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Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Apr. 24, 2017, 8:50am

MARSHALL DIVISION Apr. 18-19 MANTIS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC V. CULVER FRANCHISING SYSTEM, INC. 2:17-cv-00324-JRG-RSP

Whirlpool awarded $7.6 million in case against TST Water over water filter design

Kacie Whaley Apr. 24, 2017, 8:42am

MARSHALL – Appliance giant Whirlpool Corp. was awarded $7.6 million by a jury that found a California-based water filter company copied a Whirlpool design.

Maintenance worker accuses Wood County of discrimination

Philip Gonzales Apr. 21, 2017, 1:17pm

MARSHALL — A Wood County maintenance worker is suing the county, alleging discrimination, hostile work environment and retaliation.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Apr. 17, 2017, 11:01am

MARSHALL DIVISION Apr. 10 ROTHSCHILD PATENT IMAGING LLC V. ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC. 2:17-cv-00285-RWS

Truck driver accuses former employer of civil rights violations

Philip Gonzales Apr. 11, 2017, 2:45pm

MARSHALL — A Howe man is suing a trucking company, alleging disability discrimination.

Store manager accuses Dillard's of age discrimination

Philip Gonzales Apr. 11, 2017, 2:28pm

MARSHALL — A Longview store manager is suing Dillard's, alleging unlawful discriminatory employment practices.

Motorola ordered to pay $9 million in patent infringement case filed by Plano company

Chandra Lye Apr. 10, 2017, 8:45am

MARSHALL – Motorola Mobility LLC has been ordered to pay $9 million after losing a patent infringement case.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Apr. 10, 2017, 8:44am

MARSHALL DIVISION Apr. 3 MYMAIL, LTD. V. ACER AMERICA CORPORATION ET AL 2:17-cv-00253-JRG-RSP

Former employee accuses oil company of age bias

Philip Gonzales Apr. 7, 2017, 5:33pm

An engineering specialist is suing Anadarko Petroleum Corp., a natural gas exploration company, citing alleged age discrimination and wrongful discharge.

Employee accuses health care group of unpaid wages

Philip Gonzales Apr. 5, 2017, 12:58pm

MARSHALL — An employee is suing a Texas health care company, alleging violation of workers compensation acts.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Apr. 3, 2017, 11:11am

MARSHALL DIVISION Mar. 29 FINNAVATIONS, LLC V. AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY 2:17-cv-00236-JRG

Complaint: CVS dispensed wrong medication to customer

John Suayan Mar. 31, 2017, 12:02pm

MARSHALL – A Cass County man is suing CVS for giving him the wrong medication, per recent Marshall federal court records.

Welder, machine operator allege workplace was racially hostile

Philip Gonzales Mar. 28, 2017, 9:00am

A welder and machine operator are suing their former employers, Resource West Inc, Pinnacle Companies Inc. and PCI Manufacturing Solutions LLC, citing alleged discrimination, hostile work environment, retaliation and wrongful termination.

Jury sides with Whirlpool in patent infringement case

David Hutton Mar. 27, 2017, 9:18am

MARSHALL – A jury in the Marshall Division of the Eastern District of Texas on March 10 awarded Whirlpool Corp. $7.6 million in damages, ruling that TST Water LLC infringed on the company’s patent for refrigerator water filters.

Former employee sues food services firm

Philip Gonzales Mar. 21, 2017, 2:59pm

A former employee of Ben E. Keith Co. is suing the firm, citing alleged violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act and gender discrimination.

Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Mar. 20, 2017, 9:54am

MARSHALL DIVISION Mar. 13 DISPLAY TECHNOLOGIES, LLC V. CANON U.S.A., INC. 2:17-cv-00192-JRG-RSP

Guardian blames trailer truck owner, for child's injuries

Philip Gonzales Mar. 13, 2017, 2:10pm

MARSHALL — A guardian is suing a trailer truck owner and driver, alleging their negligence caused injuries to a child. 

Pumper foreman accuses former employer of age discrimination

Philip Gonzales Mar. 13, 2017, 1:47pm

MARSHALL — A Kilgore man is suing his former employer, alleging violation of his civil rights.

Disney faces patent infringement suit from Texas brothers over technology in its Magic Bands

Dee Thompson Mar. 13, 2017, 1:28pm

MARSHALL – A complaint for patent infringement has been filed against Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide Inc. by Plaintiffs Charles C. Freeny III, Bryan E. Freeny and James P. Freeny in the Marshall Divison of the Eastern District of Texas alleging Disney unlawfully used a type of wireless communication technology that it now uses widely in its MagicBands.

Female operator accuses Eastman Chemical of discrimination

Philip Gonzales Mar. 8, 2017, 1:26pm

MARSHALL — A Rusk County woman is suing Eastman Chemical, alleging discrimination and wrongful termination.