YouTube, Amazon Seek To End Video On Demand IP Suits

Law360, Los Angeles (September 5, 2013, 4:08 PM EDT) -- YouTube LLC and Amazon.com Inc. have each asked a California federal judge to decide that the companies do not infringe the patent of a litigant who “essentially claims to have invented streaming video over the Internet,” according to two motions for summary judgment filed Wednesday.

Plaintiff Tetsuya Joe Nomura filed separate suits against the companies and others in 2011 alleging infringement of U.S. Patent Number 7,254,622, which was legally issued in 2007 and entitled “Video-on-demand System.” Nomura said the companies used the computer implemented invention described...
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