Sound View Follows Its February Case Against Facebook with a June Suit Against LinkedIn
- June 30, 2016
In February of this year, Sound View Innovations, LLC, run by longtime patent monetization professional Gerard A. deBlasi, filed an infringement case against Facebook, asserting seven patents from the hundreds that it received from Alcatel-Lucent in 2013 and 2014. Following a similar pattern, the NPE has now filed a second case, again asserting seven patents (5,806,062; 5,847,972; 5,918,009; 6,240,391; 6,408,296; 6,502,133; 7,894,859), never before litigated, this time against multiple features and functionalities used on LinkedIn’s networking platform (1:16-cv-00497).
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