Las Vegas Casinos Targeted In Suit Over Email Patent

Law360, New York (September 7, 2011, 2:36 PM EDT) -- Email Link Corp. on Wednesday accused MGM Resorts International, Caesars Entertainment Corp. and other Las Vegas casinos and resorts of infringing its information distribution system patent through emails sent to customers.

Newport Beach, Calif.-based ELC filed suit in Nevada federal court against MGM Resorts, Caesars, Hilton Worldwide Inc., Treasure Island LLC, Wynn Resorts Ltd., Las Vegas Sands Corp., Hard Rock Hotel Holdings LLC and Cosmopolitan Hotels & Resorts Inc.

According to the complaint, the defendants infringed ELC's U.S. Patent Number 7,840,176, titled "Information Distribution and Processing...
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