Unified files IPR against US 8,139,651 owned by DivX, LLC

On July 26, 2019, Unified filed a petition for inter partes review (IPR) against US Patent 8,139,651, owned by DivX, LLC (a subsidiary of well-known NPE Fortress Investment Group) as part of Unified's ongoing efforts in its SEP Video Codec Zone. The '651 patent, directed to a method for deblocking reconstructed video frames, has been asserted in district court litigation against Netflix and Hulu. Unified is represented by Haynes and Boone in this proceeding.

Visit Unified’s Portal for more information about its Video Codec landscape (OPAL) and standard submission repository (OPEN). To read the petition and review the case record, view IPR2019-01379 on Unified’s Portal.