ArrivalStar Sues Virgin America, Others Over Tracking IP

Law360, Los Angeles (July 15, 2011, 7:06 PM EDT) -- Melvino Technologies Ltd. and its licensee ArrivalStar SA on Friday lodged nine suits in Illinois against Virgin America Inc. and a host of companies over patents covering vehicle tracking and messaging systems, the latest round in the plaintiffs' ongoing battle to protect their technology.

The plaintiffs accuse 14 companies of infringing ten of its patents, according to the lawsuits, which seek damages and injunctions. Melvino and ArrivalStar are no stranger to patent infringement lawsuits and have for years rigorously protected their vehicle tracking technology — lodging more than 20...
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