NPE Sues Overstock.com
- March 2, 2012
H-W Technology [NPE] filed suit against Overstock.com, alleging that Overstock.com’s mobile applications infringe a patent related to using smartphones to allow users to complete transactions and receive offers from merchants. H-W filed one prior suit in March 2011 against over 20 defendants including Amazon, Apple, eBay, Expedia, Google, HTC, LG, Microsoft, Motorola Mobility, Nokia, RIM, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, and Verizon. The patent-in-suit originated with Commoca and was assigned to H-W in August 2010. 3/1, Northern District of Texas, 3:2012cv00636.