Patent Holder Sues Top RE Cos. Over Site Search Functions

Law360, New York (February 11, 2014, 2:56 PM ET) -- Over the last month, nonpracticing entity Property Disclosure Technologies LLC has launched more than a dozen intellectual property lawsuits in Texas federal court against real estate brokerages and listing websites over the use of property disclosure and insurance assessment technologies.

PDT alleges that the companies are infringing on two patents — U.S. Patent Numbers 7,584,167 and 7,945,530 — some directly and others also indirectly by inducing visitors to their websites to infringe on the patents when they use the company's online products.

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Case Title

Property Disclosure Technologies LLC v. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC et al


Case Number

6:14-cv-00013

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

John D. Love

Date Filed

January 12, 2014


Case Title

Property Disclosure Technologies LLC v. Century 21 Real Estate LLC


Case Number

6:14-cv-00015

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

John D. Love

Date Filed

January 13, 2014


Case Title

Property Disclosure Technologies LLC v. BRER Affiliates LLC


Case Number

6:14-cv-00016

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

John D. Love

Date Filed

January 14, 2014


Case Title

Property Disclosure Technologies LLC v. Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC


Case Number

6:14-cv-00017

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

John D. Love

Date Filed

January 14, 2014


Case Title

Property Disclosure Technologies LLC v. ERA Franchise Systems LLC


Case Number

6:14-cv-00018

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

John D. Love

Date Filed

January 14, 2014


Case Title

Property Disclosure Technologies LLC v. Keller Williams Reality, Inc.


Case Number

6:14-cv-00019

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

John D. Love

Date Filed

January 14, 2014


Case Title

Property Disclosure Technologies LLC v. Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC


Case Number

6:14-cv-00020

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

John D. Love

Date Filed

January 14, 2014


Case Title

Property Disclosure Technologies LLC v. Weichert Co.


Case Number

6:14-cv-00036

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

John D. Love

Date Filed

January 20, 2014

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