Papa John's Delivers Patent Suit Over Web Data

Law360, New York (February 2, 2011, 3:38 PM EST) -- Papa John's International Inc. has filed a declaratory judgment suit against Webvention LLC, claiming its website does not infringe a patent related to data organization.

Stephen M. Ferguson of Richards Layton & Finger PA lodged the complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware on Monday, targeting the patent-licensing company and U.S. Patent Number 5,251,294.

According to the suit, a Webvention executive sent Papa John's a letter Sept. 7 alleging that certain aspects of the pizza company's website infringe the '294 patent, which...
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