Another day, another lawsuit. The Americans for Fair Patent Use (AFPU) has filed suit against Apple, Sprint Nextel, Verizon and Samsung Telecomms and accused the companies of false patent marking, reports “TechEye” (

The case was filed in a district court in Texas on Wednesday and alleges that the companies accused have falsely market numerous products with expired patents or patents that don’t cover the market products with the intent to deceive the public. The AFPU wants monetary damages of $500 for each of the alleged violations of the statue, half of which will be paid to the US.