IP Edge Smart Home Campaign Spreads Among Different Districts

September 2, 2020

Karamelion LLC, an entity associated with IP Edge LLC, has sued Essence (2:20-cv-11824), Hunter Douglas (Hunter Douglas Window Fashions) (1:20-cv-02604), Lutron Electronics (1:20-cv-05044), Systech (3:20-cv-01692), and Verizon (2:20-cv-00279), each in a different district: the District of New Jersey, the District of Colorado, the Northern District of Illinois, the Southern District of California, and the Eastern District of Texas, respectively. The NPE accuses the defendants of infringing two patents, generally related to controlling a “distributed appliance system”, through the provision of smart home products and related networking devices that support the ZigBee and/or Z-Wave wireless protocol.

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