Lawsuit Summary - Lodsys Group vs. General Motors


Plaintiff: Lodsys Group LLC

Defendant: General Motors, Inc.

Case Number: 2:13-cv-00060

Date Filed: January 29, 2013

Court: Texas Eastern District Court

Patent-in-Suit: US7222078 and US7620565
Patent Number

Current Assignee[1]

Issue Date

Expiration Date[2]

Title
US7222078
May 22, 2007
Aug 06, 2012
Methods and systems for gathering
information from units of a commodity across a network
US7620565

Nov 17, 2009

Aug 06, 2012

Customer-based product design module

Table information sourced from Maxval’s Assignment Database

The Parties:
Lodsys Group is a patent holding company located in Marshall, Texas. The company specializes in patents.

General Motors is an automobile company, which develops,manufactures and markets cars, trucks and parts worldwide. The company operates through four automotive segments: GM North America, GM Europe, GM International Operations and GM South America.

As in complaint:
Plaintiff alleges that defendant offers service including GM’s website www.buick.com, with live interactive chat and feedback soliciting feature, which infringes the methods claimed in the above patents. 

Other Cases Filed:
Lodsys Group has filed nearly 23 cases and some of their recently filed cases are listed below:
Defendant
Case Number
Date Filed
Status
Crocs
01/29/2013
Pending
Dr. Pepper Snapple Group
01/29/2013
Pending
Edmac Industries
01/29/2013
Pending
The Jones Group
01/29/2013
Pending
MakeMyTrip.com
12/04/2012
Pending
Burberry Limited
12/04/2012
Pending

Table information sourced from Maxval’s Litigation Database.
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[1] MaxVal offers Patent Assignment Alert service where subscribers receive email alerts when assignments relating to target applications, patents or entities of interest are recorded.

[2] Expected expiration date. Patent Term Estimator is a free web-based tool that automatically calculates patent terms and expiration dates for U.S. utility patents.

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