Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Fujitsu America

Plaintiff: Patent Harbor

Defendant: Fujitsu America

Case Number: 6:13-cv-00026

Date Filed:January 04, 2013

Court: Texas Eastern District Court

Patent-in-Suit: US5684514

The patent US5684514 involved in the suit is currently assigned[i] to Patent Harbor (source: Maxval’s Assignment Database). The patent entitled Apparatus and method for assembling content addressable video was issued on November 4, 1997 and expires[ii] by November 4, 2014. 

About the Parties:
Patent Harbor LLC in Tyler, TX is a private company categorized under Legal Services established in 2010.

Fujitsu America is an information and communication technology-based business solutions provider for organizations in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. It offers tablet and slate PCs, notebooks, accessories, servers, storage solutions, desktop personal computers and workstations, software products, scanners and OEM/ODM products. The company offers its products through retail stores, catalog retailers, and its online store. It was founded in 2008, formerly known as Fujitsu North America Holdings, Inc. and operates as a subsidiary of Fujitsu Ltd.

As in Complaint:
Plaintiff alleges that defendant manufactures and distributes computers including the LifeBook T902 Tablet PC that is bundled with the CyberLink PowerDirector DVD/BD Authoring software that infringes the above patent. DVD/BD Authoring Software allows a user to take a pre-recorded video and create a title or chapter list (similar to the scene selection menu provided on a commercial DVD/BD disc), where the title or chapter menu has a description (pictorial or written) of the video that will be accessed, if the user selects a particular title or chapter from the scene selection menu. 

Other Cases Filed:
Plaintiff has filed other cases against the companies below:
Defendant

Case Number

Date Filed

Status

Asus Computer International

01/04/2013

Pending

Lenovo (United States)

01/04/2013

Pending

P&F USA

01/03/2013

Pending

On-Demand Publishing

10/13/2011

Closed

Disney Enterprises

10/13/2011

Closed

The Criterion Collection

10/13/2011

Closed

Shout! Factory

10/13/2011

Closed

Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

10/13/2011

Closed

DreamWorks Animation

05/09/2011

Closed

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

11/16/2010

Closed

LG Electronics

08/20/2010

Closed

Audiovox

07/21/2010

Pending
If you are interested in knowing more about the cases filed by Patent Harbor, please contact us
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[i] MaxVal offers Patent Assignment Alert service where subscribers receive email alerts when assignments relating  to target applications, patents or entities of interest are recorded.

[ii] Expected expiration date. Patent Term Estimator is a free web-based tool that automatically calculates patent terms and expiration dates for U.S. utility patents.

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