So how many have Apple yet to sue?
One look at that diagram kinda says 'Sucks to be Apple, next year', seeing as they've pissed off most of those co's already.
Analyst Peter Misek has been crawling through piles of patents to guess who owns LTE, with the surprise result that most of it belongs to LG Electronics. The details of who pays whom for the rights to create LTE handsets aren't public, but Peter Misek, of Jefferies & Co., has checked out 1,400 patents related to the next- …
IMO those mostly should not be allowed patents and Copyright/Registered design should only apply to distinctive design.
i.e. a Polo mint or Tobelerone bar but not a Lego Brick shape can be a trademark.
There should be no protection at all for a slab with rounded corners.
Only Xerox is entitled to money for a UI that uses Icon and Menus. Pen, touch, gesture, tracker ball and mouse demonstrated and written up in 1970s. Not just the mouse.