Marshall Feature seems to be enforcing US 6,886,750, including against Wendy's.
• Marshall Feature Recognition LLC v Valpak Direct Marketing Systems Inc. Case No. 2:14-cv-00253-JRG-RSP
Plaintiff Marshall Feature Recognition is a Texas limited liability company with a place of business in Marshall.
The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,886,750 issued May 3, 2005, for a Method and Apparatus for Accessing Electronic Data Via a Familiar Printed Medium.
MFR states it was assigned the ‘750 Patent by inventors Spencer Rathus, Lois Fichner-Rathus and Jeffrey Nevid
Defendant infringes the ‘750 patent by mobile smartphone devices using a barcode scanner application to communicate with a QR code featured within the defendant’s printed advertisements.
MFR is seeking injunctive relief, compensatory damages, interest, treble damages for willful infringement, attorneys’ fees, costs and other just and proper relief.
A jury trial is requested.
The plaintiff is represented by Austin Hansley of Dallas.
The above from the Southeast Texas Record.