Case 1:10-cv-00245-JJF Document 1 Filed 03/26/10
The company Smarter Agent filed a complaint against Zillow claiming that Zillow had committed patent infringement.
The lawsuit claims that these company was infringing on 3 of the patents they hold for mobile home search technology.
United States Patent Nos. 6,385,541 entitled “Global positioning-based
real estate database access device and method”
United States Patent No. 6,496,776 entitled “Positionbased
information access device and method”
United States Patent No. 7,072,665 entitled “Positionbased
information access device and method of searching”
It was an interesting point this is from Inman coverage 62 page document,
From what I can tell this is about the technology which uses a GPS to display listings that are around the user's exact location.