Encyclopedia Britannica to sue TomTom

Encyclopedia Britannica has filed a complaint for infringement of its digital map patents against Dutch car satellite navigation system maker TomTom and two other IT companies in the US, according to documents released by an American court in Wisconsin.

The company has demanded that TomTom and the others cease using digital maps of the US, which it is claiming sole rights to, and has requested an undisclosed sum in damages.

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