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sonys eye-toy does the same? (tracks movement with camera) although not in 3D..

weird... why wouldnt they sue them last year?
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post #12 of 43
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sonys eye-toy does the same? (tracks movement with camera) although not in 3D..

weird... why wouldnt they sue them last year?
They can make a larger claim, since the product did so well. They can claim a lot more damages and be compensated more for it.
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I guess the sarcasm went over a few heads.
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post #14 of 43
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The American patent system is hilarious. Next thing you know we'll be able to buy shotguns without a license and drive under the age of 18.
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post #15 of 43
I wonder how they prove that it is stolen and wasn't actually made by their techs?

How does the court deal with something like that? If it just so happens they use the same tech but there is different devices involved, how would they rule that?
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lolwut? You can do that. You can buy shotguns at walmart, and you can have your license @ 16 and a learners permit at 15. And a farm license at the age of 10 or so.
Lots of OT posts in this thread. I just used 1 as an example. That's a guaranteed infraction now for me.

As been said before why so long to file? They could have filed a long while ago though I suppose, but only getting through the system now.
post #17 of 43
so why didn't they sue them a long time ago ?
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post #18 of 43
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Lots of OT posts in this thread. I just used 1 as an example. That's a guaranteed infraction now for me.

As been said before why so long to file? They could have filed a long while ago though I suppose, but only getting through the system now.
Cool Story bro,

I've already said why.

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They can make a larger claim, since the product did so well. They can claim a lot more damages and be compensated more for it.
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post #19 of 43
Has there every been a year with more patent trolls?
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Has there every been a year with more patent trolls?
Last year.
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