Category Archives: Patent

Kiosk Patent RTC Litigation

Kiosk Patent  “449” & RTC The information here is regarding legal actions related to patent “449” for equipping a kiosk with WiFi basically. Actions began in July of 2014 and still in progress. A total of 14 actions. Update: 3/12/2015 For reference as of today here are the closed cases: Catalina, Zivelo, Phoenix, Flex, StoreKraft, Slabb & Digiboo.… Read More »

Patent Watch – Using a Mobile Phone to Read Codes – Kiosk Scanner

Kiosk Scanner & Mobile Phones Reading Codes Be glad you are not one of the 67 companies being litigated against for violation of this patent.  The patent number is US 8,424,752 B2 and the list of defendants is impressive. https://www.google.com/patents/US8424752 Patent Abstract A method comprising: capturing a digital image using a digital image capturing device that is part of a… Read More »

Verizon and Kiosk Patents

Interesting article on Verizon from IP Watchdog as Verizon joins their list “Companies We Watch”.  Verizon has been very active in the patent and self-service area.  Their patent for tele-diagnosis and analysis of dermatological skin conditions is fascinating one for me. Excerpts from IP Watchdog Verizon’s inaugural appearance in the Companies We Follow series revealed plenty of patent… Read More »

Legal Patent News – RTC files civil action against Kiosk Information Systems “449”

RTC suit against KIOSK Information Systems is filed August 29th.  Also attached is proceedings of RTC against Zivelo. The patent in question is “the 449 patent”. RTC Industries, Inc. v. KIOSK Information Systems, Inc. Civil Action No. 1:14-cv-06683; no judge yet assigned. Filed on Aug. 29, 2014 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; Lawsuit Details… Read More »