NPE Sues Epson
- December 14, 2011
Hunts Point Ventures [NPE] filed suit against Epson, alleging that Epson’s portable media players infringe a patent related to transferring data in portable audio devices. Hunts Point filed one prior suit in May 2011 against digEcor over the same patent. Mark Phillips and Eric Paul Gibbs are the named inventors on the patent-in-suit, which originated with Interactive Objects and was assigned to Hunts Point in January 2011. Phillips is a serial entrepreneur who founded A-Dot and MOD Systems, and has had some of his patents acquired by Case Logic. He remains affiliated with Hunts Point. 12/13, Western District of Wisconsin, 3:2011cv00828.