Verkada Sues Motorola, Alleges Motorola Seeks To "Shut Verkada’s Business Down"

By Isabella Cheng and John Honovich, Published Sep 03, 2021, 11:14am EDT

Verkada has sued Motorola, warning that Motorola has "sought to effectively shut Verkada’s business down", with Motorola's ITC complaint against Verkada.

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Inside this note, we examine Verkada's complaint against Motorola and Avigilon, what it seeks to do, and the risks it faces.

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*** **-**** *********, ***** ** ********* 2, ****, ***** *********** judgment **** ******* ** not ********** ** ******** / ********'* *******.

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******* *******, ** *** complaint, **** *** *** complaint ***** ** *********** shut **** *******'* ********:

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** ** *** ***** if **** ** ******** true, ** ******* ************ itself, ********'* ********* ******* Verkada's ***** ************ ******** and *** *******'* ****** control, ***** ********** *** environmental ******* ********. *******, since *******'* ***** *** largest ****** ** *****, it ******* ** * major ****** ** *** company.

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* *********** ******** ** a ****** **** *** court **** "******** ***** *********** *** the *********." ** **** ****, the ***** *********** ** whether ** *** ******* is ********** ********'* * patents. *********** ********* "***** have *** ***** *** effect ** * ***** judgment ** ****** *** shall ** ********** ** such," ********* **** *.*. **** § 2201, ***** ** *** Declaratory ******** ***. *********** judgments *** **** *** for ******.

******* ** ************ ****** for *** ***** ** declare **** *** ******* "has *** *********" *** "does *** ********" ** the * ******** ******* involved ** *** *** case. ******* **** **** the ***** ** ***** Verkada *** ********'* ****, costs, *** ******** ******* to **** *********** ******** action.

Specific ********* *** ****

*******'* ********* **** ****** its ******** ** *** infringe *** ***** ******** patents ******** ** *** ITC *************. ** **** not ***** *** **************** or ********** ** *** patents.

*******, ********** *** **** argued ****** ** ******* cases *** *** ******** ITC *********. *** *******, in******* ********** **. *. BriarTek **, ***., ******** ***** ** ITC ********** ******* ******* for ********* ** ********'* satellite ************** *******. ******* filed *** * *********** judgment ** ******** ***** stating **** ** *** infringe *** ****** ****** and **** *** ****** was *******, ********* *************. The ******** ***** ********** ruled **** *** ********** patent *** *******, **** though *** *** ********** decided ** ********'* ***** (i.e. ******* "****").

******** ******* *** *** made ********* *** ************ Avigilon's *******, ******* ***** amend ***** ********* ** the ****** ** ******* that ********.

*******, ** **** **-**** complaint, ******* *** *** given ********* ******* ** explained ************ *** *** cameras ** *** ******** Avigilon's *******. ***** ******* are ****** *********** ** the ******** ***** **** continues. *********, ******* ****** alleges **** *** ******** do *** ********.

Timing ******** *** *** ****

*********, ******** ***** ***** move ****** **** *** proceedings. *** *********** *** completed ** ** ********* schedule, ****** ** ******. However, ******** ***** ***** will **** *-* *****. For *******,*** ****** *. ****** Rivera ****** *********** *** et **** ******* ******* ****** ***** *** *** defendant ***** *** * declaratory ********. ***** *** filed *** ***** ********* in ***** ****, *** jury ****'* ****** ** favor ** *** ***** July **, ****, **** 3 ***** **** ***'* filing ** *** ********* and ****** ***** *** ITC ******** *** *********.

******** ***** ******* **** ITC

******** ****** ** ** issue, "* ******** ***** ****** is ******* ** *** ITC" ***** "*** *** result ** *** ******* on *** ******** *****,"** ******* **** *** Commercial ******* ********** (***) Magazine ****. **** ***** * district ***** *** ***** effectively ******* *** *** decision. ****** * ******** court **** ****** *** alleged ********* (*.*. *******) to ** ** *** offense ** *** *****.

******** **** ** ******** Court

******** ********* *** * paths ** **** ******* in *** ******** *****: asking *** * **** or ******** *** **** to *******.

****** *** *** ********* a **** ***** ***** any ****** ** *******'* complaint ***** *** *** case ** ***** *******. Granting ***** ** **** common, *** *** ******* says:

** **** *****, *** ITC *********** **** **** priority; *** ******** ***** will **** ***** ***** the *** *** *****. Sweetland **** **** **** statutory ***** “** ********* in ********* *** *****, because ** *** ********** logistical ******* *** ******* of ********** ** *** case, *** ***** ****** to ** **** ***** simultaneously ********* ** * district *****”.

*******, ****-****** *********** ***** elect ** ************ *** stay *** ******** ***** action ** ** ******* to *** ** *** complainant's *********:

** **** *********, ************* well-financed *********** **** *** invoke ***** ***** ** an ********* ****, ******* the *********** ** * substantial ******.

***** ******** *** *** more ********* **** *******, Verkada *** ****** ******* of *** ***. ******** generates **** * ******* in **** **** *** year. ** **** ** Motorola ***** **** ***** to ** ************* ********* to ***** ***** ************ business ******, **** **** pursue **** **** ************. It ** **** ******* how ********** ******* ***** want ** **, ***** the **** **** ** is ********* ** ********* for *******. **** ******* could ***** *** ********* depending ** *** **** risk ********* *** ** this **********.

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**** ***** *** ******** on *********** ** / ITC *********. **** ******** who ** ***** *********** by * ***** *** firm **** ** * former *** ************* ********, Verkada *** ******** ***** shoe *** **** ***** Emmanuel, *** ****** *. ***, * *******/*** ******** who **-****** *** ****'* IP ********** ******** *** has **** *** ***** counsel **** *** ******** back ** ****.

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** ** *** ***** to **** **** *** courts **** ******. *******, this ************** ** ******* shows **** ******* ** serious ***** ******* ********. As ******* ****** ******, there ** * *** at ***** *** ******* in **** **********.

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*** ***** **** **** it *******!

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**** *** **** **** already ****!

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***** *** ******* ** the ******* ***** **** was ** ****** ** this ****?

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***'* *** *****'* ****? Let's **** **** **** repeatedly *** *** ** the **** ******** *****.

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******* *** **** ******* have ******* **** ****** the ***** ** ********** already!

********* ** *** **** went, **** ***** ****** positively ** ********** ****** the *****’* ********!

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"** ***** *****? **** it's **** ********* **** from ********** ** ******* and *'* ******* ** invite *** ** *** FREE ******* ** *** Motorola ** * ******** and **** *** **** the *********** ** **** them. ** *** **** women? *** * ********? We've *** **** *********** you ***** ****! *** hey *'** ***** ** not **** * **** tumbler *** * ***** COOLER *** ***! ***** it ****, *'** **** you **** ***** **** minutes."

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* ******’* **** *** much ****… *’* ***** waiting *** ****…

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[******: ****** & ****.*.**]

"***'* *** ** **********, ******** *** **** money ** ***** ******** time ** *****'* *** ** **********, ******** *** **** money ** ****-** **, on **"

^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ***** *******

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[******: ****** & ****.*.**]

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*********** *******. ***** ** could *** * *********** judgment ** **** ****** recognition ** *** ** what ******* ** ***** is ********** ****** ***********…**** v. *******. ******* *****, I ***’* *** *’* rooting *** ******* ***** on ***** ************ *******.

**** ***** ********* **** this **** **** ***** in ******** ****?

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**** ***** ********* **** this **** **** ***** in ******** ****?

****** ***** ** **** quick **********, ** ****** will **** ******** ** dollars *** **** ***** (e.g.,*,*). *** ******** ***** are ********* ** *** range ** $*** ** $1,500 *** ****, ****'* ~$40,000 *** **** ** attorney ** ******* ** this, *** ***** *** complexity ********, **** *** easily **** ** ***** many ****** ** ******** hours *** ********* ** each ****.

**** *******'* **********, ** they **** ******** **** their ********, ****'* ******** at *****.

*** **** ********'* **********, if ******* ***** ** selling ** *******-**** *******, as ******* ******, **'* minimally **** **** ** millions ** ******* ** licensing **** (** **** reach **** **** ** license ********* ****** **** "shut *******'* ******** ****").

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**** **** **** *** their *** ******** **** unless ** *** ** proven ** *** "******* " ************ *** **** it **** **** **** triple *******. ******* *** usually ********** ** *** profit ******* ***** *** camera. ******* *** *** risks *** ******** **** little. **** ******* **** money *** ******** *** the ****** *** ***** and **** ****** *** better **** *********** ****** lawyers

*** ** **** **** to ***** ** ************ case, *** **** *** 20 ***** ****.

***** **** ** *** claims **** ** *********** as ** *** *******. Its * ***** ****.

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***** ******* **** ****, I ****** ** *** a **** ****** ** IT ********** *******\******* *** influenced ** **** *** decision ** *** **.

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** ******* **** **** (and * **** **** they **, *** * lot ** *******) ****** will ** ***** ** customer *****. ****** ***** have ******** **** ******** or ****** **** ***** sue ******* *** *** them *** ** ********.

*******, * ***'* ***** Verkada ** ***** ****. There **** ** * legal ***** *** ** will **** **** ***** a *** ** *****. Verkada's ********* **** ** in ******** ***** *** lawsuit ***** ***. *** at *** *** ** it ***, **** *********** will ** **** *** both ********* **** ** on ***** *** **** or **** *** **** as ****** *** *****.

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*******, * ***'* ***** Verkada ** ***** ****.

**** ** ******* **** to **** * *******, unpayable ********* ** ****, nothing ***** ****** **** off, ** ***** **** turn **** ** ********.

**! ****’* ** * toot.

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*** * ** *** victim *******. ****, ****'* we **** *** ********* use **** *******?

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** ****** ** ******* is *** **** ******* folks *** ******* *** unethical **** *** **** I **** ** ****** don’t ****. **** *** “But ***** *** ** really ****”.

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**** **** *** **** videos ** *** **** model. *** ***** ** seconds *** ** ***** attention **** ** ******* to * ********. ***** videos ******* ** ******** my **** *******-******* *********!

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******** *** ********* ****** the ******* *** ******* along **** **** ***’* infringe ****. ** *** would *** *** ****?

*******

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* ** ******* ** Verkada ** ***** ** take * ******* ****** to ********** ** ******* **** it ****** ** ****** recognition. **** ***** ***** "Well ******** **** ** do ** ********* **** their *******". ***, **** with ***** ****** *********** tactics, * ** ********* of ******* ****** **** believe ****.

** **** *****, *** most *********** ******* ** to ***** **** *** patents *** *******, ***** eliminates *** ****** **** whether ** *** *** is ********* ****. **** Verkada **** ************ ** infeasible? * ***'* ****.

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*** ****** ******** ** what * ********** ***** fight, ***** **** *******'* very ********* ** *****, will **** ** **'* sales. ****** ******* ******* Verkada ****** **** ********* time ** **** ** point ** *** **********. If ******** ** *****, they **** **** **** out ***** **** **** down *******'* ******* ***** at *** **** **** keeping *** *********** ** place *** *** **'* competitors ** *** ** a ******* ***** ******* them ******** ***** *****. The ******** ***** **** be **** ** *** two ****** ********* *** so ******* **** * court *** ** ****** if ***** ** ************, then *** *** ****** in *** *** *** has *** ******* ********** of ***** ***** ** business *** ***** ***** able ** **** ***** entire ********* **** *** dust *******. **** ******** with *** **** *** the ******** **** **** an ****** ** ***** and ********** ** ****** on ********* *********** ** take *** ****. ***** they *** ** ******* reliant ** ******* **** would ** ********.

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** ******** ** *****, they **** **** **** out

** * ***** ** fact, *** *** ******* is ******** ** ** expedited (********* **** ** *** original ******) *** *** ** allow *** * ***** out *****-**** *******.

**** *******'* **** ********* at *****, **** **** on **'* *****

*******, ** *** ***** out, ******* ** ******* dealing **** ********, ****** harassment, *** ****, ***. Despite ****, **** **** hired ******* *** - 200 ***** *** ********* people ** *** **** year, ** ** *****, based ** ******, **** are ********** ** **** through.

* ***'* ******** ****** about *** **** ********, I ** **** *** sure ** ** **** it ******* * ***** that *** *****-**** ******** (especially ********, ***** **** is *******'* *****) ** critical.

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*** *** ******* ** designed ** ** *********. But **** ******* **** ask *** * ****. If **** **** *******'* bluff *** ** *** in ** *** ******** court **** *** ******** to ********** ***** *************. I ***** **** ***** be * ******** ********* for ********.

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*** *** ******* *** district ***** ******* *** independent ** **** *****. ITC ********* *** ********* always ****** ** ****** (expedited, ******** ** ****** litigation ** ******** ***** which ***** **** *-* years). ** ******** **** all ** ** *** district *****, * ***'* believe *** ******** ***** proceedings ***** ****** ********* - ******** *****'* *** possibility **** **** ***** settle.

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@**** ******** **** ***** be *** ****** ****** on ******** ********* ******* cameras ** ******** ***?

**** ******** ** **** to ****** **** **** be ****** *** ** perhaps ****** * ********* arrangement *** ******** *******?

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*** ***** *** ****** Order **** ******** ** asking *** **** *** ITC ***** *********** **** end ***** **** ****** any *** *** ** already ******** *******. ******* would *** ** **** to ******* ** ******* technical ******* *** *** infringing ********. ****, ******* and *** ******** ***** not ** **** ** sell *** ********** ******** even ** **** ********* already ****** ** *** US:

***** * ********* ***** and ****** ***** ******** to ******* ***(*) *********** Respondent, *** *** ************, related *********, *** ****** from ******** ** ****** acts *********, *** *** limited **, *** ***********, selling *** ***********, *********, advertising, *******, **********, *************, warehousing ********* *** ************, offering *** ****, *******, selling ***** ***********,distributing, *****, *********, ********* ********* ******* for and/or otherwise transferring within the United States certain video security equipment and systems, related software, components thereof, and products containing same that infringe, directly or indirectly, one or more claims of the ’912 Patent, ’312 Patent, or ’607 Patent, and engaging in any other commercial activity related to such products in the United States.

****** ************ ***** *** be ****** *** ********* agreements (*** **'* ****** typical), *** **** *** review ** ********'* *** filings *** ***** ******* requested, ******** ****'* ********* that **** *** ******* to ****** ********* ** end **** *************.

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

*** ***** ****** ******** with ** **** ** this ****, ***** **** also ******* *** ****** of *** ******* **** Verkada ****?

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****** *** ** **** , *** ** ****

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***** ** ** *** a **** ***** **** of *******......

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***** **** **** **** Verkada ******** ****** ** stop ******* ** *** my *********.

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** *** ***** ******** could ******* *** *** Verkada ******* **** ****** cups ** ****** *******?

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*** *** ******** ****** Verkada*****?

* *** *****, ******* there *** ***** **-****** entities **** **** **** appearance ****** (***) ********* - **** *****.

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** ******* ******* **** all ** **** ** how **** *** ****** the **** ** *** industry.

******* *** ****** ***** for,

- *** ********* *******

- **** ********** *****

- ******* ****

***** *** **** ** the ******* *********** **** them ** **** *** lawsuit. * ***** **** lawsuit ** *** *** our ********, * *** for ******** ***** *** stop ** *******, **** AVA *** ******* ******* big ******* ******** **** move ** *** *** kill. * *** *** Motorola ***** **** ****** fear ** *** ******* currently ******** ** ********** similar ************ **** *** hardware ******* ****.

*** ***** ** ******** is **** ****** *** angry **** *******.

**** *** ***** ******* they *********** *** *** same **** ** ******* 3 ***** ***, *** nothing **** ** **** though ******** **** ******* them **** ****** **** had ** ** *** H6 ******* ** ***** edge ****.

**** *** ****** ******* they *** *** **** they **** * *** decision ***** ** ********* in * **** ** market ***** ** *** end ***** *** **** to ****** **********.

*** ******** *** ****** associated ******** ******** **** great **********, ** *** widely ********** **** *** could *** **** *** without *** *****.

* ***** *** ** you ****** ********** ****** the ******* ******* **** Avigilon ** *******-******** **** very ****** *** *******, consuming ** ****** **** in **** ***** *** a *** ****** ******.

********* ** ********** ****** in *** **********, ** used ** ** **** a **** ********** ****** had ** ** ********, savant, ********...... *** *** google, *****, ******.

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* ***** *** ** you ****** ********** ****** the ******* ******* **** Avigilon ** *******-******** **** very ****** *** *******, consuming ** ****** **** in **** ***** *** a *** ****** ******.

**** ** *** **** for ********. * ***** ago * *** * 100 ****** ****** ** one ** ****** **** Appearance ******.

* **** ******** **** this *********.

**** *** ***** ******* they *********** *** *** same **** ** ******* 3 ***** ***, *** nothing **** ** **** though ******** **** ******* them **** ****** **** had ** ** *** H6 ******* ** ***** edge ****.

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**** *** *** ******** to **** *******. ***** you *** *** ********.

*** ** *** ******* I ********* **** ********** search * ***** *** needed * ******* *** to *** ******* *** 90 **** ** *********.

*** *** ****** ******** can ** ********** ****** on ***** **** **** without * ******?

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********** ****** ******** * server **** * *** in ** **** ***, H4A, ***/** *** ******* ( **** *** *** can *** *** ** appliance *** *** ***** cameras. *** ***'* **** a **** **** ** gear *** **** **** Avigilon. *** ******* *** easily *** ** * single ** ****** **** Appearance ******.

* ***** *** ** so **** **** *** released **** ********** ****** we *** * ******* with *** ******* ** two ** ******* **** appearance ******.

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* ****** ** **** will *** ***** ********* after **** ****? * notice **** ***, ******* and ********* *** *** using *** **** ‘********** Search’ ** ***** ** passing…

** ***** ** **** they **** *** *** ITC **** ******* (** they ***) ** * reference ** ********** ***** to ****** *** **** of **********?

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**** ***'* **** ** long *** ******** ** "latches" *******.

** ***** ** **** went ***** ******* ** they ******** **** ** the **** ****** **** lots ** ******, ** they ***'* **** ***** ethics ** ****.

**** ** * ******* fights, *** * ****. Won ******** ** ****.

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** ***** ** **** went ***** ******* ** they ******** **** ** the **** ******

* ***'* **** **** Motorola's ****** ** ****** the ******* *** * would ** ***** ********* if **** ******* ******* was ****, ** *** way. ******* *** ********* with *********** ********* ***** and * *********** ** fight **********.

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"****"***** ** ****** ***** than *****, ******* *** more ******* *** ****** of *** ******, **** of *****'* ** ***** patents, *** * ****** specialized ****.

*** **** *** ** in ****** ****** ******* on *** **** *** interact *** *** **** your ******* **** **** a ********* ***********, ******** skills *** ***** *** knowledge.

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**** ** *****'* ** fight *******

* ***** ****** ******* internally ***** **** ****** but **** **** *** Silicon ****** ********* *** have *********** **** ***** with ****** *** *** money ** *** ***** with ******.

*** **** '**********' ******* of ******* *** ******* suing **** ** ***** size / ****** ****. Take ******* (* ******* with *** **** ***** as *******), **** ** Rhombus ******** ********'* ******* in *** **** *** as ******* (*********) ****, is ** ***** ***** Rhombus?

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**** ****** ** *******, damages *** ********** **** lost ******'* ** *** based **** ***** **** Verkada *****.

* ******* **** *** don't *** ********* **** little ******, ******* *** not **** ****** ** recover **** ***** *****.

***** *** **** ******* going ******* *** *********** knowledge. ******* *** *** patent ****** **** **** us.

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