Kodak Takes Action Against Samsung and LG For Patent Infringement

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 17 — Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) announced today that it has filed complaints against Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics and other related entities for infringement of Kodak patents.

The Kodak actions specifically allege that Samsung and LG camera phones infringe Kodak digital camera patents. The patents in question cover technology related to image capture, compression and data storage and a method for previewing motion images.

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One Response to “Kodak Takes Action Against Samsung and LG For Patent Infringement”

  1. Jason Says:

    Although quiet in recent years and with the decline of film in the industry most people tend to forget that Kodak was at the forefront of the Digital Age. After developing the first Digital Camera in the 1970’s, Kodak has been on the cutting edge of digital imaging. This latest patent violation is actually common for the lawyers at Eastman Kodak as they have also been involved in such cases with other companies such as Sony involving digital imaging sensors.

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