Apple, HP Sued Over Online Sales Patents

Law360, New York (June 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Apple Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Co. have become the latest targets of a patent-holding company that has amassed a slew of settlements following lawsuits over infringement of online sales patents.

Clear With Computers LLC, which was formerly known as Orion IP LLC, filed the suit on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, claiming that the technology giants infringed two patents for systems that customize product proposals to customers and sell parts related to particular products viewed by a user.

The suit...
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