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Sony Fights Back Against ObjectVideo

Author: John Honovich, Published on May 08, 2011

Since ObjectVideo filed suit against Bosch, Samsung and Sony in April 2011, speculation has been rife over whether these large companies would pay up to avoid the nuisance or use their large scale to contest.

For Sony, at least, it has become clear that they will fight back against the allegations of patent infringement. In this note, we examine how and why Sony contends the patents are invalid.

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