EMG Sues Google Over Touch Screen Navigation Patent

Yesterday, Santa Monica company EMG Technology, LLC filed a lawsuit against Google Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, alleging a patent violation. According to the complaint, Google’s Chrome Mobile browser infringes on United States Patent No. 7,441,196, entitled “Apparatus and Method of Manipulating a Region on a Wireless Device Screen for Viewing, Zooming and Scrolling Internet Content.”

The complaint seeks a temporary, preliminary, and permanent injunction against Google, as well as damages to compensate for the alleged infringement.

EMG Technology, LLC v. Google Inc

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EMG Technology sues Google over its Chrome mobile Web browser, LA Times