Verkada Denies Every Motorola ITC Allegation, Counters Avigilon "Out-of-Date"

By Isabella Cheng, Published Oct 01, 2021, 09:20am EDT (Info+)

Verkada has responded to Motorola/Avigilon's ITC complaint, denying that Verkada infringes on the 3 Avigilon patents and arguing that the patents should be invalidated. Moreover, Verkada says this ITC complaint shows how Motorola "fails to understand" Verkada's "innovative technology."

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In this report, IPVM examines the 58-page response and Verkada's positions against Avigilon's allegations.

Denies ***** **********

** *****-**** ********, ******* ***** **** ** "****** each *** ***** ********** ******* ** the ********* **** ** *** ********* admitted *****."

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************, ******* ****** **** ** ** infringing ** *** ******* ******** ** this *************:

******* **** *** ******** ********, ********** infringe, ********** ** ************, ** ****** infringement ** *** ***** ** *********** claim ** *** ******** *******, ****** literally ** ***** *** ******** ** equivalents, *** **** *** ********* ********* any **** ** ********* ** ** U.S.C. § *** ** ** *.*.*. § ****.

*******, *** ******* **** ** *** not ******* ** *** ****** *********** violating *** ****** *** ** ****:

******* ****** **** ** *** ******* in ****** *********** ** ******** ******* 337 ** *** ****** *** ** 1930, ** *******, ** *********, ******* for ***********, ** ******* ****** *** United ****** ***** *********** *** ******** that ******** *** ***** *** *********** intellectual ******** ****** ** ***** ** this *************.

******* *** *** ********* ********* ******* that ******* *** ***** ******* ************ do *** ******** ** *** * Avigilon *******. *******, **** *** ** disclosed ***** ** *** *************.

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*** * ******** ******* *** **** invalid ** ************* ******* ***** *** exists, ******* *******:

*** ******** ****** ** *** ******** patents *** ******* ***** ** *.*.*. § *** ***/** § *** ** view ** ** ***** *** ****** of ***** *** ********** *** ******* identified ** ******** *, ****** ***** or ** ***********.

******* **** ******* ********'* ******* **** not *** **** **** **** ******* for:

*** ******* ******** ******** **** **** not ***, **** ******* ***** ** the *****, *** **** ******* *** dated ** *** **** ** *** patent ************.

Prior *** ******* ******

******* *** *******'* ********* ********* ******* ******* *** ******** ** prior *** *** *** * ******** patents. *** ***** ******* ** ******* and ** *******, **** ** ***** date ** *** **** ***** *** 1990s.

*** *******, *** ********* ***** ***** some ******* **** ******* ****** *** prior *** ** ********'* ********,***,***: "****** *** ****** *** ********** search":

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***** **** ********* *******, ******* **** cites ******* ***-****** ************ *** ***-************. These ******* ********* ************ **** **** products **** ******* ****** ******** ******* for *** *******. *** *******, ******* cites *****'* ********** ** ***** ***:

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*******, *** ***** ********** ******** ***** are ****** ***** ******* ***** ************ or ****** ********, ******* ** ***** is ******** ********** ** ********** ******, so ** *** ********* *** ***** are ***** ***.

******* ***** ******* ******** ** ***** art *** ***** ** *** ***** specific ******* **** ** * *** issue *** *** *** ** ******.

Touts "******-******** *********"

*******'* ******** ***** *** "********** **********," distinguishing ****** **** "*********** ************ **********":

******* ** **** ** ***** ****, California, ******* ******** ********** ******** ****** and ********** ********* *****disruptive ********** **** ****** **** *********** ************ **********. [emphasis added]

*** "******-******** *********" **** *** ****** and ******* ********** **** "***-**-****" *******, Verkada ****:

******* ***** * ********** ****** *******, Verkada’sground-breaking ********* have already earned the trust of over 7,800 enterprise customers around the world—including numerous law enforcement agencies, school districts, hospitals, banks and financial institutions, and businesses in all sectors and of all sizes. In short, Verkada’s modern safety solutions are leading the market for enterprise surveillance products, most ** ***** *** ***-**-**** ******* **** **** **** ****** *** *******. [emphasis added]

Avigilon "*** ** ****," *****'* "**********" ******* ****

******* ************ ************* ****** **** ********, suggesting ******** ** *** ** *** companies ***** "***-**-**** *******":

** ******** ** *******, ************ *** among *** ********* ******** ********** ************ products ***** ** *** *********** ********** and *******.

************, ******* **** ******** ***** ** understand *******'* ********** **********:

*** *********evinces *** *********** ************’ ******* ** ********** *** ********** ********** on which Verkada’s products and solutions are based. Simply, the Complaint represents a contorted reading of Verkada’s marketing statements and other public materials. [emphasis added]

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(*) *********** ********** ** ***** ** capital; **

(*) *********** ********** ** *** ************, including ***********, ******** *** ***********, ** licensing.

*** ***,** * **** ********** *******, *** ******** ** ***** * specific ******* ********* *** **** ****** as *********** **********. *** *** *** clarified **** "***** ** ** ********* monetary ****** **** * *********** **** meet" *** **** "*** ******* ***** into ******** '*** ***** ** **** investigation, *** ******* ** ********, *** the ********* ** *** ***********.'"

Verkada ****** ** ******** ********

*******, ******* ***** ** ***** **** Motorola/Avigilon ***** * ******** ******** ** these ************:

** ****, ************ **** *** ***** a “******** ********” ** ***** ************.

********/******** **** ******** ************* ******** ** *****, ***** *** ******* ********** ****** *** **************** "********" ** ***** *******.

********* *** ********/********'* ***** ********* *********, ******* **** ** ***** ** "submit ********* *** ********* ** ********* Complainants’ ********** **** **** **** **** significant ********** ** ***** *** *********, significant ********** ** ***** ** *******, and *********** ********** ** *** ************ of *** ******** *******."

Same *** **** ** ******* ******* ****

******* ** ***** *** **** *** firm, ***** *******, *** *** *** case ** ** ** **********'* **** / ********* *** *********** judgment ** ******* *****.

Verkada ******* **** **** ** ****** ** ********

*******'* ******* ***** ****, *******, **** most ****** ** ****** ********** *********:

** ********* *, ****, ********** ***** a ********* ** *** *.*. ******** Court *** *** ******** ******** ** California ******* *********** ********* ** ***-************ of *** ******** *******. *** *******, Inc. *. ******** *********, ***. ** al., **** **. *:**-**-****- (*.*. ***.). Complainants ****** ** **** * ****** to **** *** **** ******* ********** of **** *************.

** ****, *** ******* ***** **** will ****** ** *** ** **** until ***** *** *** ************* ** completed.

Next ***** - ********** *** *********

*** ************* **** **** **** ******* discovery *** **** *********** ****, ***** typically *********** *-* ****** ***** ***********. *** *** **** ***** **** parties ** ****** ** * ******** for *** ***** ****, ***** **** have * ******** **** *** *** trial *** *** *** ********** ** the ***** *************. **** **** ******** to ******* *** **** *** ****** accordingly.

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******* ******** ********** ******** ****** *** monitoring ********* *****disruptive ********** **** ****** **** *********** ************ **********.

**** * **** ** ****.

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* ***** **** ** *******'* ***** strategy ****, **** **** *** *********** to *** **** ** ***** ******** as ******** *** ********. ******* *** already ***** **** **** **** ** problems **** ********* **** ** *** always ******** ** *******.

*** ***** ******* ** **** ******* is ***** ** ** * ******* point ** *** ***** ************ ****** going *******.

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**** **** *** *********** ** *** this ** ***** ******** ** ******** and ********

**** ** - *** *** ****** been - *******'* *********** ****** ** any ********** **** ******* ****** **** did.

*** *** **** ***** ****** *** bleat **** ****** ** ******** **** Stepford ***** ** ****** ******** *** sure... ******* **'* **.*% ********.

*******, * ******** ********* *** *** minions ********* ******* *** '******** ****' against ********** **** ******** ***** ***** quest ** $**** **** ** *** day - ** *******'* ******** *** at ***** * ***** ** ***** seasoning.

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* ***’* **** *** *******, *** sell **** ** ******** **** ** I ***’* ******* ** ****** **** posting ****, *** * *** ** least *********** **** ****’** **** * great *** ********* ********* *** *** this ******, ******* ****.

******* ** ***** ********* ** *** you **** ** ****, *** ****** dig **** ** ********** **** *** could **** **** ****** ** ******* yourself *** *** **** ***** ** competition. ** ***** *** **** ****** agreeing **** ***** ******** ***** ***** Verkada *** ***** **** *** ************* with **************.

***** *** *** *** *********** ***** Verkada, ******* ** *** ******* ** your *********. ** *** ***’* **** it, **** ** *** ***** *** get ** *** ******** ****** **** do. ********* ***’* **** *** ******, hate *** ****. :)

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***** *** *** *** *********** ***** Verkada, ******* ** *** ******* ** your *********. ** *** ***’* **** it, **** ** *** ***** *** get ** *** ******** ****** **** do

** **** ******** ** ** ********* every ************ ** ****** *** *****? Related:"********, ****, *** **********" - ******* Sales ********* *** *****

***'* ** ****, #*. **** **** email *** ***** ****** **** *** then ** **** *** **** *** email *** ****** ** ***** * month. ** ** *****, * ** being ********* *** * ***'* ***** the ******** ** ** ********* **** sellers ** ****** **** *** *****. Thoughts?

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** **** ******** ** ** ********* every ************ ** ****** *** *****?

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***** ** ***** **** ******* ******* makes ** ****** **** ** ***********, recall******* *** *** ******** ***-*********** ****: "If ***'** ** ****** ********** ** Security, ****** ******* ** ** **** Your ***** *******."

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***** *** ***** *******. #************** ** going ** ** ********* ****.

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#**************

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**** ***.

** ***** *** **** ****** ******** with ***** ******** ***** ***** ******* are ***** **** *** ************* **** nonconformists.

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***’* **** *** ******, **** *** game.

**** ********. **'* *** *** ****** nor *** **** **** ** '*****'... it's *** *** *** ****** ****** at *** **** **** ** *****.

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******** *** ******* * *********** ********** against *******. *** **** ** *** on **** ** ******* ********, ******** evidence **** ***** ******* **** **** infringed ****.

**** ***** ******** *** ******** ******** prior ** ****** *** ***** ****** and **** ******** ********* ******* ** court, ** **** ****** **** ** another **** ******* *********.

*** ***** **********, ******* ** *** infamous **** *** ** *********** *****. After ******* **** ** ***** ** buy ******* *** * **** $**,***,***, he *** ********** ** **** **** and **** ***** *********** *** ** its ***** ****** *** ** *** verge ** ***** *** ** ********.

***** ** ** ********** ***** **** says ******* **** * ******* ***** meeting ***** ** *** *** *********** legal **** **** ********* *** **** them, ** ** ******* *****: “*** Netflix *** ** ********.”

*** ** *** ******** *** **** went:*********** ******* ***** **** ******* - The *** **** *****

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*** ** *** ******** *** **** went:

***** ** *** ********** **** ************, both ********* **** *********.

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** ******. *** ******* **** ******** to *********** ***** ****!

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*******..........********* ***** ** *******!!!!!

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