Marketing Biz Hits Yelp, Groupon With More Patent Suits

Law360, New York (May 7, 2013, 12:23 PM EDT) -- Within hours of the issuance of its latest patent, digital marketing company Blue Calypso Inc. fired off another round of infringement lawsuits in Texas federal court Monday against Yelp Inc., Groupon Inc. and Four Square Labs Inc.

Blue Calypso, which offers social media marketing and advertising services to corporate clients, had already sued the three social media giants last year over two other patents, accusing them of stealing its proprietary system of peer-to-peer mobile advertising.

A Dallas-based company, Blue Calypso says it works with companies and...
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Case Title

Blue Calypso, Inc. v. Groupon, Inc.


Case Number

6:13-cv-00372

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Michael H. Schneider

Date Filed

May 6, 2013


Case Title

Blue Calypso Inc v. Foursquare Labs, Inc.


Case Number

6:13-cv-00373

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Michael H. Schneider

Date Filed

May 6, 2013


Case Title

Blue Calypso, Inc. v. Yelp, Inc.


Case Number

6:13-cv-00374

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Michael H. Schneider

Date Filed

May 6, 2013


Case Title

Blue Calypso, Inc. v. Izea, Inc.


Case Number

6:13-cv-00375

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

May 6, 2013


Case Title

Blue Calypso, Inc. v. MyLikes Inc.


Case Number

6:13-cv-00376

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Michael H. Schneider

Date Filed

May 6, 2013

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