Empire IP’s CreateAds filed suit against Volusionalleging that the defendant’s template-based website infringes a patent related to the use of graphic design templates (5,535,320). Since November 2012, CreateAds has filed over 30 prior suits against multiple defendants spanning various segments, including E-commerce, online publishing, software, retailing, and Internet. CreateAds received the patent-in-suit through an assignment from Automated Reprographics Technologies to Empire IP in April 2012. RPX reviewed the patent as an open market opportunity (Frencken-Acq) in November 2010. 2/20, District of Delaware, 1:13cv00282.
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