Intel, AMD, NVIDIA and Sun all sued

Posted on Friday, Feb 22 2008 @ 05:05 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Inquirer reports a firm has sued AMD, NVIDIA, Intel, Sun, Raza Microelectronics and Real Networks:
The patent in question is 6,629,163 with the inspiring name of “Methods and System for Demultiplexing a First Sequence of Packet Components to Identify Specific Components Wherein Subsequent Components are Processed without Re-identifying Components.”

That’s a lot of components.

Implicit Networks alleges Intel uses this patent in its Viiv technology, AMD and Raza use it in ATI and Alechemy products, Nvidia uses it in its Stant Media software, Sun uses it in its Java Media Framework, while Real uses it in its Helix DNA client.

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