Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

David Yates May 15, 2015, 10:45am


MARSHALL DIVISION

May 12

Growing Technology, LLC v. Broadcom Corporation 2:15-cv-00709-JRG

Growing Technology is a Texas business.

Plaintiff Growing Technology, LLC is the owner of all rights, title and interest to

United States Patent No. 7,242,812 (“the ‘812 Patent”) entitled “Coding andDecoding of Video Data.”

The ‘812 Patent was issued on June 10, 2007 after a full and fair examination by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The application leading to the ‘812 Patent was filed on June 26, 2003.

The ‘812 Patent is a novel method for coding and decoding video data and codec thereof are disclosed. The invented method provides an FGS (fine grained scalability) algorithm using bit plane coding technique.

On information and belief, Broadcom has been and now is infringing the ‘812 Patent in the State of Texas, in this judicial district, and elsewhere in the United States by making, using, importing, selling or offering to sell a method for coding and decoding video data according to the ‘812 Patent, the suit states.

The plaintiff seeks a judgment in favor of plaintiff Growing Technology, LLC that Broadcom has infringed the ‘812 Patent, and a permanent injunction.

Dallas attorney Winston Huff represents the plaintiff.

 

Integrated Claims Systems, LLC v. South Texas Dental 2:15-cv-00712-JRG

Plaintiff is a New York company.

ICS is the owner of all right, title, and interest in U.S. Patent No. 8,155,979 (“the ‘979 patent”) entitled “Attachment Integrated Claims Systems and Operating Method Therefor.”

The ‘979 patent was duly and properly issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on April 10, 2012 and is assigned to ICS.

Upon information and belief, STD uses, offers for sale or sells, within the United States, a system and method that allow the electronic completion and submission of insurance claims (i.e., bills) and corresponding attachments. Exemplary attachments may include, for example, x-rays, strip charts, lab reports and narratives, and explanation of benefits, among others, the suit states.

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

 

May 14

Xanthus Data Technologies, LLC v. Citrix Systems, Inc. 2:15-cv-00715-JRG

Plaintiff is an Allen company.

Plaintiff is the owner by assignment of the valid and enforceable United States Patent No. 5,999,947 (“the ‘947 Patent”) entitled “Distributing Database Differences Corresponding to Database Change Events Made to a Database Table Located On a Server Computer” – including all rights to recover for past and future acts of infringement.

The ‘947 Patent issued on Dec. 7, 1999.

Upon information and belief, the Defendant directly or through intermediaries, including its distributors, employees, divisions, branches, subsidiaries, parents, suppliers and/or customers, made, had made, used, imported, provided, supplied, distributed, sold, and/or offered for sale products and/or systems (including, but not limited to: Citrix’s WorkSpace, Cloud, GoTo, and Zen products/systems) that, when used in their intended manner or as designed, infringe one or more claims of the ‘236 Patent.

Frisco attorney Ronald Burns represents the plaintiff.

 

TYLER DIVISION

May 8

Realtime Data LLC v. Dropbox, Inc. 6:15-cv-00465-RWS-JDL

Realtime Data LLC v. EchoStar Corporation et al 6:15-cv-00466-RWS-JDL

Realtime Data LLC v. Oracle America, Inc. et al 6:15-cv-00467-RWS-JDL

Realtime Data LLC v. Riverbed Technology, Inc. et al 6:15-cv-00468-RWS-JDL

Realtime Data LLC v. SAP America Inc. et al 6:15-cv-00469-RWS-JDL

Realtime Data LLC v. Teradata Corporation et al 6:15-cv-00470-RWS-JDL

Realtime is a New York limited liability company but has a place of

business in Tyler.

Since the 1990s, Realtime has researched and developed specific solutions for data compression, including, for example, those that increase the speeds at which data can be stored and accessed.

As recognition of its innovations rooted in this technological field, Realtime holds over 40 United States patents and has numerous pending patent applications. Realtime has licensed patents in this portfolio to many of the world’s leading technology companies.

The patents-in-suit relate to Realtime’s development of advanced systems and methods for fast and efficient data compression using numerous innovative compression techniques based on, for example, particular attributes of the data.

Plaintiff Realtime is the owner by assignment of United States Patent No. 7,378,992 (“the ‘992 patent”) entitled “Content independent data compression method and system.” The ‘992 patent was duly and legally issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on May 27, 2008.

Plaintiff Realtime is the owner by assignment of United States Patent No. 7,415,530 (“the ‘530 Patent”) entitled “System and methods for accelerated data storage and retrieval.” The ‘530 Patent was duly and legally issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Aug. 19, 2008.

Plaintiff Realtime is the owner by assignment of United States Patent No. 8,643,513 (“the ‘513 patent”) entitled “Data compression systems and methods.” The ‘513 patent was duly and legally issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Feb. 4, 2014.

The plaintiff seeks a judgment in favor of plaintiff that defendants have infringed, either literally and/or under the doctrine of equivalents, the ‘992 patent, the ‘530 patent, and the ‘513 patent; a permanent injunction; and damages, costs, expenses, and prejudgment and post-judgment interest.

The plaintiff is represented by attorney Marc Fenster of the California law firm Russ August & Kabat and John Ward Jr. of the Longview law firm Ward Smith & Hill.

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