Canon Obtains License Under Patent Portfolio of Image Processing Technologies LLC
Suffern, N.Y. — May 22, 2013 — Image Processing Technologies LLC (Image Processing) announced today that it has settled its patent infringement litigation with Canon Inc. and Canon U.S.A., Inc. Image Processing is a subsidiary of General Patent Corporation (GPC), the leading intellectual property boutique focusing on patent licensing and enforcement.
Image Processing sued Canon Inc. and Canon U.S.A., Inc. in the District Court for the Eastern District of New York in 2010 (CV 10–3867). The trial was scheduled to begin on April 15. The parties have resolved protracted litigation concerning Image Processing’s U.S. Patent No. 6,959,293 and reached an amicable settlement. Canon has taken a license under Image Processing’s patents, but other terms and conditions of the settlement are confidential.