New NPE Targets RFID Use
- July 16, 2012
Mobile Logistics [NPE] filed 11 separate suits against Americold Logistics, Cost Plus, Dimension Trucking Services, FedEx, Kraft Foods Global, Kimberly-Clark, Marten Transport, Nestle USA, Shaw Industries, SuperValu, and Transfreight, alleging that the defendants’ use of RFID tag units for locating a trailer infringe a patent related to a trailer communication system. These are the first patent infringement suits initiated by Mobile Logistics. The patent-in-suit originated with Highwaymaster Communications and was assigned to Mobile Logistics by Apache Innovations in May 2012. 7/12, District of Delaware, no judge yet assigned, 1:2012cv00882; 1:2012cv00883; 1:2012cv00884; 1:2012cv00885; 1:2012cv00886; 1:2012cv00887; 1:2012cv00888; 1:2012cv00889; 1:2012cv00890; 1:2012cv00891; 1:2012cv00892.