Baidu today said it has been formally to the Beijing intellectual property court for Sogou infringement,Claims Sogou Sogou Pinyin input method, Sogou input method is a violation of Baidu input method as many as ten technical patents, claims Sogou compensation amount of one hundred million yuan. Day before the court has formally accepted the case.
According to the indictment submitted by the Baidu Inc,The Baidu sued ten patent infringement are about Sogou input method product, expression input and Thesaurus covers user input often involves the Lenovo, personalization, synchronous input modification etc., involving patent No. and name as follows:
This is not the first time Baidu and Sogou dispute.
2014 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, Haidian Beijing court of first instance verdict Sogou input method for unfair competition behavior, so that it immediately stop related violations and compensation for the loss of 500 thousand yuan Baidu.
In 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.
By November, Sogou respectively to the 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 claims 80 million yuan of compensation in the case of the 7 patents have been sentenced to invalid or partially invalid. For another 180 million yuan of litigation, there is no specific decision results.