Nike, Capital One, Others Sued Over Web Sales Patent

Law360, New York (August 13, 2010, 2:06 PM EDT) -- Quark Images LLC has accused more than two dozen companies across a broad array of industries — including Capital One Financial Corp., Mars Inc., Nike Inc. and Ralph Lauren Corp. — of infringing patents that cover the creation and sale of customized merchandise online.

Andrew W. Spangler of Spangler Law PC filed suit Thursday on behalf of Quark in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, asserting U.S. Patent Numbers 6,493,677 and 6,845,365, issued in 2002 and 2005, respectively, and both titled “Method...
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