Jury Finds That Analysis Group Client Google Did Not Infringe Data Transmission Patents

November 04, 2015

A federal jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas found in favor of Analysis Group client Google Inc. in a patent infringement suit brought by technology licensing company SimpleAir Inc. In this case, SimpleAir alleged that Google's cloud messaging service infringed its data transmission patents and sought more than $100 million in damages for the alleged infringement. After a four-day trial, the jury found that Google did not infringe the patents in question.

An Analysis Group team -- including Managing Principal T. Christopher Borek; Principal Robert Vigil; Vice Presidents John Browning, Peter Hess, Lisa Pinheiro, and Jimmy Royer; and Manager Anjali Oza -- was retained by counsel for Google to support Professor David Reibstein of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Reibstein, an Analysis Group affiliate, prepared a report reviewing and assessing the conjoint survey provided by SimpleAir's opposing expert.