Number of Defendants in Cedar Lane’s First Litigation Campaign Nears 100

March 11, 2021

Cedar Lane Technologies Inc. has expanded its first litigation campaign that it launched in May 2019 with March suits against Anker (Fantasia Trading) (6:21-cv-00195), AT&T (6:21-cv-00251), Best Western (6:21-cv-00247), Booking Holdings (6:21-cv-00221), Choice Hotels (6:21-cv-00246), Costco (6:21-cv-00232), Drury Hotels (6:21-cv-00235), Expedia (6:21-cv-00245), Extended Stay (6:21-cv-00236), Hilton (6:21-cv-00237), Hyatt (6:21-cv-00248), Jinjiang (Radisson Hospitality) (6:21-cv-00250), Marriott (6:21-cv-00234), NVIDIA (6:21-cv-00252), and Travelzoo (6:21-cv-00233) in the Western District of Texas; Airbnb (Hotel Tonight) (1:21-cv-00338) and Leviton Manufacturing (1:21-cv-00363) in the District of Delaware; and Azpen Innovation (2:21-cv-00078) in the Eastern District of Texas. The plaintiff asserts six patents in overlapping sets, one of which is new to litigation; the defendants are targeted over the provision of a wide variety of products and services, including e-commerce websites, mobile apps, security cameras, tablets, and more. Over 95 defendants have now been sued in this campaign, while the number of asserted patents (each received either directly or indirectly from Intellectual Ventures LLC (IV)) has hit 40.

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