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...
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