Retailers Infringed Online Search, Data Patents, Tech Co. Says

Law360, New York (October 11, 2013, 6:11 PM EDT) -- Landmark Technology LLC launched 11 patent infringement suits in Texas federal court Thursday against retailers, appliance manufacturers and technology companies including Samsonite LLC, The Jones Group Inc. and Hugo Boss USA over electronic search and data processing systems.

Landmark claims that the companies’ respective websites or e-commerce sites provide systems to search for products and information and use computer data processing systems for ordering those products, thus infringing Landmark’s U.S. Patent numbers 5,576,951 and 7,010,508.

“Defendant has been and is now infringing the '951 patent and...
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