IPVal Affiliate Kicks Off Another Litigation Campaign Involving Former IV Assets, This One over the Use of Online Forms

May 26, 2018

Flectere LLC, an affiliate of patent monetization firm IP Valuation Partners LLC (d/b/a IPVal), has kicked off a new campaign. Last week, the NPE sued retailers Academy (2:18-cv-00227), Office Depot (2:18-cv-00230), Sears (2:18-cv-00228), and Staples (2:18-cv-00229) over former Intellectual Ventures LLC (IV) patents, of disparate origins, that it has acquired from IQ Holdings, LLC, an affiliate of Atlanta-based monetization firm IP Investments Group LLC (d/b/a IPinvestments Group). The patents are generally related to the use of online forms to gather information, with the defendants accused of infringement through the operation of their ecommerce platforms.

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