Volvo, AT&T, RIM Hit With Traffic System Patent Suit

Law360, New York (March 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Traffic Information LLC has launched infringement claims against Volvo Cars of North America LLC, as well as a slew of cell phone companies that includes AT&T Mobility LLC, Research In Motion Ltd. and Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications (USA) Inc., over a patent covering a traffic information system.

Texas-based Traffic filed its suit Friday against the cell phone companies and automaker in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, seeking injunctive relief and damages.

The patent-holding company alleges the defendants' cell phone technologies infringe...
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