Apple, Google, HP and Many Others Sued for Patent Infringement Over Spam Detector Software

Submitted by patentadmin on Wed, 07/21/2010 - 10:27

July 21, 2010 - InNova Patent Licensing, a patent holding company and the owner of U.S. Patent No. 6,018,761, hit a bevy of big-name companies with a patent infringement lawsuit.

InNova alleges that major companies Apple, Google, Bank of America, IBM, HP, Yahoo!, RIM and more infringe its patent on a system to differentiate between legitimate email and spam email messages.

The suit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in Marshall, Texas.