updated 12:30 pm EDT, Mon April 5, 2010
Joins first wave of iPad attacks
EMG Technology is adding the iPad to a list of Apple products and services it accuses of infringing on patents, according to a statement. The company is already targeting Apple in a lawsuit over the iPhone, iPod touch, Apple TV and iTunes Store. Together the products are said to violate a series of ideas relating to Internet navigation, as well as IPTV. EMG claims in fact that the iPad is a "personal TV," in addition to being a media player and e-book reader.
The company may be referring to the slew of video apps which accompanied the iPad's launch, as well as pre-installed software. A trial date has been set for September 12th of next year. The case is unlikely to make it that far however, as many such lawsuits are settled out of court.