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Apple is suing Steven Lamar, the man who is currently suing Beats for allegedly cutting him out of its Apple deal, alleging that he had falsely claimed to be a co-founder of the electronics firm. Lamar and his earlier firm, Jibe Audio, filed a claim against Beats, and by extension new owner Apple, earlier this year, alleging …

  1. Tromos

    "Beats also wants treble damages..."

    Since when did Beats know anything about treble?

    1. Vladimir Plouzhnikov

      Re: "Beats also wants treble damages..."

      Yes, they completely de-base themselves with those petty claims...

    2. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: "Beats also wants treble damages..."

      "Since when did Beats know anything about treble?"

      If that doesn't make Comment of the Week, *I'm going to run naked through the next Reg meetup!

      * This statement may contain false promises

      1. Fungus Bob

        Re: *I'm going to run naked through the next Reg meetup!

        "* This statement may contain false promises"

        In the Land of the "Free" that would be a terroristic threat.

    3. Mannginger

      Re: "Beats also wants treble damages..."

      "Bdum-Tshh"!

      Pretty good though, pretty good!

    4. Mannginger

      Re: "Beats also wants treble damages..."

      Bdum-Tshh!

      Pretty good though, pretty good!

  2. Frankee Llonnygog

    Interestingly, whichever way the verdict goes, when asked, he can truthfully reply,

    beats me

    ( punctuation may vary ... )

  3. Boothy Silver badge
    Trollface

    Beats Audio

    Beats Audio - A perfect example of modern day marketing, and the ability to sell a technically inferior product, to gullible people, at inflated prices.

    Makes you wonder why Apple bought them in the first place? Oh, wait.....

    Mines the one with the Flame Retardant sign on the back ;-)

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Beats Audio

      To be fair, I don't think they give a shit about the headphones. They just wanted their music streaming service.

  4. Irongut

    Money for old ROPE

    So do ROPE headphones sound as bad as BEATS?

  5. xj650t

    Watch the lawyers get rich

    Patent trolls, copyright trolls and now ownership trolls, carry on our 'merican friends

    1. Trigonoceps occipitalis

      Re: Watch the lawyers get rich

      Oh what a tangled web we weave,

      When first we practise to deceive!

      Sir Walter Scott, Marmion, Canto vi. Stanza 17.

  6. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Rounded corners Winklewossed ?

    See title...

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