Blue Calypso, Inc. Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Living Social
Blue Calypso, Inc., a digital word-of-mouth marketing company, announced on Monday, August 27, 2012, that the company filed a patent infringement complaint against Living Social (partly owned by Amazon) for infringement of two Blue Calypso patents — United States Patent No. 7,664,516 and United States Patent No. 8,155,679.
This is the second in a series of lawsuits Blue Calypso plans to file against companies infringing on their patents, the first one being against Groupon. The technology involved is used in Blue Calypso’s digital marketing platform. Both patents cover the system for peer-to-peer advertising created and developed by Blue Calypso.
Representing Blue Calypso is the firm of Farney Daniels, L.L.P. and Melissa Smith of Gillam & Smith L.L.P.
Metabolon Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Stemina
Metabolon, Inc., a diagnostics and services company that provides a biochemical profiling technology, announced on Friday, August 24, 2012, that it filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Stemina Biomarker Discovery, Inc. in the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.
The lawsuit seeks a ruling that Stemina’s services directly infringe on US Patent 7,550,258 and US Patent 7,910,301 which relate to global analysis of complex biological samples for the discovery of biomarkers and pathways associated with drug action, toxicity and disease.
The lawsuit requests monetary damages as well as an order permanently enjoining Stemina from continued acts of infringement.
Single Touch Files Patent Infringement Action against Hulu
Single Touch Systems Inc., a technology-based mobile media solutions provider, announced on Friday, August 24, 2012, that it filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Hulu, LLC in the United States District Court in the Central District of California.
Single Touch alleges that Hulu has knowingly and willfully infringed upon a Single Touch patent that protects its streaming and routing media technology. In its complaint, Single Touch seeks compensatory and enhanced damages from Hulu. The patent at issue covers Single Touch’s unique streaming and routing media technology, which allows a publisher to stream video content to users and serve advertisements, among other applications.
Single Touch has retained the law firm Polsinelli Shughart to handle the case through Keith Grady, chair of the Intellectual Property and Technology Litigation Group, and James Stipek, a shareholder in the Science and Technology Group.
Written by Gene Quinn of IPWatchdog.com