TOP NEWS Sues Plaxo

Los Angeles-based has filed a lawsuit against online contact management firm Plaxo. said today that it is seeking damages and an injunction against Plaxo for patent infringement. In a lawsuit filed in the US District Court, Central District of California, said that Plaxo is infringing on its U.S. Patent No. 6,701,348, entitled "Method And System For Automatically Updating Information Within A Contact Database" acquired the patent when it acquired GoodContacts Research Ltd. in 2004. provides a web site that connects old friends, classmates, and others. Plaxo provides a web contact management service that keeps contact information up to date.