AudioEye Sues AccessiBe for Patent Infringement

On September 4, 2020, AudioEye, Inc. sued accessiBe, Ltd for patent infringement. The lawsuit between these two very well-funded digital accessibility companies was filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas and reported in Justia Dockets and Filings.

The Complaint says that accessiBe has infringed three patents held by AudioEye. It describes the most recent patent as follows:

AudioEye is the owner by assignment of all right, title, and interest in and to U.S. Patent No. 10,762,280 entitled “Systems, Devices, and Methods for Facilitating Website Remediation and Promoting Assistive Technologies” (“the ’280 patent”), which the United States Patent and Trademark Office lawfully and duly issued on September 1, 2020.AudioEye v. accessiBe complaint, paragraph 15

Spending Accessibility Dollars

In 2018 AudioEye announced a 6.5 million dollar “growth equity financing. Two years earlier the company announced 1.5 million dollar “equity financing.” As for accessiBe, it announced it’s own 12 [...]

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