eTAGZ Sues Three More Companies with Digital Advertising-based Patents
- February 4, 2013
eTAGZ filed three separate suits against Ermico Enterprises, Illusion Systems, and Magnus alleging that defendants’ retail products, including skateboards, game calling systems, and bullheads, infringe four or five of eTAGZ’s patents related to attaching advertising or digital media to merchandise (6,298,332; 7,503,502; 7,703,686; 8,050,964; and 8,249,919). Two weeks ago, eTAGZ asserted the same patents against Indian Industries and Magnesium Media and has consistently filed suits every month since September 2012. In total, eTAGZ has filed over 30 suits since November 2009 against various defendants who have attached digital advertising material to their merchandise, including Marvel Entertainment, Proctor & Gamble, Quicksilver, Tumi, and multiple publishing companies. The patents-in-suit were invented by David R. Montague, the founder and CEO of eTAGZ. 2/1, District of Utah, 2:13cv00085; 2:13cv00088; 2:13cv00090.