APTA v Arrivalstar: Public Transit
In June 2013, PUBPAT filed suit on behalf of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) in federal court seeking to halt frivolous patent infringement claims against public transit systems throughout the country by two foreign companies, Arrivalstar S.A., located in Luxembourg, and its affiliate, Melvino Technologies Limited, an offshore firm in British Virgin Islands, that claim to have patents on arrival and status messaging systems for the transportation industry.
- August 21, 2013: "Patent troll backs down, agrees to stop suing public transit agencies" ~ ArsTechnica
- August 21, 2013: PUBPAT CLIENT APTA ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH ARRIVALSTAR: Frivolous Patent Infringement Claims Against APTA Members Will Stop
- June 25, 2013: Public Transportation Industry Sues to Halt Frivolous Patent Claims