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May 03, 2015 12:25 PM ET

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Company Overview of Hoover's, Inc.

Company Overview

Hoover's, Inc. provides business information through online platform and integrated workflow solutions. The company offers information of companies, professionals, and industry segments; relevant social media links; and customizable news feeds. It also provides industry analysis through first research and single reports; industry directory that enables users to search within various industry segments; and industry reports. Hoover's, Inc. was formerly known as The Reference Press and changed its name to Hoover's, Inc. in 1996. The company was incorporated in 1990 and is based in Short Hills, New Jersey. Hoover's, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Dun & Bradstreet Corp.

103 John F Kennedy Parkway

Short Hills, NJ 07078

United States

Founded in 1990

211 Employees





Key Executives for Hoover's, Inc.

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Hoover's, Inc. Key Developments

Sampo IP, LLC Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Ambit Energy, L.P., BMC Software Inc., HomeAway, Inc., Hoover's, Inc. and Ristken Software Services, L.P

Marathon Patent Group, Inc. announced that its subsidiary Sampo IP, LLC has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas against Ambit Energy, L.P., BMC Software Inc., HomeAway, Inc., Hoover's, Inc. and Ristken Software Services, L.P. (Defendants). Sampo is asserting infringement related to U.S. Patent numbers 6,772,229, 6,161,149 and 8,015,495, each entitled Centrifugal Communication and Collaboration Method. The lawsuit alleges that the Defendants have infringed, and continue to infringe, the claims of the patents in suit by using the accused communications systems and methods covered by the claims of the Asserted Patents.

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