Kodak Settles Digital Camera Patent Disputes

Law360, New York (May 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Eastman Kodak Co. has resolved a dispute over the ownership of five digital camera patents which consulting company St. Clair Intellectual Property Consultants Inc. accused the camera manufacturer of infringing. The deal should allow St. Clair to continue patent claims stayed against several major electronics and cellular phone companies.

Kodak announced a settlement on Friday to end disputes between the companies in California state court, Delaware federal court and the U.S. International Trade Commission. The patents cover digital cameras that allow captured images to be saved...
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