Realtime Adaptive Streaming, LLC v. Computer Chip Manufacturing Company
Realtime filed a patent infringement suit in May 2018, alleging, inter alia, that the Defendant’s integrated Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) contained physical implementations of video compression techniques protected under Realtime’s patents. DisputeSoft was engaged by counsel to review the Defendant’s open source software development toolkit and evaluate the strength of the patent claims. DisputeSoft’s examination focused on the Defendant’s methodologies for codec selection, encoder object creation, and implementation of extensions to the patented video compression standard.
On April 14, 2017, TTI terminated the project, alleging that Infosys’s modernized system was over budget, behind schedule, and plagued by various functional and technical defects. Infosys brought a counterclaim against TTI, alleging that the difficulties encountered during the project were attributable to insufficient staffing and poor management decisions on TTI’s part. Infosys subsequently engaged DisputeSoft to conduct a defect analysis and provide consulting services to rebut TTI’s claims and support Infosys’s defenses and counterclaims.
As consulting experts, DisputeSoft performed the following services:
The parties entered into a settlement agreement for an unspecified amount in October 2018.
Tom Ashley applies his expertise in a wide range of software-related matters, including copyright and patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation, and system implementation failure disputes. Tom has significant experience with software project failure cases, including conducting in-depth investigations of various issues of fact in software failure disputes, such as requirements elaboration, requirements traceability, test planning and execution, defect remediation, and project planning and scheduling.