NPE Sues Pier 1 Imports
- March 20, 2012
Landmark Technology [NPE] filed suit against Pier 1 Imports, alleging that Pier 1’s website and electronic data interchange system infringe three patents related to exchanging electronic business data with trading partners for ordering and receiving goods. Landmark has filed over a dozen prior suits since September 2008 against over 50 defendants. According to the complaint, Landmark is the exclusive licensee of the patents-in-suit, two of which received reexamination certificates confirming the validity of all claims and allowing 22 additional claims. 3/19, Eastern District of Texas, 6:2012cv00159.