ITC Clears HTC In FlashPoint Imaging Patent Case

Law360, Los Angeles (March 14, 2014, 10:13 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday reversed a judge's determination that two HTC Corp. smartphones imported into the U.S. infringe a FlashPoint Technology Inc. patent covering panoramic photo technology, while upholding a finding that two other FlashPoint patents were not infringed.

In a four-page notice, the ITC said that it reversed Administrative Law Judge Theodore R. Essex's Sept. 30 initial determination that two HTC smartphones, the HTC Vivid and HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE, infringe FlashPoint's panoramic photo technology patent.

The ITC affirmed Judge Essex's...
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