Expedia, Travelocity, Others Face E-Commerce IP Suit

Law360, New York (October 20, 2010, 12:19 PM EDT) -- DDR Holdings LLC has accused online travel-booking giants Expedia Inc. and Travelocity.com Inc., along with several others, of infringing a newly issued patent for an e-commerce outsourcing system.

DDR lodged its complaint Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, alleging that the defendants were aware of the patent-in-suit — issued Tuesday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office — yet have continued to infringe it anyway.

The complaint was filed on behalf of the plaintiff by Siebman Burg Phillips & Smith...
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