Bloomberg, E-Trade, Others Face Stock Alert Patent Suits

Law360, Los Angeles (June 21, 2012, 4:16 PM EDT) -- Australian analytics company Markets-Alert Pty. Ltd. launched a spate of lawsuits Wednesday accusing Bloomberg LP, Charles Schwab & Co. Inc., E-Trade Financial Corp., TD Ameritrade Inc. and other online stock traders of infringing a patented system for providing electronic stock market alerts.

The half-dozen lawsuits lodged by Markets-Alert in Delaware federal court marked an aggressive push by the company to protect patents at the heart of its real-time analytics service, which provides real-time stock market analyses and instant alerts to mobile phones and computers of investors...
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Case Title

Markets-Alert Pty Ltd. v. Bloomberg Finance LP et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-00780

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Gregory M. Sleet

Date Filed

June 20, 2012


Case Title

Markets-Alert Pty Ltd. v. Charles Schwab Corporation et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-00781

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Gregory M. Sleet

Date Filed

June 20, 2012


Case Title

Markets-Alert Pty Ltd. v. E*Trade Clearing LLC et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-00782

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Gregory M. Sleet

Date Filed

June 20, 2012


Case Title

Markets-Alert Pty Ltd. v. TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-00783

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Gregory M. Sleet

Date Filed

June 20, 2012


Case Title

Markets-Alert Pty Ltd. v. OM Securities LLC et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-00784

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Gregory M. Sleet

Date Filed

June 20, 2012


Case Title

Markets-Alert Pty Ltd. v. eSignal.com Inc. et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-00785

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Gregory M. Sleet

Date Filed

June 20, 2012

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