Sonos asks ITC for ban on Google devices, says company infringed speaker patents

Wednesday 8 January 2020 | 09:19 CET | News
Sonos has filed a patent infringement suit against Google, saying the company used patented technology related to Sonos speakers without a proper licence agreement. The smart speaker maker filed a complaint to the US International Trade Commission and a lawsuit in a district court in California against Google and its parent Alphabet and is looking for a ban on the sale of Google speakers, smartphones and laptops in the US, as well as financial compensation.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Alphabet / Google / Sonos
Countries: World
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