Internet Patents Files Two Suits
Internet Patents [NPE] filed two separate suits against Active Network, General Automobile Insurance Services, and Permanent General Assurance Corporation of Ohio, alleging that the defendants’ websites and online insurance quoting application technology infringe a patent related to a dynamic user interface for an online, virtual application. Internet Patents filed one prior suit in June 2012 against eBags and TellApart. The patent-in-suit originated with InsWeb Corporation, which changed its name to Internet Patents in December 2011. 9/27, Northern District of California, assigned to Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero, 3:2012cv05036; assigned to Magistrate Judge Donna M. Ryu, 4:2012cv05035.