Uniloc patent challenged as likely invalid

On May 28, 2019, Unified, represented by Ropes & Gray, filed a petition for inter partes review (IPR) against U.S. Patent 6,519,005, owned and asserted by Uniloc 2017 LLC, a Uniloc affiliate and well-known NPE.  The ‘005 patent, directed to a method for performing motion estimation, a process used in digital video compression, has been asserted against numerous streaming and multimedia companies, including AmazonAmerican Broadcasting Company (ABC)BitmovinGoogleHuluNetflixRokuSling TV, and Vudu.   

View Uniloc's district court litigation.  To read the petition and view the entire case proceeding, see Unified’s Portal.