Inventor-Controlled Plaintiff Opens Up Electronic Ticketing Campaign with Apparent Third-Party Funding

April 30, 2021

Last week saw Global eTicket Exchange Ltd. (GEE)—a Delaware entity founded by three inventors in 1999—file its first patent suit to date (6:21-cv-00399), accusing Live Nation Entertainment subsidiaries Live Nation and Ticketmaster of infringing two patents generally related to a system for “selling and exchanging electronic tickets for entertainment events”. USPTO records indicate that GEE is backed by a litigation funder behind multiple other active patent plaintiffs.

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