Samsung, Xerox Among Cos. Caught In Monitoring Patent Blitz

Law360, New York (May 22, 2013, 8:53 PM EDT) -- Patent holding company Penovia LLC filed separate infringement suits against nine companies including Samsung Electronics America Inc., Ricoh USA and Xerox Corp. in Texas federal court Tuesday, accusing them of infringing the company's patented technology for remotely monitoring office machines.

Penovia, which also named Brother International Corp., Canon U.S.A. Inc., Epson America Inc. and other manufacturers as defendants, alleged they infringed U.S. Patent Number 5,822,221, which covers a device that can wirelessly transmit messages to and receive communications from machines commonly found in offices — computers,...
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