Dell, Office Depot sued over alleged patent infringement
Via The Inquirer.
THE INTERNET MEDIA Corporation is suing Dell, Office Depot, JC Penney, Williams-Sonoma and J. Crew Group over an alleged breach of patent.
Internet Media said it is the owner of US patent 6,049,835.
This describes a system for providing easy access to the World Wide Web using a published list of pre-selected Internet locations together with unique multidigit jump codes.
According to the plaintiff, each of the defendants provides catalogues and print adverts some or all of which include a code, which when entered into a box on a particular page, allows users to quickly access desired URLs.