India-based Kootol Software (http://www.kootol.com/) has sent a notice to the several companies, including Apple, “to bring to their attention about the core technology they are using for their different service and products, for which company has exclusive patent license rights.”
The company says patent application 11/995343, filed in USA, covers core messaging, publication and real time searching technology and effects whole products and services. Kootol has also expressed concern that said companies may violate their intellectual property by using it for their websites, networks, applications, services, platforms, operating systems and devices.
Kootol says it’s “the process of examining this position and the purpose of serving this notice is to bring the fact to attention of said multiple companies at the very earliest stage so that said companies gets a full opportunity to examine the matter.”
The companies to whom the Kootol has sends notice for using their core technology are Apple, Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Bharti Airtel, Webaroo Technology, Amazon, AOL, Nokia, Bebo, ExactTarget, Ford Motor, Foursquare, IBM, Linkedin, MySpace, NING, Research In Motion, Quora., Salesforce.com, Seesmic, Siemens Enterprise Communications, Sina.com Technology Company, StatusNet, PopBox, Twitpic, Peek, The Iconfactory, Ubermedia, Yammer, Facebook and Twitter.