Billionaire Inventor's IP Suit Against Geico Trimmed

Law360, New York (September 30, 2011, 1:53 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday dismissed some claims in billionaire inventor Ronald A. Katz’s suit accusing Geico Corp. of infringing his interactive call processing patents, but left the bulk of the suit untouched as both sides pressed for summary judgment.

The suit is the last piece of a mammoth action by Katz and his company Ronald A. Katz Licensing LP, which lodged approximately 50 different infringement suits against Geico, Comcast Corp., XM Satellite Radio Inc. and others, all concerning technology from the inventor’s family of...
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