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#10989704 - 07/20/15 07:50 PM Garmin loses Lawsuit
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#10989711 - 07/20/15 07:56 PM Re: Garmin loses Lawsuit [Re: Okhissa2]
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oops...I just bought a new Garmin,..Side-Vu is excellent.

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#10989716 - 07/20/15 07:58 PM Re: Garmin loses Lawsuit [Re: Okhissa2]
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#10989719 - 07/20/15 07:59 PM Re: Garmin loses Lawsuit [Re: Okhissa2]
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Ok, guess two parts to lawsuit.

Garmin won for down scan, but lost for side scan.
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#10989738 - 07/20/15 08:09 PM Re: Garmin loses Lawsuit [Re: Okhissa2]
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That's why lowrance call it structure scan? And it is external?
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#10989745 - 07/20/15 08:14 PM Re: Garmin loses Lawsuit [Re: Okhissa2]
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From what I read Lowrance is paying Humminbird a small percentage after there Lawsuit a few years back... Not sure if that's true, Anyone know for sure.

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#10990339 - 07/21/15 06:45 AM Re: Garmin loses Lawsuit [Re: Rob Lay]
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Originally Posted By: Rob Lay
Ok, guess two parts to lawsuit.

Garmin won for down scan, but lost for side scan.


Two completely different suits. Garmin won in the suit Navico (Lowrance) brought, but lost in a suit that Johnson Outdoors (Humminbird) brought.


Edited by Bryanmc57 (07/21/15 06:46 AM)

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#10990344 - 07/21/15 06:51 AM Re: Garmin loses Lawsuit [Re: Okhissa2]
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After buying the garmins and running them in place of the birds I can tell you that Humminbird is nowhere near "the gold standard" in graphs...... Sometimes you play second fiddle and Humminbird is in that spot now.

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#10990356 - 07/21/15 07:02 AM Re: Garmin loses Lawsuit [Re: Chasin Stripes]
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After buying the garmins and running them in place of the birds I can tell you that Humminbird is nowhere near "the gold standard" in graphs...... Sometimes you play second fiddle and Humminbird is in that spot now.
HB has been 2nd fiddle to Lowrance for years now. I haven't tried the Garmin units though. They get great reviews, so I'd like to check them out. I might when my bow unit finally bites the dust.
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#10994082 - 07/22/15 04:21 PM Re: Garmin loses Lawsuit [Re: Okhissa2]
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I have a Humminbird and a Garmin........I prefer the Garmin
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#10994133 - 07/22/15 04:39 PM Re: Garmin loses Lawsuit [Re: East Texas Diver]
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Had a bird 998c, now running 2 garmin 70s with sidevu/downvu. I'll take the garmins any day!

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#10994229 - 07/22/15 05:23 PM Re: Garmin loses Lawsuit [Re: Okhissa2]
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I see the sore loser files the lawsuit, Garmin's must be nice.
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#10994298 - 07/22/15 05:54 PM Re: Garmin loses Lawsuit [Re: MagFluker]
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I see the sore loser files the lawsuit, Garmin's must be nice.
Garmin pulled a nice knockoff with the money they saved by not doing their own R&D. Bird owns the patents and has to defend them. Simple case of technology rip-off.
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#10995027 - 07/22/15 11:15 PM Re: Garmin loses Lawsuit [Re: John175 ®]
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Originally Posted By: John175 ®
Originally Posted By: MagFluker
I see the sore loser files the lawsuit, Garmin's must be nice.
Garmin pulled a nice knockoff with the money they saved by not doing their own R&D. Bird owns the patents and has to defend them. Simple case of technology rip-off.


Yep. Patents are there for a reason. Initially they were to encourage R&D by ensuring a company could recoup that plus sell and profit. This isn't China where they clone everything.
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#10995507 - 07/23/15 09:12 AM Re: Garmin loses Lawsuit [Re: Fishspanker]
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Originally Posted By: John175 ®
Garmin pulled a nice knockoff with the money they saved by not doing their own R&D. Bird owns the patents and has to defend them. Simple case of technology rip-off.


Originally Posted By: Fishspanker
Yep. Patents are there for a reason. Initially they were to encourage R&D by ensuring a company could recoup that plus sell and profit. This isn't China where they clone everything.


funny, but where were you guys when we talk about Z-man and chatterbaits. laugh
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