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Google Accused of Fraud in Win Against 3-D Pointing Patents

Feb. 19, 2020, 4:01 PM

Google LLC allegedly committed fraud during a challenge at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, a complaint filed in Texas federal court by Taiwanese tech company CyWee Group Ltd. says.

CyWee says Google’s successful petitions to invalidate parts of its 3-D pointing device patents were filed too late, and that it omitted a real party in interest to beat the board’s time bar.

CyWee owns U.S. Patent Nos. 8,441,438 and 8,552,978, covering motion tracking technology in portable electronic devices such as cell phones. Specifically, the patents cover a method for tracking the device’s motion in 3-D space and mapping the ...

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