NPE Sues Three More Document Management Providers
- March 14, 2012
Lone Star Document Management (LSDM) [NPE] filed three separate suits against Business Intelligence Associates, Digital Reef, and Gallivan, Gallivan, & O’Melia, alleging that the defendants’ online document management and eDiscovery services infringe a patent related to reviewing documents electronically in non-native formats. The patent-in-suit originated with Netformation and was assigned to LSDM by Ipex in September 2010. Ipex filed suit against Adobe and five others in August 2008 before assigning the patent to LSDM in September 2010. LSDM has filed four more suits since March 2011. 3/13, Eastern District of Texas, 6:2012cv00137; 6:2012cv00138; 6:2012cv00139.