Apple files lawsuit over Siri patent rights in China

Apple claims that Shanghai Zhizhen Network Technology’s patent concerning voice-recognition technology should be invalid

Siri, what’s the best way to win a patent battle? The answer: filing a lawsuit against a Chinese government agency and a domestic software company over patent rights of voice-recognition technology within the country.

On Feb. 24, Apple Inc. filed a lawsuit against the State Intellectual Property Office and software developer Shanghai Zhizhen Network Technology seeking to declare the latter’s voice-recognition patent invalid.

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