InsideRedBox: DVDPlay sues Redbox, Coinstar for patent infringement
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 03 Nov 2008 12:05
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
In a bold move, DVDPlay filed a lawsuit today against Redbox and Coinstar (separately) for patent infringement. I dug into this a bit, and found that DVDPlay filed for this patent on May 25, 2000, and it was just issued today (Oct 28, 2008). So, it has been over 8 years since the patent application was filed. In addition, I know that Redbox got its start by using (via lease?) DVDPlay-made machines before they started having their own manufactured in 2004.
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