Sunday, June 30, 2013

Motorola Settles Case against Digitech Image

In Dec 2012, Digitech Image sued Motorola claiming they have infringed a patent US6128415, entitled Device profiles for use in a digital image processing system. The patent infringement case was filed in District Court of California.  The patent was issued on Oct 03, 2000 and expires[i] by Sep 06, 2016. It was originally issued to Polaroid and currently assigned[ii] to Digitech Image (source: MaxVal’s Assignment Database). The accused products were Droid Razr M, Droid Razr HD, Razr MAX HD, Photon Q and Atrix HD. 

The case concluded on Jun 25, as the parties have reported to court that they have settled the case. Judge Cormac J. Carney ordered dismissal of Digitech’s claims against Motorola with prejudice and dismissal of Motorola’s counterclaims against Digitech without prejudice, as the parties requested for dismissal. All attorneys’ fees, costs and expenses are to be borne by the respective party. The terms of settlement are undisclosed. 

See 8:12-cv-02123 for more details. To get alerts on cases filed/closed, subscribe to our Litigation Alerts.
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[i] Expected expiration date. Patent Term Estimator is a free web-based tool that automatically calculates patent terms and expiration dates for U.S. utility patents
[ii] MaxVal offers Patent Assignment Alert service where subscribers receive email alerts when assignments relating to target applications, patents or entities of interest are recorded.

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