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Thursday, September 1, 2005

Creative Technologies Claims Its New Patent Trumps Apple's iPod

Creative Technologies, maker of the Nomad Jukebox MP3 player, claims its Zen patent, applied for in 2001 and awarded in August of 2005, predates the Apple technology on which it claims the Apple iPOD and similar products are based. Creative's spokespersons did not indicate whether they planned to sue rivals for patent infringement, seek a licensing arrangement or pursue other options. Read more here on the CNN website and here in the San Francisco Chronicle.

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