JACKSONVILLE, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/17/14 -- Visual Real Estate, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of California Gold Corp. (OTCQB: CLGL) and company founded by Jacksonville inventor and entrepreneur William Meadow, today announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Google Inc. in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. The lawsuit claims infringement of three of Visual Real Estate's patents: U.S. Patent number 7,389,181, entitled "Apparatus and Method for Producing Video Drive-By Data Corresponding to a Geographic Location"; U.S. Patent number 7,929,800, entitled "Methods and Apparatus for Generating a Continuum of Image Data"; and U.S. Patent number 8,078,396, entitled "Methods for and Apparatus for Generating a Continuum of Three Dimensional Image Data." Among other things, the complaint identifies Google Street View and Google Earth as infringing Visual Real Estate's patents. The case number is 3:14-cv-00274-TJC-PDB.
"We believe our patented technologies are some of the driving forces behind the demand for street-level imagery and online mapping," said William Meadow, founder and CEO of Visual Real Estate. "Our inventions have made it faster, easier and less expensive to obtain street-level images with integrated location data, which has been a boon to many industries, including real estate, marketing, insurance, property development, tourism and recreation."
Visual Real Estate is represented in the lawsuit by several San Diego and Tampa-based lawyers from DLA Piper, the world's largest multi-national law firm.
About California Gold Corp.:
On February 7, 2014, California Gold Corp. completed a securities exchange pursuant to which the members of MVP Portfolio, LLC, a Florida limited liability company ("MVP"), exchanged 100% of the membership interests in MVP for 9,385,000 to-be-issued, post-1 for 100 Reverse Split shares of common stock, $0.001 par value per share, of the Company. As a result of the securities exchange, the Company will continue the existing business operations of MVP as a publicly-traded company under the name MV Portfolios, Inc. With the acquisition of MVP, the Company will be expanding its business focus on patent licensing and commercialization. The effective date of the reverse split and Company name change is expected to be on or about March 30, 2014. Once the reverse split and name change become effective with FINRA, a new ticker symbol will be issued for the Company's new name.
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