Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

David Yates Apr. 23, 2015, 12:31pm


MARSHALL DIVISION

April 17

Adrain v. Magna International Inc. et al 2:15-cv-00525-JRG

On Nov. 3, 1998, U.S. Patent No. 5,831,669, entitled “Facility Monitoring

System with Image Memory and Correlation” was duly and legally issued to the inventor, John B. Adrain.

Adrain owns all right, title and interest in the ‘669 patent, including the right to sue for and recover all past, present and future damages for infringement of the ‘669 patent.

Magna manufactures, imports, advertises and sells driver assistance systems, also referred to as vision systems or EYERIS, that utilize a forward facing digital camera to provide safety and convenience features in automobiles, such as forward collision alert or forward collision warning.

The plaintiff is represented by John Polasek, attorney for the Bellaire law firm Polasek Quisenberry & Errington.

 

April 20          

Eclipse IP LLC v. Marten Transport, Ltd. 2:15-cv-00527-JRG-RSP

Eclipse IP LLC v. P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc. 2:15-cv-00528-JRG-RSP

Eclipse IP LLC v. Panalpina, Inc. 2:15-cv-00529-JRG-RSP

Eclipse is a Florida company.

On Jan. 25, 2011, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office duly and lawfully issued United States Patent No. 7,876,239 (the “‘239 patent”) entitled “Secure Notification Messaging Systems and Methods Using Authentication Indicia.”

On Jan. 20, 2009, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office duly and lawfully issued United States Patent No. 7,479,899 (the “‘899 patent”), entitled “Notification systems and methods enabling a response to cause connection between a notified PCD and a delivery or pickup representative.”

Plano attorney Craig Tadlock represents the plaintiff.

 

April 21                      

Dashboard Computing LLC v. BMC Software, Inc. 2:15-cv-00530-JRG-RSP

Plaintiff is a Plano company.

On June 27, 1998, United States Patent No. 6,222,543 (the "'543 patent"), entitled "Method And Apparatus For Attaching Navigational History Information To Universal Resource Locator Links On A World Wide Web Page," was duly and lawfully issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Dashboard Computing is the assignee and owner of the right, title and interest in and to the '543 patent, including the right to assert all causes of action arising under said patents and the right to any remedies for infringement of them.

Longview attorney Andrew Spangler represents the plaintiff.

 

MemSmart Semiconductor Corp. v. AAC Technologies Pte. Ltd. 2:15-cv-0053

Plaintiff is a Taiwan company.

Defendant is a Singapore company.

MemSmart Semiconductor Corp. is the owner of all rights, title and interest to United States Patent No. 7,829,364 (“the ‘364 Patent”) entitled “Method Of Fabricating A Suspension Microstructure.” The ‘364 Patent was issued on Nov. 9, 2010 after a full and fair examination by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The application leading to the ‘364 Patent was filed on Oct. 2, 2008.

The ‘364 Patent is directed generally to a method for fabricating a micro-electromechanical structure and more particularly to a suspension microstructure and its fabrication method which effectively avoids improper corrosion and exposure, and reduces cost.

MemSmart Semiconductor Corp. is the owner of all rights, title and interest to

United States Patent No. 7,666,702 (“the ‘702 Patent”) entitled “Method For Fabricating A Microstructure.”

MemSmart Semiconductor Corp. is the owner of all rights, title and interest to

United States Patent No. 7,935,556 (“the ‘556 Patent”) entitled “Microelectromechanical System And Process of Making The Same.”

MemSmart Semiconductor Corp. is the owner of all rights, title and interest to

United States Patent No. 7,863,063 (“the ‘063 Patent”) entitled “Method For Fabricating A Sealed Cavity Microstructure.”

Dallas attorney Winston Huff represents the plaintiff.

 

April 22

uLogin LLC v. Expedia, Inc. 2:15-cv-00534-JRG-RSP

uLogin LLC v. LinkedIn Corporation 2:15-cv-00535-JRG-RSP

uLogin LLC v. Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. et al 2:15-cv-00536-JRG-RSP

Plaintiff is a Plano company.

On June 27, 1998, United States Patent No. 5,712,979 (the "'979 patent"), entitled "Method And Apparatus For Attaching Navigational History Information To Universal Resource Locator Links On A World Wide Web Page," was duly and lawfully issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

The inventions of the '979 patent are in one example directed to a method and apparatus for tracking the navigation path of a user that has been directed to a second site on the worldwide web.

Longview attorney Andrew Spangler represents the plaintiff.

 

TYLER DIVISION

April 17          

UrgenSync, LLC v. Efonica FZ LLC et al 6:15-cv-00417-RWS

UrgenSync, LLC v. Jive Communications, Inc. 6:15-cv-00418-RWS

UrgenSync, LLC v. Junction Networks, Inc. 6:15-cv-00419-RWS

UrgenSync, LLC v. Juniper Networks, Inc. 6:15-cv-00420-RWS

UrgenSync, LLC v. Lingo, Inc. 6:15-cv-00421-RWS

UrgenSync, LLC v. MegaPath Corporation 6:15-cv-00422-RWS

UrgenSync, LLC v. Mitel Networks, Inc. 6:15-cv-00423-RWS

UrgenSync, LLC v. Nextiva, Inc. 6:15-cv-00424-RWS

UrgenSync, LLC v. Ooma, Inc. 6:15-cv-00425-RWS

UrgenSync, LLC v. Quality Speaks, LLC dba Phonepower.com 6:15-cv-00426

UrgenSync, LLC v. Quantum Communications 6:15-cv-00427-RWS

UrgenSync, LLC v. RingCentral, Inc. 6:15-cv-00428-RWS

UrgenSync, LLC v. SpectrumVoip, Inc. 6:15-cv-00429-RWS

UrgenSync, LLC v. Time Warner Cable Enterprises LLC 6:15-cv-00430-RWS

UrgenSync, LLC v. Verizon Communications Inc. 6:15-cv-00431-RWS

UrgenSync, LLC v. Via Talk LLC 6:15-cv-00432-RWS

UrgenSync, LLC v. Viper Corporation 6:15-cv-00433-RWS

UrgenSync, LLC v. Voipo LLC 6:15-cv-00434-RWS

UrgenSync, LLC v. Vonage America Inc. 6:15-cv-00435-RWS

Plaintiff is a Longview company.

Plaintiff is the owner by assignment of the ‘802 Patent entitled “Communication Control Device and Communication Control Method for an Emergency Call Over the Internet” including all rights to recover for past and future acts of infringement.

The ‘802 Patent was issued on Oct. 23, 2012.

Longview attorney Todd Brandt represents the plaintiff.

 

Phenix, LLC v. Integrated Memory Logic, Ltd. et al 6:15-cv-00436-JRG-KNM

Plaintiff is a California company with an office in Tyler.

On June 19, 2007, United States Patent No. 7,233,305 (“the ‘305 patent”) entitled “Gamma Reference Voltage Generator” was duly and legally issued with Richard Orlando and Trevor Blyth as the named inventors after full and fair examination. Phenix is the owner, by assignment, of all rights, title, and interest in and to the ‘305 patent.

The Gikkas Law Firm in California represents the plaintiff.

 

Landmark Technology, LLC v. ACE USA, INC. 6:15-cv-00437-RWS

Plaintiff is a Tyler company.

On March 7, 2006, United States Patent No. 7,010,508 entitled "Automated

Multimedia Data Processing Network" (the "'508 Patent") was duly and legally issued to Lawrence B. Lockwood as inventor.

On Sept. 1, 2008, Lockwood licensed all rights in the '508 Patent to Plaintiff. Plaintiff is the exclusive licensee of the entire right, title and interest in and to the '508 Patent, including all rights to enforce the '508 Patent and to recover for infringement. The '508 Patent is valid and in force.

Defendant's Apps and related server(s) are "an automated multimedia system for data processing for delivering information on request to at least one user," practicing the claims of the '508 Patent.

Tyler attorney Charles Ainsworth of the Parker Bunt & Ainsworth law firm represents the plaintiff.

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