Zillow Pays in CIVIX Lawsuit; Others Stay to Fight

Real estate information portal Zillow Inc. has paid $850,000 to release the company from any claims that it infringed on two patents held by CIVIX-DDI LLC, an Alexandria, Va.-based company that's sued more than a dozen operators of websites that offer location-based search capabilities to consumers.

Hotels.com got a summary judgement saying they didn't infringe; the Michigan Association of Realtors paid up. (APB coverage) The defendent in the latest CIVIX suit, LoopNet, is fighting on.

- Inman.com


Published Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Written by Adena Schutzberg