DataTern Sues Nine More Business Software Providers

  • November 17, 2011

DataTern [NPE] filed nine separate suits against Airlines Reporting, Archibus, Harris Corporation, Inquira, Lancet Software Development, Magic Software Enterprises, SalesFocus Solutions, Sirsidyix, and Carl Warren, alleging that defendants’ cloud-based retail and asset management software solutions infringe a patent related to data mapping.  DataTern has filed 11 prior suits since April 2008 against over 60 defendants including HP, Oracle, Sharp, and Sun. DataTern was subject to two actions for declaratory judgment filed by Microsoft and SAP, and Red Hat reportedly settled with DataTern for $4.2 million in 2008.  The patent-in-suit was assigned to DataTern by Firestar Software in 2007 and each of claims was reconfirmed during reexamination in 2009.  11/15, District of Massachusetts, 1:2011cv12022; 1:2011cv12023; 1:2011cv12024; 1:2011cv12025; 1:2011cv12026; 1:2011cv12027; 1:2011cv12028; 1:2011cv12029; 1:2011cv12030.


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