Inventor Hits Target, Others In New Online Security Suit

Law360, New York (October 8, 2009, 1:49 PM EDT) -- Inventor Leon Stambler has launched another expansive infringement suit against a slew of retailers — including Target Corp., Ticketmaster Entertainment Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. — accusing them of violating two patents related to keeping information secure during online transactions.

The complaint — filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas — targets nearly two dozen companies along with their holding companies, Web site units or other subsidiaries.

Stambler, a Parkland, Fla.-resident, claims that the companies' secure online payment systems and other...
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