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The architect Eli Attia against Google, from the cause to the criminal charges

Eli Attia claims that Google has stolen a drawing from him and now intends to prove that the improper practice occurs frequently in an organized manner.

A long-standing lawsuit, promoted by an important architect, which has become even more significant as the California Superior Court has granted a motion that adds criminal charges to the civil case brought against Google by Eli Attia, an expert in high-elevation construction. Eli Attia claims that Google has them stolen the idea of an innovative method of realizing buildings and now intends to prove that the practice is incorrect occur frequently in an organized manner.

The cause of Eli Attia against Google

The cause of Eli Attia was originally filed in 2014, four years later than when he had started arguing with Google (before its re-organization in Alphabet) regarding the creation of a software based on a series of engineering architecture concepts. Attia had stated that the Engineered Architecture, generically described as a modular approach to construction, would revolutionize the design and construction of large buildings. Attia said that he had developed the series of concepts on the basis of the experiences and knowledge gained throughout his career as a high-profile architect, defining the method the culmination of his professional life.

The Eli Attia lawsuit not only names Google, but also various executives, including the founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin and also mentions Flux Factory, the unit that Attia claims was specifically designed to capitalize on her idea.

Speaking with San Jose Mercury News, Attia's lawyer states that Google told Attia that her project had been canceled, but instead, she claims, had been embraced with both hands. Fluz Factory now known as Flux and boasts of being the first company launched by Google X.

Eli Attia lawsuit against Google

Some buildings made by Eli Attia with his innovative method

The cause of Eli Attia and the criminal turning point

The cause of Attia, now, is also moving towards trying to prove that his case representative of a broader Alphabet behavioral approach e, based on the documentation of the procedure, the motion concerns six other similar events. The six other examples are not specified, but Alphabet has already been the subject of a similar battle regarding market secrets this summer for the Loon Project and related patents.

Racketeering charges can be associated in Italian law with organized crime.By virtue of the RICO statutes (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act), civil lawsuits can be brought forward by private complainants against organizations and individuals involved in ongoing unlawful conduct. The use of such accusations slowly, but steadily grew since the adoption of the RICO laws in the 1960s, including famous causes, such as those against major football teams and even the Los Angeles Police Department.