Feeds

HP, Canon sued in printer patent case

Patent boot delivered in Motor City

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

3 Big data security analytics techniques

Hewlett-Packard and Canon are being sued for alleged patent infringement of printer technology.

The case, filed in the US district course for the Eastern District of Michigan (Detroit), alleges that Canon, Inc., Canon USA, Inc. and the Hewlett-Packard Company have breached a patent owned by Steven B Michlin, the plaintiff.

The case has been assigned to Judge Gerald E. Rosen under the docket 2:00cv73306 and the plaintiff is asking that the case be heard by a jury.

No other details are currently available but we can't help wondering if Steven B Michlin is the Steven B Michlin who also lives in Michigan and has re-filed patent number 5,367,364, which relates to a charge roller contact stabiliser spring. If it is a different Michlin, maybe he'd like to tell us... ®

Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction

More from The Register

next story
Dropbox defends fantastically badly timed Condoleezza Rice appointment
'Nothing is going to change with Dr. Rice's appointment,' file sharer promises
Audio fans, prepare yourself for the Second Coming ... of Blu-ray
High Fidelity Pure Audio – is this what your ears have been waiting for?
MtGox chief Karpelès refuses to come to US for g-men's grilling
Bitcoin baron says he needs another lawyer for FinCEN chat
Record labels sue Pandora over vintage song royalties
Companies want payout on recordings made before 1972
Ex–Apple CEO John Sculley: Ousting Steve Jobs 'was a mistake'
Twenty-nine years later, post-Pepsi exec has flat-forehead moment
Number crunching suggests Yahoo! US is worth less than nothing
China and Japan holdings worth more than entire company
Zucker punched: Google gobbles Facebook-wooed Titan Aerospace
Up, up and away in my beautiful balloon flying broadband-bot
prev story

Whitepapers

Securing web applications made simple and scalable
In this whitepaper learn how automated security testing can provide a simple and scalable way to protect your web applications.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Top three mobile application threats
Learn about three of the top mobile application security threats facing businesses today and recommendations on how to mitigate the risk.
Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.