Longhorn HD’s Computer Hardware Campaign Hooks a Handful of New Defendants

  • April 5, 2021
  • Category: New Patent Litigation
    Market Sectors: Consumer Electronics and PCs, Mobile Communications and Devices

Longhorn HD LLC has sued Atos (2:21-cv-00115), Best Buy (2:21-cv-00122), Broadcom (LSI) (2:21-cv-00114), Microchip (2:21-cv-00112), and Oracle (2:21-cv-00116), all in the Eastern District of Texas. The NPE asserts in overlapping sets seven patents that it received from Intellectual Ventures LLC (IV) in a March 2018 assignment. The NPE’s infringement allegations target the provision of various computing devices (e.g., computers, laptops, sensors, servers, storage devices, etc.), including those that incorporate hard disk drives (HDDs) manufactured by Western Digital (and/or its subsidiary Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST)). At issue are features related to damage protection, hard drive monitoring, mechanical actuators, and server mounting hardware.

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