Plaintiff Connected to Private Equity Firm Hits YouTube over Video “Cards”

February 25, 2020

Multipop LLC (f/k/a The Shadow Gang, LLC) has filed its first lawsuit, accusing Google (YouTube) (6:20-cv-00147) of infringing a single patent generally related to displaying content on top of a video according to a designated time and duration. The plaintiff has targeted YouTube’s support for overlaying “cards” on videos and displaying end screens for videos. State records suggest that a private equity investment firm stands behind Multipop and its new litigation.

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