Time Warner, E&Y, Others Hit In Web IP Litigation Blitz

Law360, New York (November 18, 2011, 2:42 PM EST) -- DirecTV Inc., Ernst & Young LLP and Time Warner Inc. were among 13 companies hit with patent infringement suits Thursday by a Texas intellectual property licensing company, which claims the companies’ websites violate a widely asserted data organization patent.

The 13 companies named in lawsuits filed by Webvention LLC in Texas federal court have “infringed and continue to infringe the patent-in-suit directly by making, selling, offering for sale and/or using websites … that practice or embody the patented invention,” one of the complaints said.

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Case Title

Webvention LLC v. Beazer Homes USA, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-00480

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

830(Patent)

Date Filed

November 17, 2011


Case Title

Webvention LLC v. DirecTV, Inc.


Case Number

2:11-cv-00482

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

November 17, 2011


Case Title

Webvention LLC v. Entertainment Earth, Inc.


Case Number

2:11-cv-00483

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

David Folsom

Date Filed

November 17, 2011


Case Title

Webvention LLC v. Ernst & Young LLP


Case Number

2:11-cv-00484

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

November 17, 2011


Case Title

Webvention LLC v. Giorgio Armani Corporation


Case Number

2:11-cv-00486

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

David Folsom

Date Filed

November 17, 2011


Case Title

Webvention LLC v. Landstar System, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-00487

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

830(Patent)

Date Filed

November 17, 2011


Case Title

Webvention LLC v. Source Interlink Companies, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-00488

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

November 17, 2011


Case Title

Webvention LLC v. Sur La Table, Inc.


Case Number

2:11-cv-00489

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

830(Patent)

Date Filed

November 17, 2011


Case Title

Webvention LLC v. Time Warner Inc.


Case Number

2:11-cv-00490

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

830(Patent)

Date Filed

November 17, 2011


Case Title

Webvention LLC v. Universal Forest Products, Inc.


Case Number

2:11-cv-00491

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

David Folsom

Date Filed

November 17, 2011


Case Title

Webvention LLC v. Vitacost.com, Inc.


Case Number

2:11-cv-00492

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

830(Patent)

Date Filed

November 17, 2011


Case Title

Webvention LLC v. Acer America Corporation et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-00493

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

David Folsom

Date Filed

November 17, 2011


Case Title

Webvention LLC v. GNC Holdings, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-00494

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

David Folsom

Date Filed

November 17, 2011

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