NPE Sues Brother International and Lexmark
- September 21, 2011
Norman IP Holdings [NPE] filed suit against Brother International and Lexmark over three patents related to laser printers. Norman IP filed one prior suit in 2011 against eight defendants including Canon, Kodak, and Lenovo. Norman IP was also subject to two actions for declaratory judgment from Kyocera and Sierra Wireless in 2010. The patents-in-suit were assigned to Norman IP by Saxon Innovations in 2010, and Saxon previously asserted the patents against HTC, LG, Nokia, Palm, RIM, Samsung, and Sharp. 9/15, Eastern District of Texas, 6:2011cv00495.