Prime Focus Loses Its Fight with Legend 3D over Patented Stereo Conversion Technology

Become a member of the CGSociety

Connect, Share, and Learn with our Large Growing CG Art Community. It's Free!

 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  2 Weeks Ago
Prime Focus Loses Its Fight with Legend 3D over Patented Stereo Conversion Technology

rime Focus lost a key battle over 3D conversion technology last week when the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) invalidated a patent that Prime Focus Creative Services Canada said protected its proprietary techniques for converting 2D footage to stereo. The VFX and post-production giant had claimed that 3D specialist Legend 3D was infringing its patented process.U.S. Patent no. 8,922,628 was issued to Prime Focus in December 2014. It was followed three months later by a Prime Focus lawsuit alleging patent infringement by Legend. Rather than paying up, Legend punched back, filing a petition for an inter partes review challenging the validity of Prime Focus’s patent. Now, more than two years later, the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board has ruled that all 18 claims made by the Prime Focus patent are “unpatentable.”http://www.studiodaily.com/2017/09/...EdHQzUifQ%3D%3D
__________________
LW FREE MODELS:FOR REAL Home Anatomy Thread
FXWARS
:Daily Sketch Forum:HCR Modeling
This message does not reflect the opinions of the US Government

 
reply share thread



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
CGSociety
Society of Digital Artists
www.cgsociety.org

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2006,
Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Minimize Ads
Forum Jump
Miscellaneous

All times are GMT. The time now is 03:33 PM.


Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.