IPVal’s eHierarchy Targets BlackBerry’s Passport

  • March 25, 2017
  • E-Commerce and Software, Mobile Communications and Devices, New Patent Litigation

eHierarchy LLC, an NPE affiliated with patent monetization firm IP Valuation Partners LLC (IPVal), has filed a second case in its campaign asserting patents from a data access and display family that issued to their sole named inventor. The new case accuses BlackBerry (2:17-cv-00225) of infringing two such patents (7,840,6198,280,932) through the manufacture and sale of its Passport smartphone. The complaint focuses on the accused product’s nested menu system.

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