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Unwired Planet Charges Apple And Google With Infringing 20 Patents

4. United States Patent No. 6,532,446, entitled “Server based speech recognition user interface for wireless devices,” asserted against wireless server-assisted speech recognition for personal assistant services and dictation, such as Siri on iPhones and iPads.

5. United States Patent No. 6,647,260, entitled “Method and System Facilitating Web Based Provisioning of Two-Way Mobile Communications Devices,” asserted against Appstores for selecting and downloading applications on devices such as iPhones and iPads.

6. United States Patent No. 6,813,491, entitled “Method and apparatus for adapting settings of wireless communication devices in accordance with user proximity,” asserted against ways of using motion and proximity sensors to control devices like iPhones and iPads.

7. United States Patent No. 7,020,685, entitled “Method and apparatus for providing internet content to SMS-based wireless devices,” asserted against automated searching and information delivery based on keywords in a message from a mobile device, for example as used in Siri for iPhones and iPads.

8. United States Patent No. 7,233,790, entitled “Device capability based discovery, packaging and provisioning of content for wireless mobile devices,” asserted against digital stores with content and Apps for devices with different capabilities, for example the App Store for iPhones and iPads.

9. United States Patent No. 7,299,033, entitled “Domain-based management of distribution of digital content from multiple wireless services subscribers,” asserted against services such as iTunes or the App Store that distribute digital content to multiple domains, internationally.

10. United States Patent No. 7,522,927, entitled “Interface for wireless location information,” asserted against ways of obtaining device location information such as Find my iPhone, Find my iPad and Find my Friends.

The complaint against Google specifically alleges that infringing Google products and services include, among others:

  • Search and Advertising Systems and/or Services (including Google Search, Google AdWords, Google+Local, Google Places, Google Mobile Ads),
  • Mobile Digital Content Systems and/or Services (including Google Play, Google Apps, Bouncer, C2DM, and GCM),
  • Cloud Messaging Systems and/or Services (including C2DM and GCM),
  • Maps and Location Systems and/or Services (including Android Location, Google Maps, Google Street View, Google Latitude, Google My Location, Google+, Google+Local, Google Places),
  • Short-Range Radio Communications Systems and/or Services (including Google Wallet, Google Offers, and Google Mobile Ads), and
  • Mobile Devices (including mobile phones and tablets with the Android operating system, including Motorola Mobility and Nexus mobile phones and tablets).

The patents asserted against Google are:

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