Knobbe Martens Client Skybox Imaging To Be Acquired By Google

| Curtis R. Huffmire

Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP client Skybox Imaging has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Google. Skybox Imaging has built and launched the world’s smallest high-resolution imaging satellite, which collects images and video of the Earth each day. Skybox plans to launch a constellation of 24 imaging satellites that will map the Earth and help keep Google Maps accurate with up-to-date imagery. Over time, Skybox’s technology will be able to help improve Internet access and disaster relief — areas Google has long been interested in.

Orange County partners William Bunker, Curtis Huffmire, and Steven Ruden together with Orange County associates David Barnhill and Ken Frazier manage Skybox’s patent portfolio.

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