Disney Hit With Another MagicBand Patent Infringement Suit

By Dorothy Atkins (February 24, 2017, 9:45 PM EST) -- Walt Disney Parks and Resorts was hit on Friday with a second patent infringement suit in Texas federal court that accuses the entertainment company of ripping off patented technology for use in its MagicBand products, which monitor park visitors' attendance and purchase history.

The sons of the now-deceased inventor of the patent-in-suit allege Disney's MagicBand portable electronic devices use their father's patented system of wirelessly connecting devices. The plaintiffs claim continued infringement of the 6,490,44 patent will cause them irreparable harm, and they seek an injunction and damages in an amount to be determined at trial, but "in no event less...

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