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VGo Prevails in Robotic Telepresence Patent Lawsuit Brought by InTouch Health
InTouch patents found invalid, VGo claims victory for more affordable healthcare
By RBR Staff


On November 29th, at the US Federal District Court in Los Angeles California, a jury found that VGo Communications did not infringe three patents owned by InTouch Technologies Inc (doing business as InTouch Health). In addition, the court found the InTouch submitted patents to be invalid. VGo produces an affordable robotic telepresence solution, while InTouch, with its technology partner iRobot, produces a solution at about 20 times the price of a VGo.

VGo, with decades of robotic and visual communications experience, previously had reviewed InTouch’s patents prior to completing the design of its product. In the fall of 2010, InTouch approached VGo with an offer to license a number of InTouch held patents. VGo again looked at…

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