“Certain Electronic Devices for Capturing and Transmitting Images, and Components Thereof”
Next Event: Currently in discovery, Evidentiary Hearings are scheduled to begin February 26, 2013. The Final Determination is scheduled for May 30, 2013.
Summary: Kodak asserts that smartphones and tablets produced by Apple and HTC infringe on five of their patents, and request a limited exclusion order banning the importation and sale of the infringing products.
Timeline of Important Events:
- January 10, 2012 – Kodak files its initial Complaint. (Document #468171).
- February 22, 2012 – The Commission opens an investigation and assigns ALJ E. James Gildea.
- March 23, 2012 – Apple and HTC answer the complaint, denying all alleged infringement. (Document #475749 and Document #475793, respectively).
- April 2, 2012 – ALJ Gildea issues the procedural schedule, setting hearings for February 26 – March 11, 2013, with a final Initial Determination due May 30, 2013 and a target date for completion of the investigation of September 30, 2013. (Document #476559).
|Patents Asserted in the Complaint|
|7936391||Digital camera with communications interface for selectively transmitting …|
|7742084||Network configuration file for automatically transmitting images from an …|
|7453605||Capturing digital images to be transferred to an e-mail address|
|7210161||Automatically transmitting images from an electronic camera to a service …|
|6292218||Electronic camera for initiating capture of still images while previewing …|