Arizona Republic Targeted In Text Messaging Patent War

Law360, New York (December 15, 2011, 3:23 PM EST) -- Helferich Patent Licensing LLC on Wednesday sued newspaper the Arizona Republic and publisher Phoenix Newspapers Inc., alleging the publication infringed three mobile alert technology patents by sending text messages to viewers.

The suit against Arizona Republic comes a little less than a month after HPL lodged a suit against Suns Legacy Partners LLC, the parent company of basketball team the Phoenix Suns, over several of the same patents.

In a suit filed in Arizona federal court, HPL alleges the Arizona Republic has refused to seek a...
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