Samsung Responds to OV's Lawsuit

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jul 17, 2011

Samsung has filed a legal response to ObjectVideo's lawsuit, becoming the last of the three companies sued to do so. In its filing, Samsung objects, asking the courts to invalidate ObjectVideo's patents. Similar to Sony's original counterclaim filing, Samsung's filing document centers on claims of inequitable conduct and unclean hands of ObjectVideo.

Specifically, Samsung charges:

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