Google has issued a statement in response to the judge’s decision to reverse a verdict in favor of Sonos, a manufacturer of home audio equipment.
According to Google, Sonos has been engaging in a deceptive campaign for several years, targeting features found on Google Home devices and smart speakers.
Google has announced that it will restore the capability to easily group and incorporate its smart speakers.
A judge in California has nullified a previous decision by a jury awarding Sonos $32.5 million in an intellectual property disagreement with Google. Google has since reacted to the overturned ruling and announced plans to reinstate a feature on their Nest smart speaker that they were previously required to remove.
According to a recent blog post, Google claims to have been targeted by a deceptive campaign by Sonos over the course of several years, specifically regarding its Google Home and smart speaker capabilities. The company further states: