B&N's Nook Tablets Flout Wireless Patent: Suit

Law360, New York (November 17, 2011, 1:00 PM EST) -- Patent-holding company Lochner Technologies LLC sued Barnes & Noble Inc. on Wednesday in Texas, claiming the book retailer’s popular Nook e-readers infringe a patent covering wireless computing technology. 

In a complaint lodged in Texas federal court, Lochner is seeking a permanent injunction barring Barnes & Noble from making and selling products that allegedly contain the patented wireless computer system. 

“As a result of Barnes & Noble’s infringement of the [patent at issue], Lochner has suffered monetary damages … and will continue to suffer damages in the...
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