Eclipse IP Sues ECCO USA
- October 24, 2012
Eclipse IP filed suit against ECCO USA, alleging that ECCO USA’s electronic ordering systems infringe five patents related to computer-based notification systems. Eclipse IP has filed over 15 prior suits since May 2011 against 1st in Video-Music World, Aldo, America Honda Motor Company, Brickhouse Electronics, Cydea, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Footlocker.com, Hautelook, JP Boden USA, Kellwood Company, MeetMoi, Nespresso USA, Nissan, Provide Commerce, Steve Madden, and Zulily.Eclipse IP was subject to one action for declaratory judgment brought by UPS in January 2011. The patents-in-suit were assigned by the inventor, Scott A. Hortstemeyer, to Martin Kelly Jones of ArrivalStar before being assigned to Eclipse IP. Scott A. Horstemeyer is reportedly a partner/attorney at the IP law firm, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley LLP. 10/23, Northern District of West Virginia, assigned to Senior Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr., 5:2012cv00160.