Apple Says Bankruptcy Court Can't Handle Kodak IP Row

Law360, New York (June 22, 2012, 1:11 PM EDT) -- Apple Inc. on Thursday asked a New York bankruptcy court to remove Eastman Kodak Co.'s suit over 10 digital camera patents to a federal district court, arguing the bankruptcy court is not equipped to handle a complicated patent case.

The Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant maintains its fight with Kodak involves issues of federal law that the bankruptcy court does not have the authority or necessary expertise to decide.

“As Kodak recognizes in its complaint, the dispute involves complex federal patent law questions concerning inventorship, claim construction...
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Case Information

Case Title

Eastman Kodak Company v. Apple Inc. et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Bankruptcy Withdrawal


George B. Daniels

Date Filed

June 21, 2012

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