Google Can't Shake Rockstar Search-Engine Patent Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (July 21, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Monday refused to toss Rockstar Consortium US LP Inc.'s suit accusing cellphone companies of infringing seven of its patents by making and selling mobile devices using Google Inc.'s Android operating system, ruling Rockstar's claims are sufficiently specific.

Denying Google's motion to dismiss, U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap found the complaint contains facts plausibly showing Google specifically intended its customers to infringe the patents-in suit and knew that its customers' acts constituted infringement.

Google argued the suit didn't state a claim for indirect infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,463,131 and 6,037,937 because it didn't identify anything more...

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