Macrosolve Campaign Continues
- March 4, 2013
MacroSolve filed ten separate suits against Costco, Fandango, Gamestop, Gilt Groupe, Kohl’s, Kroger, Nordstrom, Pandora, RueLaLa, and Staples, alleging that the defendants’ mobile applications infringe a patent (7,822,816) related to remote collection of survey or questionnaire form data. The complaints allege that the defendants and their customers jointly infringe the patent-in-suit. MacroSolve has filed more than 50 suits since March 2011 against over 75 defendants including American Express, AOL, AT&T, Bed Bath & Beyond, CitiGroup, CVS, Dell, Facebook, Groupon, Home Depot, Newegg, Priceline, Salesforce, Travelocity, Walmart, and Yelp. The patent-in-suit was issued to MacroSolve by inventor David Payne in August 2003. 2/25, Eastern District of Texas, 6:13cv00198, 6:13cv00199, 6:13cv00200, 6:13cv00201, 6:13cv00202, 6:13cv00203; 2/26, Eastern District of Texas, 6:13cv00204, 6:13cv00205, 6:13cv00206, 6:13cv00207.