According to a recent Bloomberg Businessweek report, Apple is the most sued tech company on record since 2008. One viable explanation could be that competitors are (understandably) jealous of the unmatched fervor stirred up by consumers at the slightest hint of a new or updated Apple product. Another explanation, however, may be that these plaintiffs have legitimate claims. Are Apple’s gadgets, hailed as revolutionary and groundbreaking by the masses, actually based on the work of others? The result of two recent ITC rulings may provide some insight into these questions.