According to media reports in mid-October, remote desktop expert Aqua Connect sued Apple for infringing on its two patents. The company said on its website that it has provided Mac OS X with a unique remote desktop solution since 2007. The solution is widely used by Apple's corporate and government customers. However, Apple suddenly terminated its cooperation with the company without any explanation at the beginning of 2011, and in June 2011 released a new version of MacOS, which comes with a redesigned remote desktop system and terminalserverSolution "Screen Sharing", which uses Aqua's patented technology without permission. In addition, Apple released "Airplay Mirroring" in iOS 5 mobile terminal operating system, but also unauthorized use of Aqua's patented technology.
This year, Apple in the global patent infringement lawsuit into a defendant. These prosecutors Apple's plaintiffs companies, both high-tech international giants such as this, there are also such as Xietong Jietong focus on technological innovation of domestic companies. Although most of the cases are still under trial, the patent problems that Apple now encounters are still not small.