Nonend Adds 17 Companies to Its Streaming Media Campaign
Dutch NPE Nonend Inventions N.V. filed its second wave of suits in a month, this time hitting 17 electronics manufacturers and wireless carriers in a single day. Defendants include Acer, Amazon, BlackBerry, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, NEC, Panasonic, Sharp, Sony, and Toshiba. The complaints assert different combinations of a group of homegrown, streaming media patents (7,590,752, 7,779,138, 8,090,862, 8,099,513) and focus on devices with streaming capabilities, including smartphones and tablets. Wireless carriers that sell the accused products, including AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon, are also named as defendants.