Ford, Allstate, Others Sued Over Web Navigation IP

Law360, New York (September 15, 2011, 6:09 PM EDT) -- EMG Technology LLC on Wednesday in Texas sued a diverse array of companies — including Ford Motor Co., SunTrust Banks Inc., RadioShack Corp. and Allstate Corp. — for allegedly infringing a patent related to displaying and navigating Internet content on mobile devices.

EMG's complaint targeted 13 defendants, also including Tiffany & Co., Aetna Inc., Avis Budget Group Inc., Dick's Sporting Goods Inc., T. Rowe Price Group Inc. and MetLife Inc., and asked the court for damages as well as injunctive relief.

The defendants may differ in...
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