Codec Adds Ten More Defendants to Its Video Compression Chipset Campaign
- August 12, 2016
Codec Technologies LLC has added ANTM (2:16-cv-00883), VTech (Leapfrog, 2:16-cv-00885), Lenovo (2:16-cv-00878), SKYTEX (2:16-cv-00880), and others, to its video compression chipsets campaign, bringing its total number of defendants to 22. This week’s complaints accuse ten companies of infringing a single patent (6,825,780) through the manufacture and sale of PCs, laptops, tablets, and streaming media players. The patent-in-suit generally relates to data compression using multiple encoders on a single integrated circuit; companies previously sued over the patent include Acer, ASUSTek, Best Buy, Blu Products, Coolpad, HTC, and Kyocera.