April 20, 2006
Philips Sues Kodak Over Imaging Patent
It's been a tough year for the Big Yellow Box - and now Philips has weighed in saying that the Kodak has infringed upon a 1990 patent that the electronics conglomerate holds regarding the compression of JPEG images in DVD players, medical scanners and digital still cameras. Philips has already licensed this technology to Canon and Sony among others. The embattled imaging manufacturer has stated it would defend itself "vigorously" in court.
Posted by covey22 at April 20, 2006 1:35 AM