|[March 17, 2014]
Christie, Parker & Hale Client Vederi Wins Appeal Against Google
GLENDALE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP (cph.com),
a leading Southern California intellectual property law firm, today
announced that its client, Vederi, LLC, won an appeal against Google (News - Alert),
Inc. in a patent infringement case involving Google's Street View
service. Because the district court erred in its claim construction, the
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated a summary
judgment of non-infringement and remanded the case to the district court
for further proceedings. "We are pleased that the Federal Circuit agreed
with us that Vederi's patent rights are broader than what Google
advocated to the district court and the district court adopted," said
David A. Dillard, lead attorney for the CPH litigation team.
The original lawsuit filed by Vederi alleges that Google's Street View
infringes four of Vederi's patents issued between 2007 and 2009. These
patents relate to methods for creating synthesized images of a
geograpic area through which a user may then visually navigate via a
computer. Enrico Di Bernardo and Luis Goncalves, the founders of Vederi,
LLC, met at Caltech while pursuing doctoral degrees. Their StreetBrowser
system, that let Internet visitors look at panoramas of streets and
visually navigate around a neighborhood, was hosted on the website of
the City of Pasadena in the early 2000s.
The Christie, Parker & Hale team has served as intellectual property
legal counsel to Vederi since 2000. At CPH, all patent attorneys have a
degree in science or engineering, covering the full spectrum of
technologies-math, chemistry, physics, computer science, electrical
engineering, and even naval architecture. This technology background
makes CPH the industry leader in high-tech intellectual property
protection. CPH patent attorneys have a national reputation for high
caliber performance at the U.S. Patent Office and other venues, and its
patent litigators can make even the most complex technical subjects
clear to judges and juries alike.
For more information about the intellectual property legal services of
Christie, Parker & Hale, visit cph.com
or call 800-813-7494.
About Christie, Parker & Hale
Christie, Parker & Hale is a leading intellectual property law firm
operating at the intersection of science, technology, and the law.
Engaged exclusively in all aspects of intellectual property law, most of
the firm's attorneys hold degrees in engineering or the sciences,
bringing added value and perspective to client service. Drawing on a
60-year heritage, the firm continues to propel innovation and stimulate
business growth by protecting its clients' most valuable assets -
intellectual property. cph.com.
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