Vcorp: Court Finds DVD Disc Manufacturer Odeon Infringes MPEG-2 Patents
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 18 Oct 2008 13:25
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Summary:
The District Court Düsseldorf, Germany recently pronounced 12 verdicts finding that DVD disc manufacturer Odeon Cineplex of Greece, has infringed certain MPEG-2 patents as a result of Odeon’s manufacture of DVD video discs. The 12 verdicts of infringement were issued in each of the 12 cases for infringement of MPEG-2 patents owned by CIF Licensing, LLC; GE Technology Development, Inc.; Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV; Mitsubishi Electric Corporation; Panasonic Corporation; Sony Corporation; Thomson Licensing S.A.; The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York; and Victor Company of Japan, Ltd. (JVC). Those MPEG-2 patents are also included in the MPEG-2 Patent Portfolio License offered by MPEG LA, LLC.
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