SAN DIEGO – A Florida corporation claims a San Diego electronics company infringed a patent with some of its smartphones.

FastVDO LLC filed a complaint on Oct. 5 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California against LG Electronics Mobilecomm USA Inc. alleging patent infringement.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in 1998, it was issued a U.S. patent to its invention titled Error Resilient Method and Apparatus for Entropy Coding, or Patent '482, which relates to methods and apparatuses for compressing and decompressing data. The plaintiff alleges that the defendant has infringed one or more claims of its patent with some of its smartphone models.

The plaintiff holds LG Electronics Mobilecomm USA Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly obtained profit at the expense of plaintiff, infringed on plaintiff's intellectual property and caused plaintiff to retain and pay for counsel.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment in its favor, damages, costs, expenses, interest, attorneys' fees and all other relief to which it is entitled. It is represented by Marc A. Fenster, Reza Mirzaie, Jeffrey Z.Y. Liao and Christian W. Conkle of Russ August & Kabat in Los Angeles.

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California Case number 3:16-cv-02499

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