Louisiana Company Sues Google and Microsoft for Mapping Patent Infringement

Lake Charles, Louisiana-based Transcenic said in court documents that Google's Streetview and Google Earth and Microsoft's Streetside infringe its technology which covers systems for capturing and navigating within panoramic images.

AOL's MapQuest is also named. The patent 7,050,102 is titled “Spatial referenced photographic system with navigation arrangement.” Filed 11/28/2000 & Granted 5/23/2006.

- Reuters

Published Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Written by Adena Schutzberg

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