Irish NPE leverages LG wireless charging patents against Apple

Apple is once again in the crosshairs of a non-practicing entity, with a new lawsuit leveraging wireless charging patents developed by Korean tech giant LG.

MagSafeScramoge Technology, which is based in Dublin, filed suit against Apple in the patent holder-friendly U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas on Monday, claiming iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods infringe on a batch of patents acquired from LG.Patents-in-suit include U.S. Patent No. 10,622,842, 9,806,565, 10,804,740, 9,843,215 and 10,424,941, some of which were assigned to Scramoge in February. Each patent deals with methods of transmitting power wirelessly from one device to another.

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