Oracle (6:22-cv-00410), Salesforce (6:22-cv-00409), and Zoho (6:22-cv-00408) are the latest defendants to be added to the sole litigation campaign launched by individual inventor Peter Henrik Pedersen in November 2021 with suits against Alphabet (Google), Mailgun Technologies, Microsoft, and Ziff Davis (f/k/a J2 Global). The asserted patent generally relates to managing “electronic messages” based on a recipient profile that is used to determine “where, when and how specific types of messages from specific messengers are delivered to the recipient”, with the defendants accused of infringement through the provision of their respective email marketing platforms.
Individual inventor Peter Henrik Pedersen has added a case against Verizon (Yahoo) (6:21-cv-01308) to the litigation campaign that he began with separate November 2021 suits against Alphabet (Google), Ziff Davis (f/k/a J2 Global), Mailgun Technologies, and Microsoft in the Western District of Texas. Little has happened in the prior cases as yet, beyond extending deadlines to respond to the complaints. In this latest complaint, Pedersen targets certain email filtering features within the AOL and Yahoo Mail webmail platforms.
Peter Henrik Pedersen has kicked off a litigation campaign over a single patent on which he is the sole named inventor. The patent generally concerns managing “electronic messages” based on a recipient profile that is used to determine “where, when and how specific types of messages from specific messengers are delivered to the recipient”. Pedersen has filed four cases, one against each of Alphabet (Google) (6:21-cv-01152) and Microsoft (6:21-cv-01154), over their webmail products, as well as against J2 Global (6:21-cv-01155) and Mailgun Technologies (6:21-cv-01153), over their mass marketing email products.