Just days after Hipmunkā€™s June funding announcement, a company called i2z Technology LLC told the travel start-up that it has to buy a license for a 1994 patent that covers a method for displaying data in multiple computer windows.

mk: There needs to be a better way to kill these trolls. What a waste of Hipmunk's time and resources. Software patents are garbage. Not everything valuable deserves a patent.

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