Axis Wins, Arecont Cancels Multi-Imager Patent

Author: John Honovich, Published on Feb 26, 2018

16 months after Arecont publicly threatened Axis and 7 months after Axis took Arecont to patent 'court', Axis has won, with Arecont canceling all claims of the multi-imager patent they threatened Axis with.

While this is clearly a victory for Axis, Arecont tells IPVM that they are not done yet, with a stronger patent in progress.

Inside, we examine the issues and the impact on the market.

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