Kodak Wants Apple Claims Tossed So Patent Sale Can Proceed
By Jamie Santo
Law360, New York (June 18, 2012, 11:01 PM ET) -- Bankrupt Eastman Kodak Co. launched an adversary suit Monday aimed at stamping out Apple Inc.'s claim to 10 digital camera patents, thus clearing the way for the sale of intellectual property the company says is vital to its reorganization efforts.
Kodak brought the suit against Apple and spinoff FlashPoint Technology Inc. in response to U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Allan L. Gropper's June 13 denial of a so-called motion in aid of the company's planned sale of IP assets. The judge had said Kodak was wrong in trying...