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This is the battle Google is waging against Sonos to defend its patents

June 12, 2020

The Mountain View giant claims the speaker brand infringed several of its patents and intellectual property.

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This is the battle Google is waging against Sonos to defend its patentsThis is the battle Google is waging against Sonos to defend its patents


California giant Google fights back and gets to the heart of the company Sonos for patent infringement after that company first sued.

It all started in January when Sonos claimed that Google had stolen technology after working with Sonos to integrate Google Play Music.

Google is now claiming that Sonos has infringed five patents relating to mesh networking, echo cancellation, DRM, content notifications, and personalized search.

Google announced in its court file the following text: “While Google rarely sued other companies for patent infringement, it must enforce its intellectual property rights here. The work to provide Google’s music services and voice assistant technology in Sonos products is “an important support in design, implementation, and testing.”

The above is supplemented by statements from José Castañeda, Google spokesman, in a statement:

“We are disappointed that Sonos has made false claims about our work and technology together. We reluctantly defend ourselves by enforcing our patent rights. As we try to resolve our dispute, we will continue to ensure that our mutual customers have the best experience using our products, ”said Castañeda.