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Sonos Wins $32.5 Million in Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Google

Smart speaker company Sonos has won its ongoing legal battle against Google, with Google now ordered to pay the company $32.5 million for infringing on its critical patent. The feud began in 2020 when Sonos accused Google of copying its patented multiroom audio technology following the companies’ partnership in 2013.

Sonos won its case at the U.S. International Trade Commission, resulting in a limited import ban on some of the Google devices in question. Additionally, Google has had to pull some features from its lineup of smart speakers and displays.

In August, Google sued Sonos over allegations that the audio company infringed on Google’s smart speakers and voice control technology. The most recent trial began earlier this month.

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