Turn of Sterling Computers to Patent Litigation No Fluke

May 25, 2024

Sterling Computers Corporation has followed up an April 2024 case against Microsoft with a pair of suits in May, one against Meta Platforms (1:24-cv-00551) and the other against X (f/k/a Twitter) (1:24-cv-00552), both also filed in the Western District of Texas and both over a single patent generally related to determining a “relevance score” for electronic content sent to a user. The defendants are accused of infringement through the use of content recommendation and ranking systems on the Facebook and X social media platforms, respectively.

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