IP Edge Launches Mobile Messaging Campaign over Former Mantis Patent

April 1, 2021

Texas monetization firm IP Edge LLC has apparently acquired at least one patent from Mantis Messaging, Inc., as an IP Edge-associated plaintiff, Ramrod Licensing LLC, has filed an Eastern District of Texas complaint accusing AT&T (2:21-cv-00117) of infringing the asset through the provision of its MMS messaging service. The patent-in-suit generally relates to “transmitting video messages to a mobile phone” through MMS; it was not among those that Mantis subsidiary Mantis Communications, LLC asserted in a short-lived campaign that met its demise in a Federal Circuit affirmance of a district court invalidation of an entire family of patents under Alice.

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