Bloomberg Law
May 19, 2022, 7:26 PM

Amazon Told to Produce Details of Alexa Devices in Patent Suit

Christopher Yasiejko
Christopher Yasiejko

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute persuaded a federal judge in New York to force Inc. to provide certain discovery, including through deposition, related to a wide range of Alexa-enabled devices it alleges infringe a patent related to smart-speaker technology.

“Discovery regarding the identified products and devices is plainly relevant to plaintiffs’ claims of infringement, and, as far as is evident on this motion, proportionate to the needs of the case,” Magistrate Judge David E. Peebles wrote in an opinion Wednesday in the US District Court for the Northern District of New York.

He also found that Amazon hadn’t offered “any specific ...

Learn more about Bloomberg Law or Log In to keep reading:

Learn About Bloomberg Law

AI-powered legal analytics, workflow tools and premium legal & business news.

Already a subscriber?

Log in to keep reading or access research tools.