JetBlue Sued By Minister's Patent-Holding Company

Law360, New York (May 22, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- JetBlue Airways Corp. has been sued by a small patent-holding company in the Cayman Islands, making the carrier the latest in a long line of companies to be targeted by an inventor of document-scanning technology.

The plaintiff, Eon-Net LP, was founded by a U.S. inventor-turned-evangelical minister, who is preaching in Kenya and remotely filing patent infringement lawsuits to fund his ministry, according to African newspaper articles.

The founder, former New Jersey resident Mitchell Medina, has filed at least 60 lawsuits in U.S. federal courts during the...
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