Innovatio IP Sues Airline for In-Flight Wireless
- May 23, 2012
Innovatio IP Ventures [NPE] filed suit against AirTran Airways, alleging that the company’s in-flight wireless products infringe 18 patents related to wireless networks. Innovatio IP has filed over 10 prior suits since March 2011 (primarily targeting hotel chains and other downstream users of wireless networking equipment) and has been subject to four actions for declaratory judgment brought by networking providers Cisco, HP, Motorola Solutions, Netgear, and SonicWALL. The patents-in-suit were assigned to Innovatio IP by Broadcom in February 2011. 5/17, Northern District of Illinois, no judge yet assigned, 1:2012cv03844.