Searching for a store or a job in your area? GeoTag, a patent-holding company, says they invented that. Canon is its latest target, but GeoTag, Inc. has already sued about 400 companies in 20 lawsuits — and they are actively searching the web for more sites to sue.
“We’ve got a lot of people here looking [...]
Thinking about creating an app to crowd source traffic information? There’s already a patent for that, says Crowd Sourced Traffic, LLC, which filed two lawsuits on Nov. 7 — one against a crowd-sourcing startup, and another against TomTom, one of the biggest makers of GPS mapping devices.
The company filed the suits in the Eastern District [...]
The day the iPhone 4S was released, patent-holding company Personal Audio LLC sued Apple for a third time, hoping the new iOS 5 software will change a judge’s opinion in its favor.
Personal Audio has already won $8 million in damages from Apple over iPods, iPads and iPhones, in a court case that wrapped up [...]
With 13 patents and three lawyers, ArrivalStar and Melvino Technologies have sued 17 companies within the past five weeks, all for their vehicle tracking systems.
This is the latest rash of suits filed by the two foreign patent-holding companies; with these newest cases, ArrivalStar and its sidekick have filed more than 100 vehicle tracking-related patent [...]
SmartMetric used its “smart card” system patent to sue the three biggest credit card companies in the U.S. and lost — but the company isn’t giving up yet.
It sued American Express, MasterCard and Visa in two separate 2010 lawsuits and is now appealing both cases, and in an unusually aggressive move, it filed an [...]