Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Friday March 04, 2016

IBM Sues Groupon Over Business Model

The oddball lawsuit of the day is brought to you by IBM and Groupon. A Groupon deal on Lawyers would be good right about now. wink

Just as Groupon was starting to win back investors, it’s facing another potential crisis. IBM is suing the daily deals website, alleging it infringed on IBM patents. In a complaint filed at the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, IBM says it warned Groupon officials that the company’s business model was being built on patented technology, but those warnings went unheeded.