Court upholds Apple’s win over THX in patent infringement battle

The Federal Circuit on Friday upheld a victory for Apple in a suit brought by a theater sound company, leaving in place a lower court decision that the smartphone giant didn’t infringe patents for speaker technology.

Happy Mac.png

In 2013, Apple was accused by THX, a company founded by Star Wars creator George Lucas, of stealing speaker technology used in iPhones, iPads, and iMacs. THX holds a 2008 patent for a speaker unit that can boost sound output and attach to computers or flat-screen television.