TiVo Licenses Patents to Sharp in Expanded Multi-year Agreement
shot by IP News Shots / 8:18 pm on 17 February, 2021
TiVo, a subsidiary of Xperi Holding Corporation, has extended a multi-year contract with Sharp Corporation. As per the terms of the contract, the extension will also include an expanded a multi-year license for the patent portfolios owned by TiVo.
Nintendo Recalculates Damages in Colopl Patent Infringement Case
shot by IP News Shots / 5:40 pm on 16 February, 2021
Nintendo Co., Ltd. has recalculated the damages that it seeks to get in a patent infringement case against Colopl Inc. Nintendo had asserted infringement of five of its patents relating to gaming technology and seeks to get $47 million. The plaintiff filed the lawsuit in 2018 and has increased the expected damages amount owing to the build-up of various fees ever since.
shot by IP News Shots / 6:02 pm on 11 February, 2021
Gree Inc. gaming patents for building virtual cities has been saved from invalidation as the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas rejected Supercell Oy’s motion for a summary judgement of patent invalidity. The court asserted that the patents were not invalid on the grounds of doctrine of collateral estoppel as suggested by Supercell.
Gaming Company Seeks to Shirk $100 Million Antitrust Lawsuit over Sham Patent Cases
shot by IP News Shots / 5:58 pm on 11 February, 2021
The US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has received a motion for summary judgement from Scientific Games Corp. seeking for the court to dismiss an antitrust lawsuit worth $100 million. The lawsuit brought by Shuffle Master Inc. and others accused Scientific Games of leveraging sham patent cases to keep competition out. The defendant’s argument against the plaintiffs’ accusation is that they are too late to file the accusations.
Patent Claims Challenged by Unified Patents Escape the Axe
shot by IP News Shots / 6:06 pm on 10 February, 2021
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has ruled in favour of video streaming patent claims belonging to DivX LLC, which were challenged by Unified Patents LLC. The board asserted that the patent claims that Netflix Inc. and Hulu LLC are accused of infringing are not invalid based on obviousness as claimed by Unified Patents.
shot by IP News Shots / 6:37 pm on 03 February, 2021
A lawsuit brought by Sony Corp. at the US District Court for the Northern District of California against TiVo Solutions Inc. and Rovi Guides Inc. has been dismissed as the defendants have agreed to extend a patent licensing agreement. Sony had filed a suit of non-infringement of 11 TiVo patents after talks of licensing did not materialize.
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