EDTX Jury Clears Google In $183M Video Patent Case

By Ryan Davis (November 9, 2020, 8:51 PM EST) -- An Eastern District of Texas jury found on Friday that Google's YouTube does not infringe four video patents owned by Personalized Media Communications LLC, rejecting the patent licensing company's bid for over $183 million in damages.

Following a five-day trial held in Marshall, Texas, before U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap, the jury deliberated for about an hour on Friday evening before returning a verdict that PMC had not shown that Google, which owns YouTube, infringed any of the asserted claims of the patents.

PMC had asked the jury to find that Google should pay a running royalty of $183 million through...

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