Walgreens, OfficeMax Pulled Into Web Patent Suit

Law360, New York (February 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A Texas-based patent-holding company that has sued several companies for allegedly infringing technology vital to searching certain Web pages has now set its sights on Walgreen Co., OfficeMax Inc. and Saks Inc.

Parallel Networks LLC, which is the successor to epicRealm Licensing LP, filed its latest suit on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas against Walgreen, OfficeMax, Saks, Priceline.com Inc., Orbitz LLC, Shutterfly Inc. and Clark Wamberg LLC.

The complaint alleges infringement of two patents that have also forced companies...
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