Sony sues Imation for patent infringement



By Steven Church, Bloomberg

“Sony Corp. and three other companies that helped invent Blu-Ray movie discs sued Imation Corp. (IMN), claiming the data-storage company broke patent laws by selling blank, recordable versions of the discs.

Imation violated several patents related to Blu-Ray technology, which allows a sharper picture than traditional DVD movie discs, Sony and the other consumer electronics makers said in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Wilmington, Delaware.”

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