Intellectual Ventures is suing a group of companies for patent infringement. Companies being sued include Acer, Adata Technology, Asustek Computer, Best Buy, Dell, Elpida Memory, Hewlett Packard, Hynix Semiconductor, Kingston Technology, Logitech International, Pantech and Wal-Mart. According to TechCrunch, the patents deal with memory technology and methods.
Intellectual Ventues brought another patent suit against nine other companies last year. Intellectual Ventures is headed by Nathan Myhrvold, former CTO at Microsoft.