Twitter Hit With Suit Over Mass Notification Patent

Law360, New York (August 5, 2009, 4:57 PM EDT) -- Technology company TechRadium Inc. has sued micro-blogging behemoth Twitter Inc. for allegedly infringing three patents related to technology that allows authors to send identical messages through multiple gateways at one time.

In a suit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas on Tuesday, Sugarland, Texas-based TechRadium claims that Twitter has infringed patents related to the company's Immediate Response Information System.

TechRadium contends that Twitter makes, uses or sells technology covered by U.S. Patent Numbers 7,130,389, issued on Oct. 31, 2006; 7,496,183,...
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