The lawsuit, filed on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, filed against omnitek, a New Jersey based non practicing entity, targeting Apple’s navigation platform. Omnitek owns a number of patents, claiming that Apple maps infringes the technology described in two of the patents: U.S. patent numbers 8645057 and 8224569, respectively. < / P > < p > for example, this patented technology allows users to select these locations by clicking, dragging, and other gestures without entering text to indicate the start and end points of the navigation route. User preferences, such as avoiding toll roads, are also described in IP. < / P > < p > the plaintiff claimed that Apple knowingly and intentionally infringed its intellectual property rights, and its behavior “helped and abetted others to infringe” through advertising or providing manuals to Apple maps users. Apple extends AppleCare + purchase period: users can decide within 60 days