Ampex vs. Kodak Litigation Federal District Court

Ampex Corporation initiated litigation against Kodak in October 2004 for infringement of one of Ampex's patents used in digital still cameras. Proceedings were initiated at the International Trade Commission (ITC) and also in U.S. District Court in Delaware. The District Court suit was automatically stayed for the duration of the ITC proceeding. Ampex and Kodak have been unable to agree on a license under the patent in suit. Any remedy that might be granted to Ampex by the ITC would be limited by the expiration date of the patent, which is April 2006. Accordingly, Ampex has determined that it would be preferable to continue the litigation in District Court.

Source: LetsGoDigital


Posted: Sat - August 6, 2005 at 05:04 AM