Google Sued for Patent Infringement Over Street View

On August 31, View 360 Solutions LLC, a subsidiary of Acacia Research Corp., filed a lawsuit against Google, Inc., alleging that Google’s Street View feature infringed on the following patents:

  • 6,157,385: “Method of and apparatus for performing perspective transformation of visible stimuli”
  • 6,323,862: “Apparatus for generating and interactively viewing spherical image data and memory thereof”
  • 6,243,099: “Method for interactive viewing full-surround image data and apparatus therefor”
  • 6,731,284: “Method of and apparatus for performing perspective transformation of visible stimuli”
  • 8,077,176: “Method for interactively viewing full-surround image data and apparatus therefor”
  • 7,542,035: “Method for interactively viewing full-surround image data and apparatus therefor”
  • 6,252,603: “Processes for generating spherical image data sets and products made thereby”
  • 6,271,853: “Method for generating and interactively viewing spherical image data”

The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York and seeks damages, injunctions against Google’s continued use of the alleged patents.

View 360 Solutions LLC v. Google, Inc.

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