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Complaint for Patent Infringement
Civil Action No. 3:10-cv-02618-JLS-RBB, the Hon. Janis L. Sammartino presiding.
Filed on Dec. 20, 2010 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California;

Plaintiffs

v.
Multimedia Patent Trust
Quinn, Emanuel, Urquhart, Oliver, and, Hedges; Los Angeles, CA
Bruce R. Zisser

Patents in case

  • 5,227,878: “Adaptive coding and decoding of frames and fields of video” by Puri et. al. and assigned to AT&T Bell Laboratories. Prosecuted by Indyk; E. S.. Includes 33 claims (8 indep.). Was application 07/793,063. Filed 11/15/1991 & Granted 7/13/1993.
  • 5,136,377: “Adaptive non-linear quantizer” by Johnston et. al. and assigned to AT&T Bell Laboratories. Prosecuted by Brendzel; Henry T.. Includes 31 claims (2 indep.). Was application 07/626,279. Filed 12/11/1990 & Granted 8/4/1992.
  • 4,958,226: “Conditional motion compensated interpolation of digital motion video” by Haskell et. al. and assigned to AT&T Bell Laboratories. Prosecuted by Brendzel; Henry T.. Includes 12 claims (3 indep.). Was application 07/413,520. Filed 9/27/1989 & Granted 9/18/1990.
  • 5,500,678: “Optimized scanning of transform coefficients in video coding” by Puri and assigned to AT&T Corp.. Prosecuted by Indyk; Eugene S. Young; Mark K.. Includes 19 claims (4 indep.). Was application 08/215,532. Filed 3/18/1994 & Granted 3/19/1996.

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