• Hailo files patent-infringement suit against Uber

    7 days ago - By Venture Beat

    App-enabled cab company Hailo today filed a lawsuit against larger competitor Uber alleging that Uber infringed on its 1999 patent of an “automated vehicle dispatch and payment honoring system.”
    Southern California law firm Cotman IP submitted the suit in U.S. District Court for California's Central District on behalf of Hailo, which left the American market in 2014 last year merged with Daimler's MyTaxi .
    The case concerns a patent filed more than a decade before Hailo was founded. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted the patent to Alexis Paredes of Orlando, Florida. The patent...
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