California Institute Of Technology Suing Big Phone Companies Over Sensor Patents


The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is suing LG, Nokia, Pantech, Toshiba, STMicroelectronics, Seti Co., and Siliconfile Technologies Inc. over 9 sensor technology patents. Caltech filed a complain on November 24th in Los Angeles federal court. Caltech is seeking unspecific damages for willful infringement. Last year Caltech sued six digital camera companies which include Canon and Nikon over pixel sensors. Caltech did research and filed for these patents as part of a NASA project. The case is currently filed as California Institute of Technology v. STMicroelectronics, 10-9099, U.S. District Court, Central District of California (Los Angeles.) [BusinessWeek]

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California Institute Of Technology Suing Big Phone Companies Over Sensor Patents Comments

  1. potentiometer says:

    Companies who are experiencing infringement from anyone or from any other companies should have to complain against him/them legally. It is not easy to be disregarded with the agreement most especially that the concern is about the product that has been studied for a longer time and has given much time, effort and money, just to make it working, like these sensor patents.

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