Kodak Sued Over JPEG Encoding Patent
In their complaint, attorneys for U.S. Philips assert that Kodak’s digital cameras and scanning devices utilize JPEG image encoding protocols that are the intellectual property of U.S. Philips.
The patent referenced in the complaint is U.S. Patent No. 4,901,075, entitled “Method and Apparatus for Bit Rate Reduction,” which was issued in 1990.
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