American, JetBlue, Others Hit With Rewards Program IP Suits

Law360, New York (August 22, 2013, 4:22 PM ET) -- Loyalty Conversion Systems Corp. filed a barrage of lawsuits against American Airlines Inc., JetBlue Airways Corp. and eight other major airlines in Texas federal court on Tuesday, claiming infringement of its patents related to frequent flier rewards programs.

Loyalty Conversion Systems Corp., which is owned by patent-assertion company CopyTele Inc., simultaneously filed 10 lawsuits in the Eastern District of Texas, alleging that multiple airlines had infringed on Patent Numbers 8,313,023 and 8,511,550, its patent for exchanging nonnegotiable credits for rewards programs, as well as its patent...
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Case Information

Case Title

Loyalty Conversion Systems Corporation v. American Airlines Inc

Case Number

2:13-cv-00655

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

William C. Bryson

Date Filed

August 20, 2013


Case Title

Loyalty Conversion Systems Corporation v. Alaska Air Group, Inc.

Case Number

2:13-cv-00657

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

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Date Filed

August 20, 2013


Case Title

Loyalty Conversion Systems Corporation v. Delta Air Lines Inc

Case Number

2:13-cv-00659

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

August 20, 2013


Case Title

Loyalty Conversion Systems Corporation v. Frontier Airlines, Inc.

Case Number

2:13-cv-00660

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

August 20, 2013


Case Title

Loyalty Conversion Systems Corporation v. Hawaiian Airlines, Inc.

Case Number

2:13-cv-00661

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

August 20, 2013


Case Title

Loyalty Conversion Systems Corporation v. JetBlue Airways Coporation

Case Number

2:13-cv-00662

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

August 20, 2013


Case Title

Loyalty Conversion Systems Corporation v. Southwest Airlines Co

Case Number

2:13-cv-00663

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Roy S. Payne

Date Filed

August 20, 2013


Case Title

Loyalty Conversion Systems Corporation v. Spirit Airlines, Inc.

Case Number

2:13-cv-00664

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

August 20, 2013


Case Title

Loyalty Conversion Systems Corporation v. United Airlines, Inc.

Case Number

2:13-cv-00665

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

August 20, 2013


Case Title

Loyalty Conversion Systems Corporation v. US Airways Group, Inc.

Case Number

2:13-cv-00666

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

August 20, 2013

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