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Dreamworks Patent Grants

Timing-based scheduling for computer-generated animation

Patent Number 9734798 - August 15, 2017

A method of scheduling and performing computations for generating an interactive computer-generated animation on behalf of a client device to…

Generation of three-dimensional imagery from a two-dimensional image using a depth map

Patent Number 9721385 - August 1, 2017

A method for generating stereoscopic images includes obtaining image data comprising a plurality of sample points. A direction, a color value,…

Distinguishing between impulses and continuous drag operations on a touch-sensitive surface

Patent Number 9703469 - July 11, 2017

A touch-sensitive surface for a computer animator to create or modify a computer-generated image includes processes for differentiating…

Visualization tool for parallel dependency graph evaluation

Patent Number 9691171 - June 27, 2017

Systems and processes providing a tool for visualizing parallel dependency graph evaluation in computer animation are provided. Runtime…

Multiple visual representations of lighting effects in a computer animation scene

Patent Number 9659398 - May 23, 2017

Computer animation tools for viewing, in multiple contexts, the effect of changes to a computer animation are disclosed. An artist configures…

Dreamworks Patent Applications

FACIAL CAPTURE ANALYSIS AND TRAINING SYSTEM

Application Number 20170213076 - July 27, 2017

A method for evaluating a facial performance using facial capture of two users includes obtaining a reference set of facial performance data…

REPURPOSING EXISTING ANIMATED CONTENT

Application Number 20170206696 - July 20, 2017

Systems and methods for automatically animating a character based on an existing corpus of animation are described. The character may be from…

DIGITAL USER INTERFACE TO PROVIDE DRAWING DIRECTIONS TO GUIDE USER

Application Number 20170169555 - June 15, 2017

An electronic device with a display screen provides drawing directions to guide a user to create artwork on a physical medium. The electronic…

EFFICIENT AND STABLE APPROACH TO ELASTICITY AND COLLISIONS FOR HAIR ANIMATION

Application Number 20170098327 - April 6, 2017

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

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…

Dreamworks Federal Litigation Filings

US v. Gordon

U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit - May 16, 2017

Williams v. Paramount Studios et al

Michigan Eastern District Court - March 27, 2017

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

Dreamworks Federal District Court Decisions

Medved v. Dreamworks Animation SKG Incorporated et al

Arizona District Court - June 9, 2017

ORDER granting 2 Plaintiff's Application to Proceed in District Court without Prepaying Fees or Costs. ORDERED dismissing the…

Nitsch v. Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc. et al

California Northern District Court - June 5, 2017

Order by Hon. Lucy H. Koh Granting (388) Motion for Final Approval in case 5:14-cv-04062-LHK.Associated Cases: 5:14-cv-04062-LHK,…

Nitsch v. Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc. et al

California Northern District Court - June 5, 2017

Order by Hon. Lucy H. Koh Granting in Part and Denying in Part (385) Motion for Attorney's Fees in case 5:14-cv-04062-LHK.Associated…

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)

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