Walkman Inventor May Sue Apple

Washington Times is reporting that the inventor of the portable stereobelt (Andreas Pavel) may sue Apple over its iPod technology. Mr. Pavel holds several patents including US Patent No. 5,201,003. The ‘003 patentissued in 1992, but claims priority to a 1978 application.

Reportedly, Sony recently paid Mr. Pavel several million dollars after a long dispute and settlement negotiation over Walkman technology.

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