InterVideo Sues Acer Over Device Integration Patent

Law360, New York (August 25, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- California-based DVD software maker InterVideo Inc has sued computer maker Acer Inc., accusing the Taiwanese company of infringing on patents related to integrating computer and electronic device functions.

The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, accuses Acer of infringing patented functions including the "hot-key" and "instant-on" functions being adopted in the Acer Aspire 2000 series notebooks.

InterVideo claims these functions infringe U.S. Patent No. 6765788, entitled "Method and apparatus for integrating personal computer and electronic device functions."

InterVideo alleges...
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