Eclipse IP Sues Kellwood Company
- September 7, 2012
Eclipse IP [NPE] filed suit against Kellwood Company over five patents related to computer-based notification systems. The complaint is not yet available. Eclipse IP has filed 11 prior suits since May 2011 against Aldo, America Honda Motor Company, Brickhouse Electronics, Cydea, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Footlocker.com, Hautelook, JP Boden USA, MeetMoi, Nespresso USA, Provide Commerce, Steve Madden, and Zulily, and was subject to one action for declaratory judgment brought by UPS in January 2011. The patents asserted in previous cases by Eclipse IP have been related to computer-based notification systems, and were assigned by the inventor, Scott A. Hortstemeyer, to Martin Kelly Jones of ArrivalStar [NPE] before being assigned to Eclipse IP. Scott A. Horstemeyer is reportedly a partner/attorney at the IP law firm, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley LLP. 9/5, Central District of California, assigned to Magistrate Judge John E. McDermott, 2:2012cv07572.