Kodak sues Samsung over digital imaging patents


Eastman Kodak has filed a lawsuit against Samsung Electronics alleging infringement of digital imaging patents. Kodak filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court and alleges that some Samsung Galaxy Tabs infringe on Kodak-owned patents.

The five Kodak patents in question are as follows:

U.S. Patent No. 6,292,218 – “Electronic Camera For Initiating Capture of Still Images While Previewing Motion Images”
U.S. Patent No. 7,210,161 – “Automatically Transmitting Images from an Electronic Camera to a Service Provider Using a Network Configuration File”
U.S. Patent No. 7,742,084 – “Network Configuration File for Automatically Transmitting Images from an Electronic Still Camera”
U.S. Patent No. 7,453,605 – “Capturing Digital Images to be Transferred to an E-Mail Address”
U.S. Patent No. 7,936,391 – “Digital Camera with Communications Interface for Selectively Transmitting Images over a Cellular Phone Network and a Wireless LAN Network to a Destination”

  • Xeo76

    another patent war in the digital image area.

  • Yohsep_23

    F*ck the Kodak…!!! they all jealous with samsung. thats why they now starts to sue samsung…