CBS Latest Target Of Text Message Patent Litigation

Law360, New York (October 26, 2011, 1:55 PM EDT) -- CBS Corp. on Tuesday became the latest company hit with a patent suit by Helferich Patent Licensing LLC, which accused the network in Illinois of infringing four mobile alert technology patents through its use of text messages sent to viewers.

The suit against CBS follows a similar suit HPL lodged last week against a majority-owned subsidiary of NBC Universal Inc., G4 Media LLC. HPL has brought patent suits against five major companies, including Nokia Corp. and Best Buy Co. Inc. in the last four months....
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