M·CAM, Inc. releases Patently Obvious™ report on Uniloc Software Registration System Patent Referenced in Lawsuit with Sony, McAfee, et. al.
M·CAM, Inc. releases Patently Obvious report on Uniloc Software Registration System Patent Referenced in Lawsuit with Sony, McAfee, et. al.
Charlottesville, VA – August 06, 2010 –– M·CAM, Inc. released its Patently Obvious report today on the patent holdings of Uniloc. On July 29, 2010, Uniloc USA, Inc. filed a lawsuit against seven software companies including Activision Blizzard, Sony Corporation of America, and McAfee, Inc., alleging infringement of a Uniloc USA patent describing a system for software registration. Uniloc filed a similar suit against Microsoft in 2003. This report focuses on patents of interest which predate and are concurrent to the Uniloc patent, including public-domain alternatives.
The patents discussed in this report describe software registration systems.
M·CAM's Patently Obvious is a weekly report providing visibility into potentially unconsidered alternatives, including art in the public domain, to patent holdings across a variety of technology areas.
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The M·CAM Patently Obvious report on the Uniloc patent can be found HERE