CreateAds, an Empire IP entity, filed four new suits against 123Print, American Greetings, AT&T, and Hallmark alleging that the defendants’ personalized cards services and website solutions infringe a patent related to the use of graphic design templates (5,535,320). CreateAds has filed twelve prior suits since November 2012 against other e-commerce-based defendants, including Google, HP, Intuit, and Yahoo. The patent-in-suit was assigned to Empire IP by Automated Reprographics Technologies in April 2012. RPX reviewed the patent as an open market opportunity (Frencken-Acq) in November 2010. 1/10, District of Delaware, 1:2013cv00068; 1:2013cv00069; 1:2013cv00070; 1:2013cv00071.
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