Another Slingshot Campaign, This One Involving IV Divestitures, Looks Likely
- September 27, 2019
Category: Patent Market, Patent Watch
The USPTO recently made public a transaction between Intellectual Ventures LLC and Slingshot Technologies LLC, an entity with ties to the similarly named NPE Slingshot Printing LLC, which has an ongoing campaign asserting former Lexmark International patents (and which this past week filed its fourth suit against HP). While Slingshot Technologies has not filed any litigation as of the publication date of this report, the recent recording of its acquisition from IV—which comprised assignments in late 2018 and early 2019, involving over 20 US assets of disparate origins—suggests that the launch of its inaugural campaign may be imminent.
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