New NPE Sues Five Navigation Device Makers with Patents from Delphi
- August 31, 2011
Tramontane IP [NPE] filed suit against Garmin, Mio Technology, MiTAC Digital, Pioneer, and Tom Tom over two patents related to navigation systems with points of interest functions and traffic and weather content. This is the first suit filed by Tramontane IP. The patents-in-suit originated with Delphi Technologies before being assigned to Tramontane in July 2011. A total of 1o patents were assigned to Tramontane IP by Delphi. Delphi Technologies is a supplier to the automotive market. According to information provided on the Delphi Technologies, Inc. (DTI) web site, “DTI is dedicated to reviewing and prioritizing our more than 7,000 patents and making them available for licensing and venture creation.” 8/30, Eastern District of Virginia, 1:2011cv00918.