An inside look at Qcue's patent battle

The founder and CEO of ticket pricing company Qcue shares his experience of recent patent lawsuit battle

Not too long ago, Qcue Inc. introduced a brand new product to the live entertainment industry: dynamic pricing.  Now, sports teams and concert venues all over the world use Qcue's innovative software to set the right price at the right time – providing the highest value for fans.

But, in March 2012 the company was sued for IP infringement by a competitor. They filed two continuations with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on a patent designed for online music sales, claimed it was “important to pricing in the sports, entertainment, and hospitality industries.” Then, just six weeks later, they filed a lawsuit against the company once again.

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Amanda Ciccatelli

Amanda G. Ciccatelli is a Contributing Writer for InsideCounsel, where she covers the patent litigation space. Amanda earned a B.A. in Communications and Journalism from...

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