Apple sued over spreadsheet technology
Apple’s Numbers app running on Macs and iOS devices.
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Apple has been sued by a Texas-based company for allegedly infringing on a patent with its Numbers spreadsheet software.
The complaint, which was filed on Wednesday with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas Tyler Division, accuses Apple of infringing on a patent covering a “system and methods for improved spreadsheet interface with user-familiar objects” with its Numbers software.
That patent was granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 1995, and now belongs to Data Engine Technologies LLC,…
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