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Spotify already facing lawsuit after entering US

07/28, 2:40pm

Spotify sued by PacketVideo over music distributio

Just two weeks after it entered the US, Spotify on Wednesday was hit with a lawsuit (below) alleging that it violated a patent. Twonky's creator PacketVideo claimed that the streaming music service violated a patent for a "Device for the Distribution of Music in Digital Form." It insisted that it had told Spotify of the patent in May, two months before Spotify launched, but that Spotify had supposedly ignored the complaint.

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