Inventor-Backed Plaintiff Opens Up New Campaign in the Western District of Texas with Suits Against Amazon and Google

June 8, 2019

Inventor-controlled Hammond Development International, Inc. has filed suit in the Western District of Texas against Alphabet (Google) (6:19-cv-00356) and Amazon (6:19-cv-00355), accusing each defendant of infringing a family of eight patents generally related to remote execution of an application by a “communication device”. The plaintiff’s infringement allegations target the provision of smart home products and services, including Amazon Alexa, Amazon Echo products, Google Assistant, and Google Home and Nest products.

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