AT&T, Apple targeted with patent infringement suit from haptics company Immersion


It’s a day that ends in “y” and Apple just lost a patent suit, so that means it’s court time again.

Haptics technology company Immersion has filed suit against Apple and both AT&T and AT&T Mobility over what three patents it claims the defendants infringed.

U.S. Patent No. 8,619,051 regards “Haptic Feedback System with Stored Effects,” No. 8,773,356 is on “Method and Apparatus for Providing Tactile Sensations” and No. 8,659,571 concerns Immersion’s “Interactivity Model for Shared Feedback on Mobile Devices”

Immersion believes the following products infringed upon those patents:

iPhone 6XX
iPhone 6 PlusXX
iPhone 6sXXX
iPhone 6s PlusXXX
Apple WatchXX
Apple Watch SportXX
Apple Watch EditionXX

We aren’t sure where AT&T comes into this, though we presume that it affects the carrier’s variant of the seven products.

The company has over 2,100 patents either issued or pending in several countries.

Source: Immersion
Via: iMore

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Jules Wang
Jules Wang is News Editor for Pocketnow and one of the hosts of the Pocketnow Weekly Podcast. He came onto the team in 2014 as an intern editing and producing videos and the podcast while he was studying journalism at Emerson College. He graduated the year after and entered into his current position at Pocketnow, full-time.