Thursday, October 24, 2013

#1731: Marine Links MI-3 Innholders’ Management Patent to Marriott Wi-Fi, KPMG WTC Bombs and UN Hostage Plot

Plum City – (AbelDanger.net). United States Marine Field McConnell has linked patent-pool devices in the custody of the MI-3 Innholders and Management Consultants Livery Companies to Marriott Hotel Wi-Fi triggers, allegedly used by MI-3’s KPMG associates to ignite WTC Twin Towers incendiary bombs on 9/11.

McConnell notes that Sodexho Marriott Services with Serco has installed NTP clocks and MI-3 Wi-Fi patent-pool devices on DOD planes and thereby put Congressmen at risk of being taken hostage as they fly to a Florida funeral on UN Day, September 24th , (cf. Maurice Strong's Global Governance and Hostage Plot).

The 9/11 Hotel - Part 1 of 5

9/11 Resolution Trilogy Volume III: Pattern of the Times part 1 of 4

Disambiguation:

MI-3 = Livery Companies’ patent-pool supply-chain protection racket using Privy Purse Forfeiture Fund Marcy (Forfeiture Fund – KPMG Small Business Auction – Liquidation – Prisoner Medical Services – JABS)
+ Inkster (Queen’s Privy Purse – KPMG tax shelter – RCMP Wandering Persons Registry – Escrow fraud)
+ Interpol (Berlin 1942-1945 – Operation Paperclip into Foreign Fugitive File – William Higgitt - Entrust)
+ Intrepid (William Stephenson – GAPAN patent pool – MitM Pearl Harbor attack – Kanada Kommando)

MI-3 = Marine Interruption Intelligence and Investigation unit set up in 1987 to destroy above 

McConnell notes that in Book 12 at www.abeldanger.net, agents deployed by his Marine Interruption, Intelligence and Investigations (MI-3) group are mingling in various OODA modes with agents of the Marcy Inkster Interpol Intrepid (MI-3) Livery protection racket based at Skinners’ Hall, Dowgate Hill. 

Prequel 1:
#1729: Marine Links Sister’s Marriott-Carlyle Pedo-Files to MI-3 Janitors ACE, Twin Towers Black Cat Bombs

Rules on congressional military flights waived for Bill Young funeral
BY ED O'KEEFE
October 22 at 10:32 am 
Rep. C.W. Bill Young (R-Fla.). (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)

Lawmakers planning to attend the funeral of Rep. C. W. "Bill" Young (R-Fla.) will be able to fly to the Sunshine State aboard U.S. military aircraft -- an exception to an austerity-era rule restricting congressional use of government aircraft. The office of House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) is arranging for a flight Thursday from Andrews Air Force Base to Florida to attend Young's funeral, with the aircraft scheduled to return Thursday evening, according to House aides. The decision comes even though Boehner earlier this year put in place rules requiring House lawmakers to seek permission from Boehner to use military aircraft on overseas trips, including trips to visit U.S. military service members in Iraq and Afghanistan, because of automatic budget cuts, known as sequestration. 

In March Boehner required the House delegation attending the installation mass for Pope Francis to fly on a commercial aircraft to Rome.

So why the exception for Young? Boehner spokesman Michael Steel said in an e-mail that "Given Rep. Young's long and distinguished service to his Congressional district, and especially to the men and women of our Armed Forces, the rule against military aircraft is waived for his funeral." 

Young was a longtime member of the House Appropriations Committee especially concerned with military spending.

No word yet from Boehner's office on how many lawmakers plan to attend -- but House GOP leaders cancelled plans to hold votes Thursday in order to permit lawmakers to attend the Young funeral. 

Military aircraft was also used in recent months to transport lawmakers to the funerals of Sens. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) and Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii).

Cost estimates for congressional military flights vary -- the Pentagon doesn't provide hard numbers -- with some academics estimating that the flights cost roughly $10,000 per hour. An investigation by a Florida newspaper this year found that at least 172 House lawmakers spent more than $1.5 million in 2012 visiting more than 90 countries on private commercial aircraft.

“Special offers/discounts Who doesn't enjoy a great bargain? Thanks to special agreements KPMG has made with a number of companies and organizations, employees may take advantage of terrific buys and great values on a wide range of products and services. Child Care Center Discounts [cf. Kristine Marcy’s Pedophile Fugitive Files]

KPMG has contracted with certain national child care providers to offer a 10 percent tuition discount for children, depending on the child's age.

Marriott International

Marriott BreakAway program allows KPMG employees to get exclusive discounts at many Marriott family hotels and resorts for personal travel. This discount is valid for Thursday through Sunday night stays at over 2,000 participating locations worldwide [Did 9/11 Wi-Fi hit team check in to Marriott World Trade Center Hotel?]. Friday or Saturday night stay is required.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts [Serco patent-pool Skynet Surveillance]

KPMG's partners and employees are eligible to receive discounted hotel stays at Starwood Hotels & Resorts for personal use. This program makes it possible for you to get exclusive discounts at many Starwood properties worldwide while traveling for leisure.” 

http://essentialpatentblog.com/2013/04/innovative-wireless-solutions-llc-accuses-hotels-of-infringing-wifiethernet-patents-formerly-owned-by-nortel/ 

Innovative Wireless Solutions LLC accuses hotels (and others) of infringing WiFi/Ethernet patents formerly owned by Nortel
Posted on April 24, 2013

Two weeks ago we noted a slew of infringement lawsuits brought by Wyncomm LLC, a non-practicing entity, against dozens of companies over a WiFi-related patent that was formerly owned by AT&T. Today, yet another NPE accused multiple companies of infringing WiFi-related patents that used to belong to an telecommunications company. This time, the NPE is an entity named Innovative Wireless Solutions LLC (“IWS”), and the patents it is asserting were originally owned by Northern Telecom (later Nortel Networks). Unlike Wyncomm, who filed in Delaware, IWS filed its suits in the Eastern District of Texas. And instead of targeting a number of hardware manufacturers like Apple and Asus, IWS filed suit against a variety of hotel chainslarge and small, including Marriott, Starwood, Wyndham and Grayson Hospitality. (Hotel chains were also a popular target for Innovatio IP Ventures, another NPEasserting WiFi-related patents). An example of one of the complaints filed today by IWS (against Marriott) may be viewed here.

[UPDATE] Since we first posted this, many more complaints filed by Innovative Wireless Solutions have come to light. The defendants include not just hotels, but also other businesses such as coffee and sandwich shops (again, apparently taking a page right out of Innovatio’s playbook). The full list of defendants, which is available after the jump, has been updated to reflect these other suits. [/UPDATE]  

As of the time of this posting, It appears that IWS has filed suits against at least the following defendants: 281 Lodging Partnership, ALH Properties No. One, Inc., Blackstone Group, Boundless Enterprises (d/b/a Scooter’s Coffee & Yogurt), Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, Carlex Hospitality, Carlson Hotel, Choice Hotels, Dijashvi, Ltd., Dunkin’ Brands Group, Grayson Hospitality, Grecian Hotels, HAC Partners LP, Happy Hotel, Heritage Inn Number VII LP, HVM LLC, IMH LLC, Inter-Continental Hotels Group, La Quinta Inn Worldwide, Luxury Hospitality, Magnolia Grapevine, Magnolia Lodging, Maha Ganga, Marriott International, North 281 Management, Panera, Starbucks Corp., Starwood Hotels, Sun Suites Interests LLP, Sweet Faith LLC, Texarkana Hospitality, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf LLC, Tisha LLC, Titan Hospitality, TX Majestic, Tyler Lodging Host, United Lodging, Vajia Investment Corp., and Wyndham Hotels. (Note that none of these defendants appear to manufacture or even sell WiFi/Ethernet equipment — they simply have networks available at their places of business). IWS has asserted three patents in suit, all of which are related and share the title of ”Information network access apparatus and methods for communication information packets via telephone lines”:

U.S. Patent No. 5,912,895
U.S. Patent No. 6,327,264 (a continuation of the ’895 patent)
U.S. Patent No. 6,587,473 (a continuation of the ’895 and ’264 patents)

IWS’s specific infringement allegations concern the sale and use of “an IEEE 802.11 wireless network that includes a wireless access point (“WAP”) connected to an Ethernet network” — essentially, IWS accuses the hotels’ guests (and employees) of infringing the patents every time they use the hotel-provided wireless Internet access [Wi-Fi]. IWS accuses the hotels of both directly infringing and inducing and contributing to the infringement of the patents by their guests. IWS is seeking damages adequate to compensate for infringement, an award of an ongoing royalty to account for future infringement, and treble damages for willfulness. Notably, IWS has not requested an injunction barring future infringement — potentially because, as discussed below, the patents may be subject to RAND licensing obligations.

These patents originally stemmed from a single patent application filed in 1996 by Northern Telecom (later Nortel Networks), a patent application that eventually issued as the ’895 patent. But as with the former AT&T patent asserted by Wyncomm, these IWS patents have changed hands many times over the years. In fact, they were not assigned to IWS until last month — on March 5, 2013. 

The assignment record for the ’895 patent is representative. Other than Nortel, prior owners of the patents include Elastic Networks, Zhone Technologies, Patent Business Development LLC, Clearwater Innovations LLC, and Generation Wireless Solutions LLC. Coincidentally (or maybe not), many of those same companies were prior owners of the patent asserted by Wyncomm (see the PTO’s assignment record for that patent here).

As we alluded to above, once again potential RAND licensing obligations may come into play here. Although IWS’s infringement allegations appear to be directed mainly to 802.11 functionality, it does accuse devices that interact with Ethernet (IEEE 802.3) technology. The IEEE’s web site lists various Letters of Assurance (LoAs) submitted by companies that have agreed to license their 802.3-essential patents on RAND or royalty-free terms. Nortel Networks submitted several LoAs, including one in which it agreed to license all of its 802.3-essential patents on RAND terms. A subsequent owner of the IWS patents, Elastic Networks, also submitted an LoA that expressly identified the ’895 patent and “pending applications.” (Unfortunately, the text of this LoA is unavailable).

At this point, it’s too early to tell whether the RAND obligations would in fact apply — and IWS isn’t seeking injunctive relief anyway. But any damages ultimately payable to IWS down the road may be limited by the RAND framework. We should get our first solid guidance from a district court on how to determine RAND terms later this week from Judge Robart in the Microsoft-Motorola case.” 

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