NPE Sues E-Commerce Companies over Supply Chain Patents
- August 2, 2011
SFA Systems [NPE] filed three separate suits against Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, BigMachines, Buy.com, CareStream, Dollar Tree, DSW, Enterasys Networks, Gander Mountain, Meijer, Newegg, New York & Co., OverTon’s, Ricoh, Rite Aid, Symantec, Target, Tiger Direct, and Zappos over a patent related to automated methods for online sales, marketing, and supply chain management. SFA Systems has filed five prior suits since July 2009 against more than 50 defendants. 8/1, Eastern District of Texas, 6:2011cv00400; 6:2011cv00399; 6:2011cv00398.