Plaintiff Cites Filings from Just-Ended Mirror Worlds Campaign in New Facebook Suit

  • March 11, 2022
  • Category: New Patent Litigation
    Market Sector: E-Commerce and Software

In a new Western District of Texas complaint, Virtual Creative Artists, LLC (VCA) has accused Meta Platforms (f/k/a Facebook) (6:22-cv-00265) of infringing, through the provision of, two members of a six-patent family generally related, per the plaintiff, to “creating and distributing media content”. The plaintiff cites liberally from materials submitted in connection with litigation brought by Mirror Worlds Technologies, LLC (a subsidiary of publicly traded Network-1 Technologies, Inc.) against Facebook, including diagrams purportedly submitted and statements allegedly made by an expert that Facebook hired in that case. Just last week, the campaign of Mirror Worlds ended, when Southern District of New York Judge John G. Koeltl granted Facebook summary judgment of noninfringement.

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