Baidu sued Sogou input method knowledge of patent claim compensation one hundred million yuan

October 28th afternoon news, Baidu said today has officially to the Beijing court of intellectual property infringement claims Sogou Sogou, its Sogou Pinyin input method "" Sogou input method for mobile phone "violated Baidu input method up to ten patents, Sogou requires the amount of compensation one hundred million yuan. The day before the court has formally accepted the case.

According to Baidu Inc

‘s indictment, the prosecution of Baidu ten patent infringement is a Sogou input method product, expression input and Thesaurus covers user input often involves the Lenovo, personalization, synchronous input modification etc., involving patent number and name as follows:


this is not the first dispute between Baidu and Sogou lawsuit.


Baidu Sogou traffic hijacking incident prosecution is the cause of micro-blog, Sogou, users in the Baidu search using text input Sogou input method engine, click on the search of candidate words will jump to the Sogou search page. October 2015, Beijing, Haidian court of first instance decision Sogou input act as an act of unfair competition, so that immediately stop the relevant violations and compensation for the loss of 500 thousand yuan Baidu.

October 2015 Sogou company filed 8 patent infringement lawsuit to intellectual property court in Beijing, alleged that Baidu’s Baidu input method "products violated by Sogou input method has technology related patents, for a total of 80 million yuan.

after November, Sogou to Beijing intellectual property court, Shanghai intellectual property court and the Supreme People’s Court of Shanghai then filed 9 patent infringement lawsuit, alleging that Baidu input method of patent infringement of their right, and made 180 million yuan in compensation request. Baidu said that the compensation of 80 million yuan in the proceedings of the 7 patents have been sentenced to invalid or partially invalid. For another 180 million yuan lawsuit, there is no specific verdict. (Li Gen)

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