November 6th, 2015
Kodak asks to forbid sale of cell phones Samsung and LG
The Eastman Kodak company submitted the claim in the relation Samsung of Electronics, LG Electronics and several more subjects, accusing them of violation of patents.
On Kodak view, violation takes place in mobile phones with digital cameras of production Samsung and LG. The patents, which violation it is attributed to the mentioned companies, treat image reading, compression and data storage, also a way of viewing of moving images.
The document is submitted to district tribunal of the USA in the western environment of New York, and in the Commission on international trade of the USA. In the appeal to court of Kodak asks compensations of the harm put as a result of violation of patents; the claims submitted in both instances, contain also a request to forbid Samsung and LG import and sale of designated production. The sum, estimates harm at which Kodak, is not placed.
The Kodak company possesses a large quantity of patents in the field of a photo. Licensees of Kodak are such producers, as MEI/Panasonic, Motorola, Nokia, Olympus, Sanyo, Sharp, Sony and Sony Ericsson.