OV Patent Infringement Claims

Author: John Honovich, Published on Feb 08, 2012

In this note, we review the key patents cited by ObjectVideo in their litigation against Bosch, Samsung and Sony, focusing on the most fundamental claims that can impact video surveillance applications.

The specific patents cited in the lawsuit / investigations are:

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