IP Edge Targets Personalized Playlists in Various Music Streaming Services

July 30, 2020

Raindrops Licensing LLC, an apparent IP Edge LLC plaintiff, has initiated its first litigation campaign, suing Deezer (1:20-cv-01024), iHeart Media (1:20-cv-01025), Liberty Media (Pandora Media) (1:20-cv-01027), LiveXLive (1:20-cv-01026), and SoundCloud (1:20-cv-01028) over the provision of their music streaming platforms. The NPE’s infringement allegations focus on features for delivering personalized playlists incorporating targeted advertisements to users, with a single patent—generally related to providing customized radio broadcasts with “overlapping audio elements”—asserted in the new District of Delaware complaints.

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