Patent troll sues hotels and cafes offering WiFi to customers

According to, a patent troll is now suing hotel and cafe chains that are offering Wi-Fi to customers: “Delaware company Innovatio IP Ventures, LLC is scaling up its patent litigation assault against businesses that offer wireless Internet to customers, filing six infringement lawsuits this month against individual branches of some of the country’s largest hotel chains. It’s a new tack for the company, which began filing patent claims in March against coffee shops and restaurant chains, including Caribou Coffee, Cosí and Panera Bread Co., and department stores.”

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