A Pair of NPEs Launches Separate Litigation over Former Comtech Patents

September 16, 2022

Currently available USPTO assignment records contain two 2022 divestments from a subsidiary of Comtech Telecommunications, one to Artax LLC, executed in April; and the other to ALD Social LLC, in late July. Both of those recipients have now turned plaintiff, Artax suing TomTom (4:22-cv-00737) in the Eastern District of Texas over the provision of various navigation products, including the TomTom Go Navigation app and TomTom Routing API; and ALD Social hitting Alert Media (6:22-cv-00959), Alphabet (Google) (6:22-cv-00972), Apple (6:22-cv-00969), AT&T (6:22-cv-00970), Deutsche Telekom (T-Mobile) (6:22-cv-00973), and Verkada (6:22-cv-00975) in the Western District of Texas over the provision of their respective emergency communication solutions.

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