Kenyon Client: Sony Corporation
Eastern District of Texas
Kenyon obtained a summary judgment of invalidity in the Eastern District of Texas on behalf of client Sony Corporation in a patent litigation brought by Agere Systems, Inc. The patent, US 5,448,585 patent, entitled "An Article Comprising a Quantum Well Laser" was alleged to read on the blue laser diode used in Sony's Blu-ray Disc players, PlayStation3, VAIO computers and other Sony products containing Blu-ray disc drives. The court's decision eliminated the vast bulk of the damages claim being asserted against Sony. Case number 2:06-cv-00079-TJW (2008).