Briefcam Sues AxxonSoft for Patent Infringement

By Isabella Cheng, Published Apr 16, 2021, 09:24am EDT

Briefcam has sued AxxonSoft for patent infringement over AxxonSoft's TimeCompressor, although AxxonSoft claims it has its own patent for the technology that is both different from and superior to Briefcam's technology, Video Synopsis.

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In this report, IPVM examines Briefcam's claims against AxxonSoft, AxxonSoft's own patent, and possible outcomes.

Tech Background

Time Compressor has been available for many years, see 2014 IPVM test results of Axxonsoft Time Compressor and 2020 Briefcam analytics test results.

Complaint *****

** ******* **, ****, Briefcam ***** ***-**** **************** ********* ** **********:

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Complaint ********

*** ********* ******* ********* is ********** * ** Briefcam's ******* ******* ***** of *** ******* ********** the ************** *******. *******, Briefcam **** *** **** the * ******* ** question *** *** ***** Synopsis **********, ***** *** convert * ****** ***** into * **** ******* "synopsis *****":

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***** ******** ********** ******* from * ****** *****, sometimes ******* ******* **** appeared ** ********* ***** in *** ****** ***** at *** **** **** in *** ******** ***** and **** *****:

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**** ****** ** *** video ************* *** **** efficient *******. *** ** example ** ***** ******** in *** ****:

******** ****** ********* ** violating ***** ******* ** selling *** ************** *******.

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********* ** *** *********, TimeCompressor **** *** **** thing ** ***** ******** by *********** ******* ** move ******* *** ******** video ** ******* *****. For *******, "****** ******* that ******** ** ********* times ** *** ****** video *** ******* **** simultaneously ** *** ******** video":

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*** **** *****:

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******** ****** *** ** the ********* **** *********'* website *** *********** ********* uses *** ****** "***** synopsis" ** ******** *** source ***** **** ************** outputs:

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*** ************** ********* **** below:

Violations *******

*** ******* ********* ******* include:

  • ***,***,***: "****** *** ****** for ******-******** ***** *******"
  • ***,***,***: "****** *** ****** for ********* * ***** synopsis"
  • ***,***,***: "****** *** ****** for ***** ******** *** video ********"

AxxonSoft ***** *** *** ******, ****** ****** ********* ************** **********

*******, ********* ***** *** own ****** (***,***,***), ***** ** ****** underlies *** ************** **********. AxxonSoft, ** *** *******,******:

** ****** ****, ********* received * ** ****** for *** ********* (*********** number *********) **** ***** TimeCompressor ** ***** **** is *****.

Briefcam ****** ****** '***, ****** ************** ********* ****** ** ******** *******

********'* ******** ******** ****** patent '*** ** ****** that ************** ******** ******** of ********'* *******.

************** ******** *** **** "computer *********** ****** *** transforming * ***** ******** of ***** ****** ** a ***** ******* ***** captured ** * ****** stationary ****** ** ******* time ********* ** * second ******** ** ***** frames ********* * ****** dynamic *****" ********** ** patent '***, **************:

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******** **** ******* * figure **** ****** '*** to **** **** ************** similarly ***** ****** ****** taken ** * ****** camera ********** ******** **** into * ****** ********* scene, ***** ** **** Video ******** **** *** a ****** '*** **** patents:

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************** **** "******* **** at ***** ***** ********* frames ** *** ***** sequence ******** **** *** mutually ********* ********** ** said ******":

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*******, ************** ********* **** operates ***** * ********* where **** ****** ******'* duration *** ******** *** determined, ****** **, **** displayed ** ***** ********* a ******** *** ** the ******, ********** * synopsis *****,********** ***** * ** patent '***.

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AxxonSoft ****** ****** ** ****** **** ******** ******'* *************

*********'*'*** ************** ************ ************* ****/******* **, ***** ** ********, as * ***** ****** for "******* * ******** of ********* ******", *** points *** **** **** method *** * ****** of *************:

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*** ****** ************* ****/******* **“****** *** ****** *** Producing * ***** ********” cited ** *** '*** patent, ** ******* ** the '*** ******, ***** has *** **** ****.

'*** ****** * ************ of ********'* ****** ** "the ***** ****** ** computations ****** *** ************ the **********" *** ** the "******* ******" ****** Briefcam ****. ** ******** explains ** **** ***'*** **************'*** ******:

*** ********** ***** ** generated ** ****** * pixel’s ****** ***** ******* the ****** ** *** sequence. *** ******** ******* can **** ** ******* in, ***** ******* ************ to *** ******** (** RGB *****).

*******, '*** ********** *** synthetic ********** ** * different ***, *** ***** this "******* ******" ******, specifically ****:

*** ********** ** *** synthetic ***** ** **** up ** *** ********* frame ********** *** ********** fragments **** ******* ********* frame ******* **** *** not ** ** *****.

'699 ****** ***** ******* ******** ***** ****** ** "*********", ****** *** *************

*********'* *** ****** ******* cited * ********-***** ****** application ** * "********* of *** ******** ******" and **** ** **** had * ****** ** disadvantages:

*** ********* ** *** proposed ****** ** *** method *** ********* *** objects ** * ******** of ****** ******** **** a ***** ***** ****** disclosed ** *** *.*. patent *********** ********* ***** number** ****/******* **, ****, *.*. ***** 382/103, *** **** */**, “Method *** ****** *** Video ******** *** ***** Synopsis.” ** ********* *. Peleg ** **.

**** *********** ** ******* to *** '*** ****** of *** **** ****.

*** '*** ****** **** a "*********** ************" ** the ********* ****** **:

**** *** ******does *** ****** ******* ** *** *** ******* ********, that is, some ** *** ******* ******** *** *** ** ***** because of the specifics of the optimization procedure used under Application US 2010/0092037 A1 (p. 6,0111). [emphasis added]

*******, *** '*** ****** claims ** ***** ****, as *** *** ********* "provides ************ ** *********** and ********** ** ********** for ****** ******* ** a ******" *** "******* that *** *** ******* detected *** *********."

******* ************ ** *** prototype ** **** "****-******* order ** ***** *** objects *** ***** *** not ** **********" (*.*. an ****** * ****, in ****-****, ******** ***** than ****** * ***** be ***** ******* ** the ******** ***** **** object *).

*******, *** '*** ****** claims ** ***** ****, as *** *** ********* "assures **** *** ***** in ***** *** ******* are ********* ** *** same ** *** ***** in ***** **** ******** in *** ***** ** view ** *** ***** camera."

Comments **** ******** *** *********

********* ******** ** *******, as ** ****** ****** ongoing **********.

**** ***** ******** *** a ******* ** *** case, ************ *** ******** on *** ********* ** AxxonSoft's *** ******. ******** responded:

********’* ***** ********®****** ** * ****-******** innovation **** ** ********** to *** ******** *** desire ** ****** ***** data ** ****** **********, usable *** ********** *** a *******, ****** *****.

******** ****** ****** *** patents *** ******* *** protection ** *** ************ property ** ********** **** the **** ** *** countries ** ***** ** operate.

Atypical ****** **** - ** ****** ********, ** ******** **** ********** **********

**** ** * ****** atypical ****** **** ** both ******* ******** *** legitimate ********* ********** ********** and ******* **** **********, rather **** ****** ******, as ** ***** ** many ****** ***********.

*******, **** **** ** atypical ** *** ********** involved ** *** ** both *******'* ********.

Other ***** ******** ****** - ***** *** *********

************, ***** *** ********* have ******** ***** ********, e.g.:

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** *** ****, ****** marketed ***** ******** *** more ******** *** ******* most ** ***** **********.

No ***** ***** *********

******** *** *** **** any ***** ********* *** patent ************, ** ****, outside ** *********.

*******

**** *** **** *** years, ** ** ***** that ********* *** ************ interested ** ********* ********-***** search. ********* ** **** strategy ******** ***** ********* enforcing *** *******, **** could **** * ******* impact ** *** ****** for ********* *** **** to ***** **** *************.

******- ******** ***** *******

** ***** **, ****, Briefcam******* *********** **** *** lawsuit. **** ***** **** pay ***** *** *********' fees/court *****/******** ******* **** far:

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Comments (8)

***** *********** *** ***** if **** *** ** winning ****.

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****, ****? ***** **** like * *** ** money ** ***** (****** litigation *** ** ******** of ********* ** *******) for **** *****?

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* ****'* **** ** would ** **** *********, just **** *********** ** they ***. *'* ******* Briefcam ** **** **** known *** **** ********** than *****. ** **** lose *** **** *** Axxon *** ******** ** sell ***** ********, **** Briefcam *** **** ************* made * *** ** people ***** ** ** alternative ** ***** ********. I ***** ** ***** though.

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*** ** ******* ***** 5-6-digit ****? * *** much *** * ** campaign.

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$***,*** ** $* ******* or ****:

*** ******** ************ ******** Lawyer’s *********** (*****) ****** a**-****** ****** ** **-******* costs. ** *** ****** survey, *** ***** ************ portion ** * ****** litigation ****** **** $***,*** for **** **** $** at **** ** $*.**** for ***** ***** $*** or **** ** ** risk.

*** *** ****** *****, the ***** **** **** for **** **** $** at ****, *** ***** will **** $***,***, ***** the **** **** ***** cases **** **** $** or ****.

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** **** *** **** for *** ********* ** the ***** ****** *** claim?

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***** ******** ** *** clear ** ** ** that *****. *** ***** are ****** ********* *****, $300 ** **** ** much ******, ** **** up *******.

****'* *** ** **** cases *** *******, *.*., it's ********* ******* ** pay **** *****, ****** companies **** ** **** a *****, *.*.,******* *** ******** "** Don't ********* ******* **** Patent ******"

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****** */**/****:

** ***** **, ****, Briefcam******* *********** **** *** lawsuit. **** ***** **** pay ***** *** *********' fees/court *****/******** ******* **** far:

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