Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and Dynamic Advances have filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple. The patent infringement lawsuit concerns Apple's Siri infringing their 2007 patent.
While the complaint was originally filed with the court in early October 2012, the Judge in that case stepped down at the end of October due to having an "interest" in Apple. The new patent infringement filing with the court now notes that Apple earlier claimed that Dynamic Advances' claims against Apple are barred, in whole or in part, on the ground that [Dynamic Advances] lacks standing, in whole or in part, to assert infringement of and/or collect past damages for the infringement" of the key patent noted as being 7,177,798. The plaintiff Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute claims that Dynamic Advances is the exclusive licensee to the '798 Patent. As such, RPI has transferred all substantial rights to the '798 Patent to Dynamic Advances, including the exclusive right to sue for infringement and recover damages for all past, present, and future infringement.
To review the full Patent Infringement filing before the court, see the document below:
The patent infringement case presented in today's report was filed in the Northern District of New York, Albany Division. The Presiding Judge in this case is noted as being Chief Judge Gary L. Sharpe with Referring Judge noted as being Magistrate Judge Christian F. Hummel.
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