Cronos Technologies Sues Camping World and Carter’s
- September 6, 2012
Cronos Technologies [NPE] filed two separate suits against Camping World and Carter’s, alleging that the defendants’ websites infringe a patent related to a remote ordering system. Cronos has filed seven prior suits since April 2012 against Fossil, General Nutrition Centers, J. Crew, Nutrisystem, Tempur-Pedic, Toys“R”US, and Vitamin Shoppe. RPX reviewed the patent-in-suit on the open market twice, once in October 2009 (UBS) and again in November 2010 (UBS 2). The patent-in-suit was issued to Highpoint Systems in September 1997, which later sold the patent to UBS AG in January 2006. UBS AG assigned it to Cronos in September 2011. 8/30, Western District of Kentucky, Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell, 1:2012cv00147, Northern District of Georgia, Judge Thomas W. Thrash Jr., 1:2012cv03027.