In separate complaints, Catch Curve claims MyVFM.com and Popesco ITC Specialists offer fax-to-email service that violates a Catch Curve patent, in Tyler, Texas, Federal Court.
Jones Day, the law firm, claims BlockShopper.com violates trademark by using the Jones Day mark on its real estate Web site, and linking to the Jones Day Web site to solicit advertising, in Chicago Federal Court.
Boston Scientific and Endovascular Technologies claim Medtronic makes heart stents that violate patents, in Tyler, Texas, Federal Court. Boston Scientific sued Medtronic in a similar claim in San Francisco Federal Court.
Big J&J International Corp. claims Novelty Distributors violated its patent on a piezoelectric lighter, in Los Angeles Federal Court. (A piezoelectric lighter lights up upon being squeezed.)