Application Developers Alliance to Counter Patent Troll Suits

Washington, D.C. (April 4, 2013) – The Application Developers Alliance is convening app developers targeted by notorious patent troll Lodsys to mount a legal defense on their behalf. Today’s announcement comes as Lodsys files a new round of lawsuits against companies large and small, including Alliance member TMSOFT, claiming infringement of patents so vague they could apply to virtually any app. The Alliance will partner with the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others to provide support and legal counsel to many of Lodsys’ most recent victims. 

App Developers Alliance Responds to NTIA’s Mobile App Privacy Stakeholder Talks

Washington, D.C. (June 15, 2012)Today, the Application Developers Alliance, the leading association representing nearly 7,000 developers and more than 70 companies, released the following statement in response to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA’s) announcement of stakeholder talks on mobile app privacy: