UnitedCorp seeks injunctive relief from Instagram for patent infringement

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World Intellectual Property Review: 'Miami-based UnitedCorp has taken on photo-sharing platform Instagram in a patent infringement lawsuit filed at the Federal Court of Canada.


According to an announcement released on Friday, February 2, UnitedCorp owns Canadian patent number 2,887,596, called “User content sharing system and method with automated external content integration”.


The patent covers a system for sharing digital content, such as photographs, which lets the users apply the geographical location where the image was taken. For example, if the user is in Toronto and takes a picture of the city, they will have the option of including a footer informing people where they are.'

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