Ridesharing Services at Issue in Recent IP Edge Campaign
- September 1, 2020
Category: New Patent LitigationMarket Sector: E-Commerce and Software
Mellaconic IP LLC, an IP Edge LLC plaintiff, has initiated another campaign over a patent picked up from Empire Technology Development LLC. The patent generally relates to communicating requests between separate devices based on the devices’ geographic location. The NPE plaintiff accuses five defendants—GT GetTaxi (d/b/a Gett) (1:20-cv-07091), Lyft (6:20-cv-00786), Uber (6:20-cv-00785), VeriFone (Curb Mobility) (1:20-cv-07089), and Via Transportation (3:20-cv-02543)—of infringement through matching drivers to clients in their respective ridesharing services.