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Disney Patent Grants

Real-time high-quality facial performance capture

Patent Number 9865072 - January 9, 2018

A method of transferring a facial expression from a subject to a computer-generated character and a system and non-transitory…

Techniques for providing non-verbal speech recognition in an immersive playtime environment

Patent Number 9855497 - January 2, 2018

An immersive play environment platform including techniques describing recognizing non-verbal vocalization gestures from a user is disclosed.…

Systems and methods for estimating sky light probes for outdoor images

Patent Number 9860453 - January 2, 2018

Methods and systems for estimating HDR sky light probes for outdoor images are disclosed. A precaptured sky light probe database is leveraged.…

Key frame aligned transcoding using key frame list file

Patent Number 9854260 - December 26, 2017

Systems and methods are provided for transcoding a set of key frame aligned output files from a source file. A key frame list file is…

Methods and systems of playing multi-license media content

Patent Number 9852273 - December 26, 2017

Methods and systems described herein play multi-license media contents. A multi-license media content includes digital assets, at least one of…

Disney Patent Applications

METHODS AND SYSTEMS OF GENERATING A PARAMETRIC EYE MODEL

Application Number 20180012401 - January 11, 2018

Systems and techniques for generating a parametric eye model of one or more eyes are provided. The systems and techniques may include…

METHODS AND SYSTEMS OF PERFORMING EYE RECONSTRUCTION USING A PARAMETRIC MODEL

Application Number 20180012418 - January 11, 2018

Systems and techniques for reconstructing one or more eyes using a parametric eye model are provided. The systems and techniques may include…

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING CO-DELIVERY OF CONTENT

Application Number 20170374316 - December 28, 2017

Systems, devices, and methods are disclosed for providing co-deliver of primary and secondary content, including, video and video chat…

ALGEBRAIC MULTIGRID METHOD FOR CLOTH SIMULATION

Application Number 20170351793 - December 7, 2017

A method and system for simulation of deformation of a thin-shelled member are disclosed herein. The method includes: receiving at one or more…

AUGMENTED OR VIRTUAL REALITY DIGITAL CONTENT REPRESENTATION AND INTERACTION

Application Number 20170345195 - November 30, 2017

Systems and methods for presenting augmented reality (AR) or virtual reality (VR) representations of digital content entitlements owned by a…

Disney Federal Litigation Filings

Netflix Studios, LLC et al v. Dragon Media Inc. et al

California Central District Court - January 10, 2018

Bradley James Much v. The Walt Disney Company et al

California Central District Court - January 4, 2018

De Vore v. Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development, Inc. et al

California Central District Court - January 3, 2018

Glocca Morra Music, LLC v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US, Inc. et al

California Central District Court - December 29, 2017

Sebti v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc.

Florida Middle District Court - December 29, 2017

Disney Federal District Court Decisions

Joyner et al v. Bulova Technologies Group, Inc. et al

Pennsylvania Middle District Court - November 6, 2017

MEMORANDUM (Order to follow as separate docket entry).Signed by Honorable A. Richard Caputo on 11/6/17. (dw)

Joyner et al v. Bulova Technologies Group, Inc. et al

Pennsylvania Middle District Court - November 6, 2017

ORDER (memorandum filed previously as separate docket entry). Plaintiffs are given leave to file an amended complaint within 21 days from the…

Disney Enterprises, Inc. et al v. VidAngel Inc.

California Central District Court - October 31, 2017

JUDGMENT PURSUANT TO RULE 54(b) by Judge Andre Birotte Jr.: Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 54(b), a final partial judgment is…

RN'D Productions, Inc v. Walt Disney Records

Texas Southern District Court - October 30, 2017

MEMORANDUM OPINION granting 18 MOTION to Dismiss 17 Amended Complaint/Counterclaim/Crossclaim etc. Defendant Walt Disney Records…

Topol v. HCL America, Inc. et al

Florida Middle District Court - September 14, 2017

ORDER adopting 69 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS re 68 Joint MOTION for miscellaneous relief, specifically approval of Settlement…

Disney State Court Decisions

Michael Barth v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

United States US Court of Appeals, Third Circuit - September 8, 2017

DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. V. VIDANGEL, INC.

United States US Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit - August 24, 2017

Preliminary Injunction / Copyright. The panel affirmed the district court’s preliminary injunction against the defendant in an action…

Diece-Lisa Industries, Inc. v. Disney Enterprises, Inc. dba Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures et al

Texas Texas Eastern District Court - July 10, 2017

MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER Overruling Plaintiffs Objections and Adopting the Magistrate Judges Memorandum Order (Docket No. 206). Signed by…

State of Washington v. Marshall Disney

Washington Court of Appeals Division III - June 27, 2017

Sabrina Renee Brown v. The Walt Disney Studios

United States US Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit - May 30, 2017

Disney Federal Appellate Court Decisions

Michael Barth v. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit - September 8, 2017

DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. V. VIDANGEL, INC.

US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - August 24, 2017

Preliminary Injunction / Copyright. The panel affirmed the district court’s preliminary injunction against the defendant in an action…

Sabrina Renee Brown v. The Walt Disney Studios

US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit - May 30, 2017

ROYCE MATHEW V. THE WALT DISNEY CO.

US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - May 2, 2017

DENNIS BECVAR V. THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - November 13, 2015