Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday July 12, 2011

Apple's Chief Patent Lawyer Is Jumping Ship

What do you think it means when your chief patent lawyer, after ten years with the company, calls it quits while the company is neck deep in patent suits? Thanks to ShadowStriker for the link.

Richard "Chip" Lutton Jr., who manages Apple's patent portfolio, recently hit his 10-year mark at the company and decided it was time to try something else, according to a source familiar with Lutton's thinking. An Apple representative declined to comment.