Harmony Licensing LLC has pushed the number of defendants in its litigation over a single former Linex Technologies, Inc. patent past three dozen, this past week suing Corning (6:22-cv-06404) in the Western District of New York and Sensata Technologies (2:22-cv-01347) and Silicom (Silicom Connectivity Solutions) (2:22-cv-01346) in the Western District of Washington. Targeted throughout this IP Edge LLC campaign has been the support in various devices of certain features of the HSPA+ cellular networking standard.
Texas monetization firm IP Edge LLC, through plaintiff Harmony Licensing LLC, has kicked off another litigation campaign from the 30-patent portfolio that the NPE picked up from Linex Technologies, Inc. in September 2018. Harmony Licensing has accused 3SI Security Systems (1:20-cv-01318), Lindsay (1:20-cv-01319), and MVG (1:20-cv-01320) in the District of Delaware; CipherLab (2:20-cv-00320) in the Eastern District of Texas; Datalogic (2:20-cv-08918) in the Central District of California; and Schlumberger (2:20-cv-05115)in the Southern District of Ohio, of infringing a single former Linex patent through the provision of a wide variety of products (asset tracking devices, cellular edge gateways, ship-to-shore cellular networking systems, smartphones, PDAs, and oil wellsite data transmission systems, respectively). At issue is the support of certain features of the HSPA+ cellular networking standard.