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Vivint protects its intellectual property with Intelligent Ventures partnership

September 17, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

With Vivint this summer launching Vivint Sky, a new cloud-based smart home solution featuring the company's own control panel and software, an announcement this week that Vivint has taken steps to protect its intellectual property with patents really is not surprising. Vivint has entered into a long-term partnership with Intellectual Ventures (IV), based in Bellevue, Wash., IV announced Sept. 16. The company is one of the nation's largest patent holders in the world, according to CNNMoney. IV says...

Cory Van Arsdale, intellectual property, Intellectual Ventures, patent troll, patents, Paul Evans, Vivint

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Object Video sues Sony, Samsung, Bosch

April 14, 2011Martha Entwistle

RESTON, Va.—The news, announced last week, that video analytics maker ObjectVideo is suing Sony, Samsung and Bosch for alleged patent infringement on some of OV's analytics took the industry by surprise, and had many asking the question: “Why now?” After all, certain technologies have been in use for a while now, so why suddenly start suing major camera manufacturers? Is the lawsuit, as some surmise, designed to generate publicity or an opportunistic move by attorneys trolling...

Bosch, Eric Griffen, intellectual property, ObjectVideo, patent infringement, Raul Fernandez, Samsung, Sony, York Capital

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