Video codec company, DivX has filed a lawsuit in the Texas Eastern District Court against Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics for patent infringement.
The plaintiff alleges that the defendants stole its patented technology which is related to video streaming and system control for their high-end smart TVs without permission or license.
The plaintiff reportedly said that it was established in 2000 and has gained recognition for its high-definition video codec developer with over 1.5 billion electronic devices including game consoles and smartphones as well as PCs using its technology across the world.
The plaintiff alleges that the defendants used its registered patents and had caused lots of damages, confusion, and unfair competition.
The plaintiff seeks declaratory judgment for DivX’s alleged infringement, an award for damages, royalties, costs and fees, and other relief.
The case is ongoing.
DivX LLC v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et al
|Court:||Texas Eastern District Court|
|Nature of Suit:||Patent|
|Case Filed:||September 09, 2020|