Sony settles digital camera lawsuit with CalTech

Sony Corporation has finally settled a a patent-infringement lawsuit that was filed by the California Institute of Technology (CalTech) over patents on digital camera technology. While the exact terms of the settlement weren't made public, CalTech reps said that the situation was "resolved" in a filing in Los Angeles on June 23.

Sony Corporation has finally settled a a patent-infringement lawsuit that was filed by the California Institute of Technology (CalTech) over patents on digital camera technology. While the exact terms of the settlement weren't made public, CalTech reps said that the situation was "resolved" in a filing in Los Angeles on June 23. Sony wasn't alone though. CalTech sued six digital camera manufacturers on royalties for over 11 patents total. The five other companies were Canon, Nikon, Panasonic, Samsung and Olympus.

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