Apple sues HyperMac: Breaking MagSafe and iPod Connectors Patents

By Jamie Pert - Sep 23, 2010

Apple has recently filed a lawsuit against Sanho Corporation, this is because Apple believe that some of Sanho’s products violate Apple’s patents.

In total it is thought that Apple are claiming that six patents have been violated, apparently Sanho has developed and sold products that use Apple’s unique MagSafe and iPod 30-pin connectors.

Products that use the magnetic power connectors include chargers for the MacBook, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air, all of which were sold under the HyperMac brand. Interestingly Sanho use recycled official MagSafe products made by Apple.

Also other accessories for the iPhone, iPad and iPod utilize Apple’s 30-pin dock connector, according to Apple these products infringe Apple patents.

Sanho’s products include external batteries which are very popular with consumers as they give your Apple products extra juice at a relatively low price, you can see their full range of products here.

If you would like to find out in-depth information regarding the patent infringement check out the source link below.

Source: AppleInsider

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