Panasonic, Others Targeted In New Blu-Ray IP Suits

Law360, New York (November 5, 2012, 5:00 PM EST) -- Advanced Optical Tracking LLC went on the warpath in Delaware federal court Friday, filing separate patent suits against Hitachi Maxell Ltd., Panasonic Corp. and Imation Corp. over Blu-Ray discs.

Advanced Optical Tracking accuses the defendants of willful infringement and asked for treble damages in each of Friday's complaints. Maxell, Panasonic and Imation infringed an Advanced Optical Tracking patent covering a method of data storage on optical disks by making, using and selling Blu-Ray recordable and rewritable disks, the complaints allege.

The new lawsuits came about a...
To view the full article, register now.