Judge Denies Bid To Halt Google Earth Operations

Law360, New York (June 13, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Marking the latest in a string of legal victories for Google, a federal judge has denied a bid by a rival software company to shutter Google Earth, the Internet giant’s popular mapping service, in a patent dispute that has been ongoing for almost two years.

Skyline Software Systems Inc., a Virginia-based software company which produces terrain-visualization software that allows tours of land masses on computers and handheld devices, first called for the shutdown of Google Earth in January, when it filed a motion for preliminary injunction...
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