Portfolio Unsuccessfully Asserted Against Ford, Under New Ownership, Spawns More Litigation

  • October 30, 2020
  • Category: New NPE Litigation
    Market Sectors: Automotive, Media Content and Distribution, Mobile Communications and Devices

MicroPairing Technologies LLC has acquired a portfolio of patents previously asserted by Eagle Harbor Holdings, L.L.C. and MediusTech LLC against Ford. The new owner has charged GM (6:20-cv-01001) and Toyota (6:20-cv-01002) with infringement of identical sets of seven patents, each through the provision of infotainment systems in certain of their vehicles. The stated philosophy of the IP advisory firm of one of MicroPairing’s managing members—“give up being ‘nomadic’, and become ‘farmers’ and ‘ranchers’, raising our crops and cattle, like all advanced civilization”—suggests that additional assertion activity will sprout from this portfolio of assets.


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