New Evidence Against OV's Patent Infringement Claims

Author: John Honovich, Published on May 31, 2011

In May 2011, ObjectVideo expanded their patent infringement claims, significantly increasing the scope of their charges and raising new concerns about the impact of their lawsuit campaign. In this note, we examine new evidence shared with IPVM citing documents more than 10 years old that could invalidate the ObjectVideo patents.

As we explained when we reviewed Sony's defense, the key tactics are: (1) to establish prior art and/or (2) demonstrate inequitable conduct.

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