Patent dispute: sonos achieves sales ban for google’s pixel 4a and nest audio

Patent dispute: Sonos achieves sales ban for Google's Pixel 4A and Nest Audio

In a patent dispute between the speaker provider sonos and google jerks germany at the center. Sonos scored an interim borrowing against google ireland. With the fraction, the sale of products with the transmission technology google cast prohibited, said chefjusticiar eddie lazarus in the night to thursday. Among other things, the smartphone pixel 4a, the speaker nest audio and the app youtube music. Which court, when decided, did not share the group.


Google shared in a first reaction, one went to vocation and wait for the burial of the court ruling. "We are extracted that sonos has made false information about our partnership and technology." on thursday, the smartphone and the speakers were offered to buy in google’s german online shop.

Google cast is a technology to play audio and video from the internet rates. Sonos poses google, among other things with the software to hurt several patents of the company. Google counterparted with your own.

Another important decision follows by mid-august in the united states, where the trading persons itc wants to decide on sonos application on an import ban. The patents before the itc, among other things, technology for the synchronous reproduction of content on several advances and for the loud regulation.

Benefited from the pandemic

Sonos sees himself meanwhile, among other things, through the consequences of the corona pandemic. In the first quarter, sales increased 90 percent year-on-year to just under $ 333 million, as sonos announced after us bores on wednesday. There was a profit of $ 17.2 million after $ 52.3 million loss a year earlier. With the popularity of streaming services and fast video publication of films, more consumers are interested in home theater sound, emphasized sonos boss patrick spence. There is also a business that more people can work permanently from home.