FlashPoint Says HTC Phones Lifted Camera Imaging Patents

Law360, New York (August 7, 2013, 4:01 PM EDT) -- FlashPoint Technology Inc. hit HTC Corp. with a suit Tuesday over allegations that the electronics titan sold camera-equipped smartphones that violated four digital imaging patents.  

HTC and its U.S.-based subsidiary HTC America Inc. were accused of manufacturing smartphones, including the HTC One, that directly and indirectly infringed FlashPoint's patented technology in violation of U.S. Patent Numbers 5,812,736; 5,943,093; 5,986,701; and 6,362,850.

"[FlashPoint] has been irreparably harmed by [HTC's] infringement of its valuable patent rights," the complaint said. "[HTC's] unauthorized and infringing uses of [the] patented systems and...
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