Google Witness Lied In Mapping Patent Suit, German Co. Says

By Brandon Lowrey (August 29, 2016, 11:24 AM EDT) -- A German tech company has told a Delaware federal judge that Google Inc. beat its mapping technology patent infringement claims at trial by paying a key witness to lie, saying it is entitled to judgment or a new trial, according to a court document unveiled Friday.

Art+Com Innovationpool GmbH argued in its motion that Google witness Stephen Lau falsely testified that he saw Art+Com's invention being used publicly at a 1994 symposium despite the fact that he had testified in another case in 2006 that he was on leave and did not attend that symposium. The company said Lau had financial...

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