“Kodak said Apple wants to disrupt the planned auction by claiming ownership of 10 patents and asked U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Allan Gropper in Manhattan to reject the personal computer maker’s claims,” McLaughlin reports. “Gropper didn’t immediately rule on the issue at a hearing today, saying he would issue a decision ‘as quickly as I can.’”
McLaughlin reports, “The hearing in bankruptcy court comes after Kodak lost a patent case against Apple and Research in Motion Ltd. The U.S. International Trade Commission on July 20 upheld a judge’s findings that neither Apple nor RIM violated Kodak’s rights in the patent. Kodak said it would appeal.”
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Bankrupt Kodak loses key Apple patent ruling – July 22, 2012