The known patent troll He sued Apple and other tech companies for alleged infringement of four patents related to keyboards and capacitive sensors used on iPhone 11, third-generation iPad Pro and other devices also produced by Microsoft and Samsung.
Two gods patents in question, registered in 2010 and 2011, concern various functions of the capacitive keyboards. In particular, the complaint says that Apple has used this patented technology on the keyboards of the iPhone 11.
The other two patents concern i proximity sensors and touch sensors which, according to Neodron, were illegally used on the iPhone 11 and third-generation 12.9-inch iPad Pros. These two patents were filed in the United States in 2014 and 2016 respectively. Neodron He also sued Amazon, ASUS, LG, Microsoft, Sony and Samsung with the same charges. The patents for this new lawsuit against Apple were purchased by Amtel Corporation.
Neodron has always stood out for the many complaints against important tech companies, thanks to a rich patent park acquired between 2018 and 2019. Already a year ago, Neodron had filed a complaint against Amazon, Dell, HP and Samsung for alleged infringements of various patents .
THE patent troll are those companies that purchase bulk patents of various types and use them only to report companies of various types that use similar technologies, with the aim of receiving significant cash compensation.
For example, according to the Washington Times, if Neodron had won the 2019 lawsuit it would have been able to ban 80% of Android tablets and 97% of premium Android smartphones.