When patent troll Lodsys went after iOS app developers for their use of in-app purchases, Apple quickly got involved, telling the company to step down. Now that Lodsys is refusing to back off, Apple is getting hands-on in this legal battle.
Patent troll Lodsys tried to shake down small devs, claiming they hadn’t licensed in-app purchases. Mama bear Apple came to their defence, saying they’d licensed in-app buys for everyone, so eff off. Now, Lodsys sayeth: Nope! Still suing!