Callaway Golf Hit With Infringement Claims Over Online Orders

Law360, New York (October 30, 2012, 12:35 PM EDT) -- Callaway Golf Co. was sued Friday in Kentucky federal court by a patent holder alleging the golf equipment manufacturer infringed various patents used in online ordering applications.

Eclipse IP LLC claims Callaway has willfully infringed a group of five patents used in online ordering that relate to authentication, customer notification and other processes.

The patents-in-suit are U.S. Patent Numbers 7,479,899; 7,876,239; 7,319,414; 7,482,952; and 7,119,716.

“Callaway has infringed one or more claims of the ‘899 patent through, among other activities, providing automated notifications to customers that inform them that their order has been received and that provide a means by which...

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