Monday, March 11, 2013

Another Patent Troll Goes for Google

Plaintiff: Parallel Iron

Defendant: Google

A patent infringement case (1:13-cv-00367) was filed against Google by Parallel Iron on Mar 06 in the Delaware District Court. The patents involved in this suit are US7197662, US7543177 and US7958388 (Methods and systems for a storage system) and are currently assigned[i] to Parallel Iron (source: MaxVal’s Assignment Database). All these patents expire[ii] on Oct 31, 2022. 

In the complaint filed, plaintiff says that Google has violated its patents by using Google File System (GFS). GFS technology lets users store huge quantities of data on clusters of commodity servers which is claimed in the above patents. 

Plaintiff has filed around 28 cases and some recently filed cases ares:

Case Number
Date Filed
AT & T
Table information sourced from MaxVal’s Litigation Databank.
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[i] MaxVal offers Patent Assignment Alert service where subscribers receive email alerts when assignments relating to target applications, patents or entities of interest are recorded.
[ii] Expected expiration date. Patent Term Estimator is a free web-based tool that automatically calculates patent terms and expiration dates for U.S. utility patents.

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