The California Institute of Technology, often referred to as Caltech, has filed a criminal grievance against Apple and Broadcom, alleging that more than a few Apple merchandise violate a few of Caltech's Wi-Fi patents. The varsity believes that the iPhone 5 and more recent, along side different units using Broadcom Wi-Fi hardware, infringe on 4 of its patents in terms of encoding and interpreting
The formal grievance's point out of Apple states in-part that "Apple manufactures, makes use of, imports, gives on the market, and/or sells Wi-Fi merchandise that incorporate IRA/LDPC encoders and/or decoders and infringe the Asserted Patents. Apple merchandise that incorporate IRA/LDPC encoders and/or decoders and infringe the Asserted Patents come with, however don't seem to be restricted to, the next: iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5, iPad Air, IPad Air 2, iPad Professional, iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 2, MacBook Air, Apple Watch" and different merchandise.
Caltech's is the most recent lawsuit introduced against Apple for the technology in its merchandise. The corporate is in an ongoing battle with patent holder VirnetX over technology at the back of FaceTime and iMessage.