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Sonos Defeats Denon HEOS Again: Understanding the Patent Lawsuits

Sonos seeks injunction and double damages for D&M’s ‘willful infringement’ of Sonos patents in the Denon HEOS line. Judge invalidates another D&M patent.

Julie Jacobson · February 25, 2018

Ring Settles with ADT in Zonoff Lawsuit, Acquires Lighting Co., Plans Spring Launch of Ring Alarm

CES 2018: Ring reportedly settles with ADT in Zonoff lawsuit for $25 million, plans to launch super-cheap ‘Ring Alarm’ security system soon, adds Z-Wave sensors, acquires Mr. Beams (Wireless Environment, LLC).

Julie Jacobson · January 18, 2018

Video Doorbells Get Ugly: SkyBell Slams Ring in Patent Infringement Lawsuit

In patent-infringement case, SkyBell says Ring (Bot Home Automation) competes on hype, not innovation. Meanwhile, Ring says Nest is a copycat.

Julie Jacobson · January 07, 2018

Responding to ADT Lawsuit, Ring Refunds ‘Protect’ Pre-orders, Promises New Model

Ring refunds preorders for Ring Protect, Best Buy pulls promos, smart home and security industries pray for ADT win in lawsuit claiming Ring stole IP from Zonoff, ADT’s development partner.

Julie Jacobson · November 08, 2017

Judge Halts New ‘Ring Protect’ Smart Home Security System in ADT Lawsuit

In ADT Holdings vs. Harris, et al, the Delaware Chancery Court temporarily enjoined Ring from selling new Ring Protect DIY security and home automation system, claiming it stole intellectual property from Zonoff that belonged to ADT.

Julie Jacobson · November 03, 2017

ADT vs. Harris Trial Begins, with Ring and Zonoff in the IoT Mix

In ADT Holdings vs. Mike Harris, testimony begins on the acquisition of Zonoff’s IoT assets by Bot Home Automation (dba Ring.com). Ring revenues revealed.

Julie Jacobson · September 27, 2017

Ring CEO Responds to ADT Lawsuit Regarding Zonoff: ADT ‘Terrified’

Ring CEO Jamie Siminoff claims ADT feels threatened by Ring’s Wi-Fi doorbells after Ring hired the entire team of Zonoff home-automation platform developers.

Julie Jacobson · May 04, 2017

ADT Sues Ring, Former Zonoff CEO for Theft of Home-Automation Tech; Ring CEO Calls Bull

ADT claims former Zonoff CEO Mike Harris misappropriated home-automation assets, transferring them to smart-doorbell maker Ring when the IoT technology actually belonged to ADT. Ring CEO Jamie Siminoff says claims are “ridiculous.”

Julie Jacobson · May 02, 2017

Opinion On Lawsuit Against Bose: What Constitutes Digital Spying?

Opinion: Class-action lawsuit claims Bose violates Federal Wiretap Act by collecting data from wireless headphone users and sharing with a third-party data-mining firm. So what?

Julie Jacobson · April 19, 2017

Bose ‘Wiretaps’ Users, Mines Personal Data from Wireless Headphone App, Lawsuit Alleges

Plaintiff Kyle Zak alleges in a class-action lawsuit that Bose spies on wireless headphone users, collecting intensely personal data through Bose Connect app, and shares with data-mining firm Segment.io in violation of Federal Wiretap Act.

Julie Jacobson · April 19, 2017