Princeton Digital Sues Apple and Microsoft over Digital Coding Patent
- December 27, 2012
Princeton Digital Image Corporation filed two separate suits against Apple and Microsoft alleging infringement of a patent related to coding of digital signals in cameras, printers, and multi-function products. The suit against Apple alleges violations of the patent through its Mac OS X Tiger and Leopard operating systems, and its iLife, iWork, iPod, iPod Nano, iPhone, and Final Cut products. Microsoft is accused of infringing on the patent through its Photo Editor, Office Picture Manager, Digital Picture Pro 9, and Office Document Scanner products. Princeton Digital has filed seven prior suits since January 2010 against Canon, Eastman Kodak, Facebook, Fujifilm, HP, ImageShack, Photobucket.com, Ricoh, Shutterfly, Xerox, and Yahoo. The patent-in-suit originated with General Electric before being assigned to Princeton Digital in July 2009. 12/21, District of Delaware, 1:2012cv01739; 1:2012cv01749.