Wal-Mart, Facebook, Disney Targeted Over Web Patents

Law360, New York (September 13, 2012, 1:33 PM EDT) -- Eolas Technologies Inc. on Wednesday accused the Walt Disney Co., Facebook Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of running websites that infringe four patents covering interactive Web browsing technology, even though a Texas federal judge recently ruled two of the patents were invalid.

In three separate suits filed in Texas federal court, patent holding company Eolas claims Disney, Facebook and Wal-Mart designed and operated websites that incorporated browser functionality methods developed by the regents of the University of California and licensed to Eolas.

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The Regents of the University of California et al v. Facebook, Inc.


Case Number

6:12-cv-00619

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Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

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Leonard Davis

Date Filed

September 12, 2012


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The Regents of the University of California et al v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.


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6:12-cv-00620

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Texas Eastern

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Patent

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Leonard Davis

Date Filed

September 12, 2012


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The Regents of the University of California et al v. The Walt Disney Company et al


Case Number

6:12-cv-00621

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Leonard Davis

Date Filed

September 12, 2012

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