California Federal Judge Partly Grants Google Dismissal Motion In Patent Case
Mealey's (October 23, 2015, 3:32 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Allegations that Google Inc. willfully infringed various natural language processing patents were dismissed by a California federal judge on Oct. 19 on grounds that the claims are based exclusively on Google’s alleged post-filing knowledge of the patents in suit (Word to Info Inc. v. Google Inc., No. 15-3486, N.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 141966).
(Decision available. Document #16-151102-008Z.)
U.S. Judge William H. Orrick of the Northern District of California denied dismissal with regard to several other patents, however, after rejecting Google’s claim...