CYVA Research Holdings, LLC added four more defendants, bringing the total number in its litigation campaign, begun in May 2013, above 35. CYVA usually asserts one of two related patents (5,987,440, 8,195,569) that generally concern the security of personal information exchanged in an electronic community. In the past, CYVA has targeted financial institutions and online travel sites, as well as a variety of other companies providing platforms that permit the exchange of personal data (e.g. auction providers such as eBay). In this wave, CYVA has asserted the ’440 patent against Caplinked (2:15-cv-01580), HoGo (2:15-cv-01581), Intralinks (2:15-cv-01578), and OpenText (2:15-cv-01579). About a dozen cases remain open and active in the campaign.
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