Via said in the complaint.

The patents lawsuit is meant to target Apple’s customs ARM-based A4 and also A5 processors that are being used in their iOS devices. The devices that are targeted are iPad, iPad 2, iPhone 4, iPhone 4 CDMA, iPod touch 4th generation, and Apple TV 2nd generation.

Via Macrumors

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