We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

NYU Blasts Autodesk With Suit Over Animation Patents

Law360 (July 17, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Computer animation technology has sparked a court battle between New York University and software maker Autodesk, with NYU alleging that Autodesk knowingly infringed several of its patents for animation software.

The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, alleges that Autodesk, NYU asserts two patents that animation technology.

The first patent, issued in 2000, describes a method for synthesizing human-like gestures and actions, while the second patent, issued in 2001, covers a method for creating computer generated animated characters....
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.