13 March 2020PatentsEdward Pearcey

Wikimedia, Internet Archive want patent infringement claims kicked out

The Wikimedia Foundation and the global online library Internet Archive are seeking a declaration in a California court that their websites do not infringe several predictive text-related patents held by software developer WordLogic.

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