New NPE and WiLANsubsidiary Open Network Solutions filed suit againstAdvanced Digital Broadcast, Amazon, Canon, Cavium, DirecTV, Google, Hyosung, Microsoft, Philips, Seiko Epson, and Wincor. All 11 suits assert a pair of patents related to communication between devices over a network (6,745,259, 6,907,476). The complaints filed against Hyosung and Wincor assert a third patent related to an automated teller machine for implementing transactions over the Internet (6,850,996). Defendants’ devices that permit wireless communication and media streaming over a network are accused of infringing the patents-in-suit. Datascape is the original owner of the patents and asserted the ‘259 and ‘476 patents in litigation between 2004 and 2009. The patents-in-suit were then assigned to Open Network in April 2014. RPX saw the patents-in-suit offered on the open market as part of a larger portfolio in March 2014 (Datascape OMA). The ‘476 patent is currently going through reexamination. A non-final action from December 2012 rejected all claims subject to reexam (2, 4, 5, and 13-15), but no final decision has been mailed. The ‘259 patent was subject to a reexam that concluded in February 2014 and confirmed the patentability of all examined claims. 5/16, District of Delaware, 1:14cv00618, 1:14cv00619, 1:14cv00620, 1:14cv00621, 5/21, District of Delaware, 1:14cv00650, 1:14cv00651, 1:14cv00652, 1:14cv00653, 5/28, District of Delaware, 1:14cv00674, 1:14cv00675, 1:14cv00676
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