HTC Bests FlashPoint Patent Appeal In Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (February 14, 2013, 6:46 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit on Thursday affirmed a U.S. International Trade Commission finding that HTC Corp. camera-equipped smartphones using the Android or Windows Phone 7 mobile operating systems don't violate a FlashPoint Technology Inc. patent covering digital image manipulation.

In a one-page order, the appeals court backed an ITC decision from November 2011. The accused products included older models of HTC smartphones, including the popular EVO 4G, released in the U.S. in June 2010, and HTC HD7.

The ITC said FlashPoint didn't present "sufficient evidence" showing how...
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