Kodak sued Apple. Snap. Apple sues back.April 19, 2010: 3:53 PM ET
Cupertino claims Rochester has infringed on two of its patents; seeks a jury trial
On April 15, Apple counter sued, listing two of its own patents and several models of Kodak's M series, C series, SLICE and video cameras that it claims has violated them.
Patently Apple has the story.
This is typical Apple strategy. It rarely initiates patent suits -- the HTC suit being the exception. More often, it reaches into its portfolio of granted patents to fend off competitors that take it to court.
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