Irvine Patent Attorneys File Software Patent Litigation Against Macrovision’s Installshield Product For Infringing On Uniloc’s Patent On System For Software Registration

Irvine, CA – Patent attorneys file patent infringement lawsuit in Los Angeles Federal District Court (Santa Ana Division) to protect Uniloc USA and Singapore’s patent titled “System For Software Registration.” “Uniloc researches, develops, manufactures and sells technology security solutions, including solutions for securing software and other forms of media such as DVD and audio files.” The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office issued U.S. Patent No. 5,490,216 to Uniloc Singapore. “The ‘216 Patent is generally directed to novel systems and methods for securely registering software and other digital media to prevent software piracy.”

The complaint alleges that defendant “Macrovision, without license or permission from Uniloc, makes, uses, offers to sell and/or sells software security products and services that infringe one or more claims of the ‘216 Patent. These products and services include, but are not limited to, certain versions of InstallShield and InstallShield Activation Service.” Uniloc alleges that it placed Macrovision on Notice of the ‘216 Patent by correspondence commencing in June of 2004. The case is titled Uniloc USA, Inc., v. Macrovision Corporation, SACV08-00203 DOC (Central District of California).