DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- ArrivalStar, Inc., a pioneering developer of advance notification systems for communicating vehicle status, location, and arrival information, and assignee on 22 issued and pending patents in the field, announced today that it has filed suit against 14 companies for patent infringement. The action was filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division, by attorneys from the firm of Hill, Kertscher & Pixley LLP. Named in the complaint were Delta Airlines Inc. (NYSE: DAL), Sabre Inc. (NYSE: TSG), American Express Company (NYSE: AXP), American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR), Travelocity.com, L.P., the City of Atlanta, Worldspan, L.P., FlyteComm Corporation, Centerpost Corporation, Continental Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: CAL), Japan Airlines Company, LTD (Nasdaq: JAPNY), Roadway Express, Inc.(Nasdaq: ROAD), Electronics for Imaging, Inc., and SITA Information Networking Computing USA, Inc. ArrivalStar is seeking to enforce its patents, which cover, among other things, specific aspects of vehicle status and proximity reporting, as well as the advance notification of vehicle arrival at particular locations. "Naturally, we prefer to avoid litigation," stated ArrivalStar CEO Martin Kelly Jones, "but many defendants were unresponsive to overtures to discuss either the relevance of the patents for their businesses or our offer of a license on reasonable terms." ArrivalStar inventions enable integrated impending arrival communication services for numerous applications. Among these are school bus, emergency vehicle, and flight arrival notification, as well as alert services for package delivery, courier, and repair calls. Simultaneously, ArrivalStar announced that it had retained the firm of Karrenbrock & Meuse, LLC as exclusive agent for the licensing of its intellectual property. ArrivalStar, Inc. is a technology company offering arrival notification services to business and consumers. ArrivalStar also licenses its intellectual property to selected industries. Its offices are located in Delray Beach, Florida. Hill, Kertscher & Pixley, LLP is a law firm that represents clients in contested matters in federal and state courts throughout the United States. The firm has participated in litigating and licensing patents in a wide variety of fields, including electronics, software, telecommunications, health care, structural engineering and biochemistry. Karrenbrock & Meuse, LLC is an intellectual asset business development consulting firm with offices in Los Angeles and Boston. The company specializes in creating and managing initiatives aimed at monetizing the intellectual assets of its clients. For further information on the ArrivalStar licensing program contact: Stephen Meuse Karrenbrock & Meuse, LLC (617) 923-6393 tel (617) 923-0105 fax www.kbrock-meuse.com MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT - Click Here http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X57882966
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