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$106M Google Earth IP Suit Won't Get Full Fed Circ. Redo

Law360, San Francisco (December 1, 2017, 2:21 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit on Thursday rejected a German technology company’s request for a full panel to rehear its appeal of a jury’s finding that the mapping patent the company had accused Google Earth of infringing in a $106 million case was invalid as both anticipated and obvious.

Art+Com Innovationpool GmbH had asked for a rehearing, arguing that the panel’s October decision to affirm the jury’s verdict overlooked fatal evidentiary gaps in Google’s defense and relied on inadequate testimony as evidence that the features of Art+Com's patent...
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Case Information

Case Title

ART+COM Innovationpool GmbH v. Google LLC

Case Number



Appellate - Federal Circuit

Nature of Suit

830 Patent Infringement (Fed. Question)

Date Filed

October 5, 2016

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