NPE Sues 25 Video Production Companies
- September 21, 2011
InMotion Imagery Technology [NPE] filed two separate suits against 25 video producers over a patent related to video indexing using motion thumbnails. InMotion has filed four prior suits since March 2010 against over 40 defendants including HP, JVC, LG, Lenovo, Panasonic, and Pioneer. InMotion has reportedly reached settlement and license agreements with over 20 companies so far. The patent-in-suit originated with Videa and was assigned to Intellectual Ventures’ shell company S.F. IP Properties 24 before being assigned to InMotion in 2009. 9/15, Eastern District of Texas, 2:2011cv00414; 2:2011cv00415.