Coke, LG, Others Targeted In Web Data Patent Suit

Law360, New York (October 6, 2010, 4:51 PM EDT) -- Webvention LLC has slapped Barnes & Noble Inc., the Coca-Cola Co., LG Electronics Inc. and a slew of other companies in the energy, retail, finance and technology sectors with a suit claiming their websites infringe a patent related to data organization.

Webvention lodged the suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Tuesday, accusing 20 defendants of infringing its U.S. Patent Number 5,251,294.

In addition to Barnes & Noble, Coca-Cola and LG, the suit targets Adidas America Inc., American Eagle Outfitters...
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