Google Sanctioned For Late Evidence In Vringo Patent Suit

Law360, New York (October 10, 2012, 8:06 PM EDT) -- A Virginia federal judge on Tuesday ordered Google Inc. to turn over financial data in a patent infringement suit brought by ring-tone maker Vringo Inc. against Google and several other companies, sanctioning the tech giant for delaying evidence in the case.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Lawrence R. Leonard gave Google two days to produce the requested documents after partially granting Vringo’s second motion for sanctions in its suit, which alleges the defendants’ use of search-engine filtering technology violates two Vringo patents created by its subsidiary I/P Engine...
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