Inventor-Controlled NPE Jump-Starts Natural Language Processing Campaign with Nuance Suit

January 13, 2017

Word to Info, Inc. has added a suit against Nuance Communications (1:17-cv-10054) to its briefly dormant litigation campaign. The inventor-controlled NPE’s latest complaint accuses Nuance of infringing the same family of knowledge representation patents (5,715,468; 6,138,087; 6,609,091; 7,349,840; 7,873,509; 8,326,603; 8,688,436) asserted in the plaintiff’s two other cases against Facebook (3:15-cv-03485) and Google (3:15-cv-03486), which were dismissed in December and November of last year. At issue are Nuance products and services for the medical community that utilize the company’s LinKBase ontology platform, a technology that uses natural language processing to break down text with medical terminology into discrete concepts and data that computers can more easily process.

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