NPE Sues 20 Automobile Manufactures with GPS Patents

  • October 17, 2011

Beacon Navigation [NPE] filed 38 separate suits against Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar, Kia, Land Rover, Mazda, Mercedes, Nissan, Porsche, Saab, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo and related entities over eight patents related to vehicle navigation systems.  This is the first time Beacon has filed suit.  The patents-in-suit originated with Rockwell International and Magellan before being assigned to Beacon in February 2011.  10/11, District of Delaware, 1:2011cv00921; 1:2011cv00922; 1:2011cv00923; 1:2011cv00924; 1:2011cv00925; 1:2011cv00927; 1:2011cv00928; 1:2011cv00929; 1:2011cv00930; 1:2011cv00931; 1:2011cv00932; 1:2011cv00933; 1:2011cv00934; 1:2011cv00935; 1:2011cv00936; 1:2011cv00937; 1:2011cv00939; 1:2011cv00940; 1:2011cv00941; 1:2011cv00942; 1:2011cv00943; 1:2011cv00944; 1:2011cv00945; 1:2011cv00946; 1:2011cv00947; 1:2011cv00948; 1:2011cv00949; 1:2011cv00950; 1:2011cv00951; 1:2011cv00952; 1:2011cv00953; 1:2011cv00954; 1:2011cv00955; 1:2011cv00956; 1:2011cv00957; 1:2011cv00958; 1:2011cv00959; 1:2011cv00960.


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