Yet another lawsuit hits Apple
China - A group of 22 Chinese writers have filed a lawsuit against Apple, accusing the company's App Store of selling unlicensed copies of 95 books.
It was claimed the tech giants took a 30% cut from app sales on the platform and were slow to remove the products after it was informed about the pirated content.
The group, which includes writers Han Han, He Ma and Nanpai Sanshu, is seeking a compensation of 50 million yuan (S$10 million), China Daily reported.
Huang Yu'na, Apple's PR spokeswoman, told the media Apple will respond appropriately and timely to the complaints made on its alleged infringement.
This lawsuit adds to the list of legal battles the US-based company is facing.
Apple has been at legal war with Chinese company Proview Holdings over its iPad trademark rights. Korea's Samsung Electronics has also filed a lawsuit against the company, claiming infringments of three patents in its products.
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