Virginia NPE Asserts Two Battle-Tested Patents, and Four Newer Ones, Against HTC
On February 8, 2016, Virginia Innovation Sciences, Inc. (VIS) rebooted its sole litigation campaign, asserting six patents (7,899,492; 8,050,711; 8,712,471; 8,903,451; 8,948,814; 9,118,794) from a family of 22 against HTC (2:16-cv-00060). The patents generally relate to converting compressed video content received by a mobile phone from a wireless network into a video signal format ready for display on a larger external display (e.g. a television). VIS accuses HTC of infringement through the manufacture and sale of its smartphones, mobile phones, and tablets.