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Announcement regarding HTC's lawsuit against Apple for patent infringement filed in the U.S.A.
1.Date of occurrence of the event:2011/08/17
2.Company name:HTC Corporation
3.Relationship to the Company (please enter ”head office” or”affiliate company”):Head Office
4.Reciprocal shareholding ratios:N/A
5.Cause of occurrence:
(1)HTC Corporation today took legal action against Apple Inc., filinga complaint with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC)and the U.S. District Court of Delaware for patent infringement byApple's Mac computer product lines as well Apple's iPhone, iPad andiPod product lines.
(2)The patents at issue cover a range of functionality embodied inApple's Mac computer and mobile devices that are essential to userexperience, including: 1) Wi-Fi capability that allows users towirelessly network multiple devices at home, at work, or in public,and 2) processor communication technology that enables a seamlessintegration of a PDA and a cellular phone into a single device providingusers with a true smartphone experience. The patents at issue are U.S.Patent Nos. 7,417,944, and 7,672,219 and 7,765,414.
7.Any other matters that need to be specified:N/A