Groupon, UBS, Others Hit With Messaging Patent Suits

Law360, New York (March 02, 2012, 5:22 PM ET) -- Unified Messaging Solutions LLC socked a slew of companies — including Groupon Inc., UBS Financial Services Inc. and energy company Ameren Corp. — with suits Thursday, claiming the defendants’ websites violate patents for delivering and managing online messages.

The patent-holding company filed 14 lawsuits Thursday in Missouri and Illinois federal court, also targeting airline and hotel deal site Orbitz Inc., job site CareerBuilder LLC and others in Illinois federal court. Scottrade Inc., Commerce Bancshares and Sprint Nextel are named as defendants in suits in Missouri federal...
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Case Information

Case Title

Unified Messaging Solutions, LLC v. Commerce Bancshares, Inc.

Case Number

4:12-cv-00368

Court

Missouri Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

David D. Noce

Date Filed

February 29, 2012


Case Title

Unified Messaging Solutions, LLC v. Laclede Gas Company

Case Number

4:12-cv-00369

Court

Missouri Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Jean C. Hamilton

Date Filed

February 29, 2012


Case Title

Unified Messaging Solutions, LLC v. Scottrade, Inc.

Case Number

4:12-cv-00370

Court

Missouri Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Carol E. Jackson

Date Filed

February 29, 2012


Case Title

Unified Messaging Solutions, LLC v. Sprint Nextel Corporation

Case Number

4:12-cv-00371

Court

Missouri Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Catherine D. Perry

Date Filed

February 29, 2012


Case Title

Unified Messaging Solutions, LLC v. Careerbuilder, LLC

Case Number

1:12-cv-01486

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

830(Patent)

Judge

Honorable Joan H. Lefkow

Date Filed

February 29, 2012


Case Title

Unified Messaging Solutions, LLC v. Discover Financial Services

Case Number

1:12-cv-01487

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

830(Patent)

Judge

Honorable Joan H. Lefkow

Date Filed

March 1, 2012


Case Title

Unified Messaging Solutions, LLC v. Orbitz, LLC

Case Number

1:12-cv-01489

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

830(Patent)

Judge

Honorable Joan H. Lefkow

Date Filed

March 1, 2012


Case Title

Unified Messaging Solutions, LLC v. Southwest Airlines Co.

Case Number

1:12-cv-01490

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

830(Patent)

Judge

Honorable Joan B. Gottschall

Date Filed

February 29, 2012


Case Title

Unified Messaging Solutions, LLC v. UBS Financial Services, Inc.

Case Number

1:12-cv-01491

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

830(Patent)

Judge

Honorable Joan H. Lefkow

Date Filed

February 29, 2012


Case Title

Unified Messaging Solutions, LLC v. Walgreen Co.

Case Number

1:12-cv-01493

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

830(Patent)

Judge

Honorable Joan H. Lefkow

Date Filed

March 1, 2012


Case Title

Unified Messaging Solutions, LLC v. Northern Illinois Gas Company

Case Number

1:12-cv-01494

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

830(Patent)

Judge

Honorable Joan H. Lefkow

Date Filed

March 1, 2012

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