MacroSolve Drags Facebook, Wal-Mart Into Mobile IP Fight

Law360, New York (January 31, 2012, 4:29 PM EST) -- MacroSolve Inc. fired off patent infringement suits against Facebook, Wal-Mart and three others in Texas federal court on Monday, adding to a lengthy list of targets in the company's rights battle over technology used in mobile applications.

The mobile services company has accused dozens of others — including AT&T Inc., American Airlines Inc., Citigroup Inc. and Groupon Inc. — of similar violations relating to data collection and transmission technology in smartphone apps that allegedly infringes U.S. Patent Number 7,822,816.

In Monday's complaints, Macrosolve also went after...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

MacroSolve, Inc. v. Facebook, Inc.


Case Number

6:12-cv-00044

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Leonard Davis

Date Filed

January 30, 2012


Case Title

MacroSolve, Inc. v. Hyatt Corporation


Case Number

6:12-cv-00045

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Leonard Davis

Date Filed

January 29, 2012


Case Title

MacroSolve, Inc. v. newegg


Case Number

6:12-cv-00046

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Michael H. Schneider

Date Filed

January 29, 2012


Case Title

MacroSolve, Inc. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.


Case Number

6:12-cv-00047

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Leonard Davis

Date Filed

January 29, 2012


Case Title

MacroSolve, Inc. v. YELP! INC.


Case Number

6:12-cv-00048

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Leonard Davis

Date Filed

January 29, 2012

Law Firms

Companies

Patents