toggle

AAPL Stock: 122.37 ( -0.62 )

Subscribe to this page now.

Innovatio IP sues hotels, coffee shops offering Wi-Fi

10/04, 12:35pm

Innovatio IP wants settlements from franchises

Innovatio IP Ventures, a company that owns a portfolio of patents reportedly tied to Wi-Fi technology, has began suing coffee shops, grocery stores, restaurants and hotels for allegedly infringing upon those patents. According to PatentExaminer, the company's strategy is to prey on ill-prepared franchises rather than parent companies and offering them the option of settling for between $2,300 and $5,000. Innovatio is represented by Niro, Haller & Niro, the firm associated with patent trolls from the time the term was coined.

more

Advertisement

Connect with Us

FREE Apple, iPhone and Mac Newsletter

  • We will not share your email address with anyone.

    Follow us on Facebook

    toggle

    Most Popular

    Advertisement

    Recent Reviews

    HP 14-x030nr 14-inch Chromebook

    If you're like us, chances are you've come to realize that you need the ability to access the Internet on the go. Also, you've prob ...

    15-inch MacBook Pro with Force Touch

    Apple's 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro continues to be a popular notebook with professional users and prosumers looking for the ultimate ...

    Typo keyboard for iPad

    Following numerous legal shenanigans between Typo -- a company founded in part by Ryan Seacrest -- and the clear object of his physica ...

    toggle

    Most Commented