Dolby International AB v. Research in Motion Limited et al Featured Case

Dolby Laboratories sues Blackberry smartphone maker Research in Motion ('RIM') for patent infringement, accusing it of violating its patents for spectral band replication ('SBR') and parametric stereo ('PS') audio compression technologies used in High Efficiency Advanced Audio Coding ('HE ACC') audio compression standards worldwide.

Plaintiff alleges that "unlike virtually all of its competitors, RIM refuses to 'play fair,' and has rejected numerous opportunities to license" Dolby's patented audio technologies.

Plaintiff: Dolby International AB
Defendant: Research in Motion Limited and Research In Motion Corporation
Case Number: 3:2011cv02931
Filed: June 15, 2011
Court: US District Court for the Northern District of California
Office: San Francisco Office
County: Outside US
Presiding Judge: William Alsup
Nature of Suit: Patent
Cause of Action: 35:271
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff
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Date Filed Document Text
June 14, 2011 Filing 1 COMPLAINT for Patent Infringement against Research In Motion Corporation, Research in Motion Limited ( Filing fee $ 350, receipt number 34611061054, summons issued). Filed by Dolby International AB. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7, # 8 Exhibit 8, # 9 Civil Cover Sheet)(wsn, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/14/2011)

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Plaintiff: Dolby International AB
Represented By: Brendan P. Cullen
Represented By: Scott Christensen Hall
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Defendant: Research in Motion Limited
Represented By: Melissa R McCormick
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Defendant: Research In Motion Corporation
Represented By: Melissa R McCormick
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