New NPE Sues Marketing and PR Software Company
- May 3, 2012
Alcorn Communications [NPE] filed suit against Vocus, alleging that Vocus’ use of PRWeb’s news release service infringes two patents related to the structured generation and distribution of a news release. This is the first patent infringement suit initiated by Alcorn Communications. According to the complaint, Alcorn is the exclusive licensee of the patents-in-suit, which originated with NewsGems and were assigned to Kolomoki Mounds in June 2010. RPX reviewed the portfolio as an open market opportunity (NewsGems) in May 2009. 5/1, District of Delaware, no judge yet assigned, 1:2012cv00543.