Amazon, Twitter, Others Hit With Data Storage IP Suit

Law360, New York (September 12, 2011, 1:28 PM EDT) -- More than a dozen companies, including Amazon.com Inc., Hulu LLC and Twitter Inc. were hit with a suit in Delaware federal court on Friday, with Parallel Iron LLC accusing them of infringing a patent for an electronic data storage system.

The complaint, which also targets Samsung Electronics USA Inc., EMC Corp. and Groupon Inc., claims the companies use file storage programs that violate Parallel Iron’s patent for technology that created a new way to store massive amounts of information across multiple memory devices, and allows the...
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