MIAMI – A Boca Raton corporation claims Wal-Mart is selling DVD devices that are unlicensed.
Corp. filed a complaint on March 27 in the U.S. District Court for the
Southern District of Florida against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. alleging
According to the complaint, the plaintiff
alleges that it is the owner of U.S. Patent 5,434,678, which is titled
Seamless Transmission of Non-Sequential Video Segments, and five other
patents. The suit states the patents are used in connection with DVDs.
The plaintiff holds Wal-Mart Stores Inc. responsible because the
defendant allegedly infringed these patents by selling unlicensed DVD
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks
judgment against defendant, compensatory damages, attorneys' fees,
costs, disbursements, interest and further relief as the court deems
just. It is represented by John C. Carey and Ernesto M. Rubi of Carey
Rodriguez Milian Gonya LLP in Miami.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Case number 9:17-cv-80392