Travelocity Beats $20M Patent Suit For Hotel Search Display

Law360, Dallas (February 25, 2013, 9:48 PM ET) -- LP on Friday defeated a $20 million lawsuit targeting its searchable online database of hotel rooms, as a Texas federal judge held Travelocity’s map display function does not violate a Dutch company’s patent for displaying search results graphically.

U.S. District Court Judge Reed C. O’Connor said plaintiff Icon Internet Competence Network BV didn’t show Travelocity had literally infringed the claims of its U.S. Patent No. 6,002,853, a system for generating graphics in response to a database search, nor could Icon prove infringement under the doctrine...
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Case Information

Case Title

ICON Internet Competence Network B.V. v., LP

Case Number



Texas Northern

Nature of Suit



Reed C O'Connor

Date Filed

May 27, 2011


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