SAP Files for DJ against NPE
- October 17, 2011
SAP filed an action for declaratory judgment against Purple Leaf [NPE]. Complaint currently unavailable. Purple Leaf has filed four suits since May 2011 against defendants including American Express, CitiGroup, eBay, Fiserv, Google, JP Morgan Chase, PayPal, PNC Bank, and SAP over a patent related to online payments and receipts for electronic transactions. Purple Leaf appears controlled by the inventor of the patent-in-suit, Rani K. Yadav-Ranjan, who assigned the patent to Purple Leaf in April 2010, six months after its issuance. 9/16, Northern District of California, 3:2011cv04601.