[opendtv] Re: 8VSB Patents running out?

Scheiber v. Dolby treated the issue after the patent had expired and there
were no other patents tied to the original.
LG's licensing offer, if indeed it was as rumored, risks a court finding the
later patents to be unenforceable.

Al

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Schubin" <tvmark@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Saturday, April 14, 2007 5:21 PM
Subject: [opendtv] Re: 8VSB Patents running out?


> I agree.  See Scheiber v. Dolby.
> http://www.law.duke.edu/journals/dltr/articles/2003dltr0005.html
>
> TTFN,
> Mark
>
>
>
> Allen Le Roy Limberg wrote:
> > The scuttlebutt is there is a tying arrangement that taking a license
under
> > 8VSB patents & EVSB entails agreement to take EVSB license until end of
> > their term.  In my opinion that is an illegal tying arrangement.
> >
> > Al Limberg
> >
> >
>
>
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