Virgin Mobile, 7-Eleven Sued Over Cell Phone Patent

Law360, New York (April 2, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Emsat Advanced Geo-Location Technology LLC and a patent licensee have launched a suit against a range of companies, accusing Virgin Mobile USA LP, 7-Eleven Inc., toy company MGA Entertainment Inc. and six others of infringing patents covering enhanced 911 services in cell phones.

In a complaint filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Emsat and a licensee of its patents, Location Based Services LLC, accused those companies – along with Circle K Stores Inc., GreatCall Inc., Kajeet Inc., Tracfone Wireless...
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