Dr. Pepper, Staples Hit With Procurement Patent Suit

Law360, New York (August 17, 2010, 5:26 PM EDT) -- E-Lynxx Corp., a company that specializes in procurement, has launched a lawsuit against Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc., Staples Inc. and others for allegedly infringing a patent related to a computer-based electronic procurement system.

The lawsuit was filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. The other defendants are Innerworkings Inc., Rent-A-Center Inc., Taylor Corp., Workflow Solutions LLC and R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co.

The patent, titled “System and method for competitive pricing and procurement of customized goods and services,” is...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.