NPE Files Seven Lawsuits Against E-Retailers over Search Results
- May 4, 2012
Execware [NPE] filed seven separate suits against CVS, Dillard’s, Hyatt, PetSmart, Sears, Williams-Sonoma, and Overstock.com alleging that the defendants websites and product listings infringe a patent related to sorting and returning search results. Execware has previously filed patent infringement claims against Amazon, Costco, eBay, Home Depot, Staples, Target, Travelocity, and Wal-Mart among others. Execware has filed thirteen suits since September 2011. Robert Listou is the named inventor on the patent-in-suit and the founder of Execware. 5/2, District of Delaware, 1:2012cv00562; 1:2012cv00556; 1:2012cv00557; 1:2012cv00558; 1:2012cv00559; 1:2012cv00560; 1:2012cv00561.