Apple sued by museum display company over alleged patent infringementTouchscreens are definitely not new. Some of you guys might be old enough to recall walking through museums back in the day before smartphones were popular, and playing around with some of the interactive displays that made use of touchscreen technology. Well now it seems that one such company that developed the technology for museum exhibits, Flatworld Interactives, is suing Apple for allegedly infringing upon its patent which has been described as “touch screen based systems that allow users to manipulate images using gestures, such as selecting an image by touching it, and flicking images off of the screen.” The company is seeking damages to compensate the company for the millions of iOS and MacBook devices sold that have allegedly infringed upon the patent, and are claiming that Apple continued selling the devices despite knowing about the patent. They are also seeking an injunction against Apple to prevent continued infringement of the company’s patent. No word on how Apple plans to respond to this latest lawsuit.

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