HP, Others Cribbed Business Software Patents: Suit

Law360, New York (February 13, 2012, 1:38 PM EST) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. and two other technology companies were hit on Friday with separate lawsuits by a patent licensing company that said the tech trio was infringing a patent for an invention used in managing workplace processes.

YYZ LLC says in its lawsuits in in Delaware federal court that HP, Tokyo-based Fujitsu Ltd. and Gemany-based Software AG, along with Fujitsu's and Software's American affiliates, are selling enterprise software that utilizes a YYZ patent covering the management of logistics and other business functions.

The patent-in-suit is U.S. Patent...
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