TQP Files Nine More Suits
- April 8, 2012
TQP Development [NPE] filed nine separate suits against Big Fish Games, Earthlink, FreshDirect, Google, Indeed, Kemma Technology, Linkedin, Monster, and Salesforce, alleging that the defendants’ websites infringe a patent related to encrypted data transmission. TQP, founded by Erich Spangenberg, has filed 13 previous suits under its current name between 2008-2011. Since the start of 2012, TQP has filed more than 30 suits against individual defendants. 4/5, Eastern District of Texas, no judge yet assigned, 2:2012cv00186; 2:2012cv00187; 2:2012cv00188; 2:2012cv00189; 2:2012cv00190; 2:2012cv00191; 2:2012cv00192; 2:2012cv00193; 2:2012cv00194.