Tag: infringement

  • Google Starts Downgrading Speakers Due to Sonos Patent Win

    Santa Barbara-based smart speaker maker Sonos has scored a major win in its patent efforts, winning a patent infringement case it had filed against Google. As a result of that win, Google has started stripping functionality from its speakers, rather th…

  • Caltech Sues Samsung Over Patents After $1.1 Billion Win

    The California Institute of Technology has filed a new patent infringement lawsuit, after winning $1.1 billion in damages in a patent infringement lawsuit last year against Broadcom. Caltech filed a lawsuit gainst Samsung, saying that Samsung’s Galaxy …

  • Vizio Sued Over Use Of Open Source Software

    Irvine-based Vizio has been sued over its use of open source software, with a group saying that Vizio should be required to share the source code underlying its televisions, due to their use of General Public License (GPL) software for its Smartcast te…

  • Quibi To Give Up Mobile Video Technology After Lawsuit

    Quibi, the short-lived, short-form-mobile-video startup run by Jeffrey Katzenberg, is transferring its mobile video technology to another company, Eko, after Eko filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Quibi. Quibi–which shut down its operations l…

  • Sonos Continues To Battle Google Over Patents

    Santa Barbara-based smart speaker manufacturer Sonos is continuing to battle Google over patents, asking the U.S. International Trade Commission this week to reject a judge’s blessing of a software design change to avoid infringing on Sonos patents. So…

  • Sonos Gets Patent Win Over Google

    Santa Barbara-based smart speaker manufacturer Sonos has scored a win in court over Google, over an intellectual property dispute over wireless audio technology. The win came when a U.S. International Trade Commission judge ruled that the patents held …