YouTube, Amazon Escape Video On Demand Patent Suits

Law360, New York (September 13, 2013, 2:04 PM EDT) -- YouTube LLC and Amazon.com Inc. on Thursday escaped lawsuits brought in California alleging the companies infringe a patent purportedly covering Internet video streaming.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Howard R. Loyd granted summary judgment in favor of YouTube and Amazon, saying the streaming video services the companies offer are substantively different from the invention claimed in plaintiff Joe Nomura's patent.

“Even viewing Nomura's filings as liberally as possible, the court concludes that Nomura has not shown a genuine issue of fact to preclude summary judgment of noninfringement, either...
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