Techdirt: Patent Lawsuit Over Shazam Highlights The Difference Between Invention And Implementation
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 29 May 2009 13:41
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
A few folks have sent in variations on the news that Apple and AT&T have been sued for patent infringement over the fact that the music recognition service Shazam can be used on the iPhone. The patent in question covers a music recognition system that certainly does sound like Shazam's. While it's lame that the patent holder is going after third parties like Apple and AT&T, this lawsuit really highlights how silly the patent system is.
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