Internet Media Interactive Sues The New York Times
- November 13, 2012
Internet Media Interactive filed suit against The New York Times Company alleging that the defendant’s website infringes a patent related to a system for accessing pre-selected addresses or URLs on the Internet. Internet Media Interactive has filed four prior suits since September 2012 against E.W. Scripps Company, Journal Register Company, Philadelphia Media Network, and Times Publishing Company. Eric Gagnon is the named inventor on the patent-in-suit, which he assigned to Internet Media Corporation in February 1999. Internet Media Corporation transferred the patent to Internet Media Interactive in September 2012. Internet Media Corporation had asserted the same patent in three separate suits between August 2005 and August 2010 against A.H. Belo, the Chicago Tribune, Dell, Hearst Newspapers, JC Penny, J. Crew, McClatchy, Office Depot, and Williams-Sonoma. 11/8, District of Delaware, no judge yet assigned, 1:2012cv01408.