Twitter, MySpace, Others Face Web Media Patent Suit

Law360, New York (May 7, 2010, 3:36 PM EDT) -- Patent-holding company Stragent LLC has launched another infringement suit over technology for transmitting audio and video data, targeting a slew of online media companies including MySpace Inc. and Twitter Inc.

The suit was filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, where Texas-based Stragent in late April brought four separate infringement suits, including one involving the same patent as in the newly filed suit.

In addition to Twitter and MySpace, the named defendants in the new suit are Gannett Co., MTV...
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