Cedar Lane Technologies Inc. has hit 2022 ground running with five new suits filed in its longest running litigation campaign. So far this month, the NPE has sued Excelitas Technologies (1:22-cv-00011), Illunis (1:22-cv-00012), MGM (1:22-cv-00014), and Novantas (1:22-cv-00016) in the District of Delaware and Generac (Ecobee) (6:22-cv-00018) in the Western District of Texas. The plaintiff asserts three patents in overlapping sets, with the defendants accused of infringement through the provision of a wide variety of products, including barcode scanners and cameras. Since launching this, its first litigation campaign, in May 2019, Cedar Lane has sued over 175 defendants and asserted a total of 50 patents (each received either directly or indirectly from Intellectual Ventures LLC (IV)).
Basler (2:21-cv-05160), Walmart (6:21-cv-01234), WideOpenWest (1:21-cv-03154), and Wyze Labs (1:21-cv-01704) are the latest defendants to be added to the first litigation campaign of Cedar Lane Technologies Inc., launched in May 2019 with a suit against Advert Tech. The plaintiff asserts six patents in overlapping sets, one of which is newly asserted in litigation, with the defendants accused of infringement through the provision of a wide variety of products, including cameras and streaming products. At issue are a variety of features, ranging from image processing to the support of the Google Assistant platform. Over 150 defendants have now been sued in this campaign, while the number of asserted patents (each received either directly or indirectly from Intellectual Ventures LLC (IV)) nears 50.