Goldman, Sears Targeted In New DataTern IP Suit

Law360, New York (April 20, 2010, 1:51 PM EDT) -- DataTern Inc. has launched another infringement suit against a pack of major companies — including retailers such as Sears Holdings Corp. and Staples Inc. and financial firms including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and The Bank of New York Mellon Corp. — over a pair of database patents.

New York-based DataTern filed its newest complaint Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, saying that methods practiced on the two dozen defendants' websites infringe two patents, which are also at issue separately in...
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