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Dreamworks Patent Grants

Render setup graph

Patent Number 9589382 - March 7, 2017

Systems and methods for rendering an image using a render setup graph are provided. The render setup graph may be used to configure and manage…

Techniques for producing creative stereo parameters for stereoscopic computer animation

Patent Number 9582918 - February 28, 2017

A computer-implemented method determining a user-defined stereo effect for a computer-generated scene. A set of bounded-parallax constraints…

Arbitrary hierarchical tagging of computer-generated animation assets

Patent Number 9514560 - December 6, 2016

Systems and methods for using hierarchical tags to create a computer-generated animation are provided. The hierarchical tags may be used to…

Procedural partitioning of a scene

Patent Number 9514562 - December 6, 2016

Systems and methods for partitioning a set of animation objects using a node in a render setup graph are provided. The render setup graph may…

Point-based global illumination directional importance mapping

Patent Number 9460553 - October 4, 2016

Locations are shaded for use in rendering a computer-generated scene having one or more objects represented by the point cloud. A hierarchy…

Dreamworks Patent Applications

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CALIBRATING A VIRTUAL REALITY SYSTEM

Application Number 20160343167 - November 24, 2016

A virtual reality system includes a platform, a headset, a mount, and a control unit. The headset includes a motion-sensing unit and a display…

COMPUTER-BASED TRAINING USING A GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE

Application Number 20150331597 - November 19, 2015

A graphical user interface (GUI) for training includes, in some embodiments, a first group of icons arranged about a first axis, where the…

EFFICIENT AND STABLE APPROACH TO ELASTICITY AND COLLISIONS FOR HAIR ANIMATION

Application Number 20150221119 - August 6, 2015

One exemplary process for animating hair includes receiving data representing a plurality of hairs and a plurality of objects in a timestep of…

MULTIPOINT OFFSET SAMPLING DEFORMATION TECHNIQUES

Application Number 20150187113 - July 2, 2015

Systems and methods for performing MOS skin deformations are provided. In one example process, the in vector of a MOS transform may be…

PROCEDURAL PARTITIONING OF A SCENE

Application Number 20140267344 - September 18, 2014

Systems and methods for partitioning a set of animation objects using a node in a render setup graph are provided. The render setup graph may…

Dreamworks Federal Litigation Filings

Medved v. Dreamworks Animation SKG Incorporated et al

Arizona District Court - February 7, 2017

Nobile v. Watts et al

New York Southern District Court - January 26, 2017

Medved v. Dreamworks Animation SKG Incorporated et al

Arizona District Court - November 9, 2016

Pierce v. L.A. Times-Washington Post et al

Florida Middle District Court - February 29, 2016

Phan v. Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc. et al

California Northern District Court - November 20, 2014

Dreamworks Federal District Court Decisions

Nitsch v. Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc. et al

California Northern District Court - November 11, 2016

Final Judgment as to Defendants Sony Pictures Imageworks Inc., Sony Pictures Animation Inc., and Blue Sky Studios Inc. Signed by Judge Lucy…

Nitsch v. Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc. et al

California Northern District Court - November 11, 2016

Order by Hon. Lucy H. Koh Granting 331 Motion for Attorney Fees.(lhklc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/11/2016)

Nitsch v. Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc. et al

California Northern District Court - November 11, 2016

Order by Hon. Lucy H. Koh Granting 336 Motion for Final Approval of Settlement with Sony Pictures Imageworks, Inc., Sony Pictures…

Nitsch v. Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc. et al

California Northern District Court - May 6, 2016

CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER. Signed by Judge Lucy H. Koh on May 6, 2016. (lhklc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/6/2016)

Nitsch v. Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc. et al

California Northern District Court - March 30, 2016

ORDER DENYING MOTION TO COMPEL. Signed by Judge Paul S. Grewal on March 30, 2016, re 213 . (psglc1S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/30/2016)

Dreamworks State Court Decisions

ROOFERS LOCAL 149 PENSION FUND V. DREAMWORKS ANIMATION SKG, INC.

United States U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit - February 17, 2017

DREAMWORKS ANIMATION,SKG, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES v. USA

Federal Claims U.S. Court of Federal Claims - October 7, 2016

REPORTED OPINION denying 17 Motion for Summary Judgment; granting 18 Cross Motion. The Clerk is directed to enter judgment. Signed by Senior…

Nitsch v. Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc. et al

California California Northern District Court - May 25, 2016

ORDER GRANTING-IN-PART AND DENYING-IN-PART 203 PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR CLASS CERTIFICATION. Signed by Judge Lucy H. Koh on May 25, 2016.…

Nitsch v. Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc. et al

California California Northern District Court - March 23, 2016

ORDER GRANTING-IN-PART MOTION TO COMPEL. Signed by Judge Paul S. Grewal on March 23, 2016, granting-in-part and denying-in-part 213 .…

Nitsch v. Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc. et al

California California Northern District Court - April 21, 2015

ORDER GRANTING STIPULATION REGARDING SEARCH TERM PROTOCOL by Magistrate Judge Paul Singh Grewal, granting 109 . Signed by Judge Paul S. Grewal…

Dreamworks Federal Appellate Court Decisions

ROOFERS LOCAL 149 PENSION FUND V. DREAMWORKS ANIMATION SKG, INC.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - February 17, 2017

GAMECASTER, INC. v. DREAMWORKS ANIMATION SKG, INC.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit - January 8, 2015