USA TODAY: Bose sues Beats for noise cancellation patent infringement

Bose sues Beats for noise cancellation patent infringement

Bose is suing recent Apple acquisition Beats Electronics claiming the headphone maker infringed on its noise cancellation patents. In a suit filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Delaware, Bose claims that Beats By Dr. Dre Studio and Studio Wireless headphones infringe on five of Bose’s patents for noise cancelling headphones Bose also filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission over the issue. In May, Apple announced that it was paying $3 billion to acquire Beats Electronics and Beats Music, the streaming music service that launched in January. It hopes to gain approval for the deal in September, CEO Tim Cook said earlier this week.

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