Wolf Run Hollow Sues State Street Bank & Trust Co.
Wolf Run Hollow filed suit against State Street Bank & Trust Co., alleging that State Street Bank & Trust Co.’s interactions with its customers and website users through its online portal infringes a patent related to secure message delivery. Wolf Run Hollow has filed over 15 prior suits against over 80 financial institutions, and has been subject to three actions for declaratory judgment since October 2009. According to the complaint, Wolf Run Hollow is the exclusive licensee on the patent-in-suit, which was assigned to Rapa Nui Marble in August 2009 by inventor David Whitmire. RPX reviewed the patent-in-suit as part of an open market opportunity (Whitmire) in October 2008. 11/20, District of Massachusetts, assigned to Judge George A. OToole Jr., 1:2012cv12162.