T5 Labs manufactures set top box video games, mobile video games and games streaming. Gaikai is a cloud-based gaming service that allows users to play high-end PC and console games via the cloud and instantly demo games and applications from a webpage or internet-connected device. Gaikai was acquired by Sony on July 12, 2012.
The patent US8203568 involved in this suit is assigned[*] to T5 Labs (source: MaxVal’s Assignment Database). The patent entitled Sharing a graphical processing unit between a plurality of programs was issued on June 19, 2012 and expires[†] on March 03, 2023.
According to the complaint, the defendant’s product cloud-base gaming applications and services, also referred as GPU cloud, infringes the ‘568 patent. This product includes a system and method of sharing a graphic processing unit (GPU) between a plurality of programs.
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