WASHINGTON, D.C. - A Texas federal judge properly acquitted Apple Inc. of patent infringement allegations levied by a patent holder in connection with the iTunes website and iPod listening device, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled April 25 (ZapMedia Services Inc. v. Apple Inc., No. 11-1546, Fed. Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 8273).