Amazon, GE, Others Sued Over Camera Clip Patent

Law360, New York (July 6, 2010, 2:14 PM EDT) -- A subsidiary of Acacia Research Corp. has hit dozens of major technology retailers, including Amazon.com Inc, General Electric Co. and Dell Inc., with a suit alleging infringement of a patent for a portable camera clip.

AdjustaCam LLC filed suit Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, accusing 48 companies of selling webcams that infringe U.S. Patent Number 5,855,343, which covers technology for supporting cameras, specifically a “clip for supporting a portable camera either on a surface or an an edge of...
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