Patent troll

August 22, 2013 - 4:13pm
ForeFlight on X-Plane

A year ago, Laminar Research, the maker of the popular X-Plane flight simulator software, was sued by a company called Uniloc, which accused Laminar Research of infringing a Uniloc patent entitled “System and method for preventing unauthorized access to electronic data.” Uniloc is seeking a jury trial and wants agreement that its patent has been infringed, payment for damages and costs, post-judgment royalties and pre- and post-judgment interest.

March 31, 2010 - 5:58am

Aircraft Technical Publishers (ATP) and Avantext announced the amicable settlement of all federal litigation between them. As part of the settlement, Avantext has agreed to have a judgment entered that ATP’s patents are valid and enforceable.

In return, ATP has granted Avantext a non-exclusive license to ATP’s patent portfolio for an undisclosed sum of money.