Advanced Video Technologies files petition for certiorari

Advanced Video Technologies LLC (AVT), a subsidiary of General Patent Corporation (GPC), has announced that it filed a petition for a writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of the United States, asking the Court to review a Federal Circuit Court of Appeals decision with far-reaching implications for intellectual property rights in the United States, the company said.

AVT commenced the action by filing lawsuits in the Southern District of New York (Nos. 1:15-cv-04626-CM, 1:15-cv-04631-CM, and 1:15-cv-04632-CM) alleging that companies had infringed its patent on a full-duplex video chip used in the defendants´ smartphones.

Advanced Video Technologies LLC owns US Patent No. 5,781,788 for “Full Duplex Single Chip Video Codec” (now expired). AVT is a subsidiary of and is managed by General Patent Corporation. For more information about Advanced Video Technologies LLC visit www.advancedvidtech.com.