Content Extraction and Transmission (CET) filed suit against PNC Bank, alleging that PNC Bank’s envelope-free deposit service, “DepositEasy,” infringes four patents related to an application program interface that enables users to extract and transmit data. Before being assigned to CET in October 2011, the patents-in-suit had been assigned to various entities (Millennium L.P., Eon-Net, and Glory Licensing) established by Mitchell Medina, one of the inventors. Medina has filed more than 120 lawsuits since 1996 through several patent holding entities. 11/8, District of New Jersey, assigned to Judge Michael A. Shipp and referred to Magistrate Judge Lois H. Goodman, 3:2012cv06960.
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