Elan Microelectronics, a Taiwanese manufacturer filed a lawsuit against Apple accusing it of misusing its patents on iPhone, iPod touch and Mackbook equipment.
In the process, the complainant claims the rights relating to the touch screens as well as the methods used to get to know the exact position of a finger in contact with the device’s touch screen or on the device. trackpad.
For the time being, Elan’s claims are unknown, except for one requirement: the withdrawal from the market of products that violate its patents.
Apple has yet to comment on the lawsuit.
It should be noted that Elan has already sued Synaptics in a similar lawsuit which ended up winning.