Marshall Division

May 7

  • C4cast.com Inc. v. Dell Inc. Case No. 2:12-cv-00271
  • C4cast.com Inc. v. Blockbuster et al Case No. 2:12-cv-00272
  • C4cast.com Inc. v. JC Penney Co. Inc. Case No. 2:12-cv-00273
  • C4cast.com Inc. v. Sally Beauty Supply et al Case No. 2:12-cv-00274
  • C4cast.com Inc. v. Francesca's Collections Inc. Case No. 2:12-cv-00275
  • C4cast.com Inc. v. Rent-A-Center Inc. Case No. 2:12-cv-00276
  • C4cast.com Inc. v. Radioshack Corp. Case No. 2:12-cv-00277
  • C4cast.com Inc. v. GameStop Corp. Case No. 2:12-cv-00278

    C4cast.com Inc. is a Delaware corporation having a principal place of business in Pasadena, Calif.

    The defendants are Dell Inc., Blockbuster, Dish Network Corp., JC Penney Co. Inc., Sally Beauty Supply Inc., Francesca's Collections Inc., Francesca's Holdings Corp., Rent-A-Center Inc., Radioshack Corp. and GameStop Corp.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,658,467 issued on Dec. 2, 2003, for Provision of Informational Resources over an Electronic Network and U.S. Patent No. 7,958,204 issued June 7, 2011, for Community-Selected Content.

    The plaintiffs are asking the court to issue an injunction to prevent further infringement and for an award of damages, costs, expenses and interest.

    Hao Ni, Timothy T. Wang and Stevenson Moore V of Ni Law Firm in Dallas are representing C4cast.com.

    Jury trials are requested.

    May 8

  • Bright Response v. EMC Corp.
  • Bright Response v. SAS Institute Inc.

    Bright Response is a Texas limited liability company having a principal place of business in Marshall.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,278,996 issued Aug. 21, 2001, for System and Method for Message Process and Response.

    Bright Response is asking the court for an award of damages, costs, expenses, interest and attorney's fees.

    Andrew W. Spangler of Spangler & Fussell in Longview and James A. Fussell III of Spangler & Fussell in Alexandria, Va., are representing the plaintiff.

    Jury trial is requested.

    U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap is assigned to the cases.

    Case No. 2:12-cv-00279; 2:12-cv-00280

    May 10

  • Lodsys Group v. Bank of America Corp. et al Case No. 2:12-cv-00284
  • Lodsys Group v. Becker Professional Development Corp. et al Case No. 2:12-cv-00286
  • Lodsys Group v. Foster and Smith Inc. et al Case No. 2:12-cv-00287
  • Lodsys Group v. Rosetta Stone Inc. Case No. 2:12-cv-00288
  • Lodsys Group v. Dell Inc. Case No. 2:12-cv-00289
  • Lodsys Group v. AVG Technologies USA Inc. et al Case No. 2:12-cv-00290
  • Lodsys Group v. GMCI Internet Operations Inc. et al Case No. 2:12-cv-00291

    Lodsys is a Texas limited liability company with its principal place of business in Marshall.

    The defendants are Bank of America Corp., Epicor Software Corp., Hoovers Inc., Market America Inc., Network Solutions, Overstock.com Inc., Sleepy's, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., Becker Professional Development Corp., Cabela's Inc., Charming Shoppes Inc., HSN Inc., Nike Inc., The Men's Warehouse Inc., Tivo Inc., Foster and Smith Inc., Recreational Equipment Inc., Walgreen Co., Rosetta Stone Inc., Dell Inc., AVG Technologies USA Inc., GFI Software Inc., Kaspersky Lab Inc., Raxco Software Inc., Symantec Corp., Webroot Software Inc., GMCI Internet Operations Inc., Playboy Enterprises Inc., RK Netmedia Inc., Score Internet Group and Vouyer Media Inc.

    The defendants are accused of willful infringement.

    The patents at issue are U.S. Patent No. 7,620,565 issued Nov. 17, 2009, for Customer –Based Product Design Module; U.S. Patent No. 7,222,078 issued May 22, 2007, for Methods and Systems for Gathering Information from Units of a Commodity Across a Network; and U.S. Patent No. 5,999,908 issued Dec. 7, 1999, for Customer-Based Product Design Module.

    Lodsys is asking the court to issue an injunction preventing the defendants from further acts of infringement and for an award of damages, treble damages, attorney's fees and court costs.

    A jury trial is requested.

    William E. Davis III of the Davis Law Firm in Longview and Michael A. Goldfarb and Christopher M. Huck of Kelley, Donion, Gill, Huck & Goldfarb in Seattle, Wash., are representing the plaintiff.

    U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap is assigned to the cases.

    Sherman Division

    May 8

  • Ideative Product Ventures Inc. v. Accell Corp. Case No. 4:12-cv-00272
  • Ideative Product Ventures Inc. v. Amazon.com Inc. Case No. 4:12-cv-00273
  • Ideative Product Ventures Inc. v. AudioVox Electronics Corp. Case No. 4:12-cv-00274
  • Ideative Product Ventures Inc. v. DU International Inc. Case No. 4:12-cv-00275
  • Ideative Product Ventures Inc. v. Jasco Products Co. Case No. 4:12-cv-00276
  • Ideative Product Ventures Inc. v. Sears, Roebuck and Co. Inc. Case No. 4:12-cv-00277
  • Ideative Product Ventures Inc. v. Targus Inc. Case No. 4:12-cv-00278

    Ideative is a corporation with its principal place of business is in Carrollton.

    The defendants are Accell Corp., Amazon.com Inc., AudioVox Electronics Corp., DU International Inc., Jasco Products Co., Sears, Roebuck and Co. Inc. and Targus Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,494,343 B2 issued Feb. 24, 2009, for Multiple Degrees Of Freedom Connectors And Adapters.

    The plaintiff is asking the court to issue an injunction to prevent further infringement and for award of damages and court costs.

    James E. Davis, Kelly J. Kubasta and Todd C. Basile of Klemchuk Kubasta in Dallas are representing Ideative Product Ventures.

    U.S. District Judge Ron Clark is assigned to the cases.

    Tyler Division

    May 8

  • NobelBiz v. Stage 2 Networks

    NobelBiz is a privately held Delaware corporation with its principal place of business in Carlsbad, Calif.

    The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 8,135,122 issued March 13, 2012, for System and Method for Modifying Communication Information.

    The plaintiff is asking the court for an injunction and for an award of damages, lost profits, treble damages, interest, court costs and attorney fees.

    S. Calvin Capshaw, Elizabeth L. DeRieux and D. Jeffrey Rambin of Capshaw DeRieux in Gladewater and Ralph A. Dengler, Charles H. Chevalier and William A. Hector of Gibbons P.C. in Newark, N.J., are representing NobelBiz.

    A jury trial is requested.

    U.S. District Judge Leonard E. Davis is assigned to the case.

    Case No. 6:12-cv-00308

    May 11

  • Adaptix Inc. v. Nokia Siemens Networks US et al

    Adaptix is a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business in Carrollton.

    The defendants are Nokia Siemens Networks US and T-Mobile USA Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on:

  • U.S. Patent 7,146,172 for Multi-Carrier Communications with Adaptive Cluster Configuration and Switching;
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,870,808 for Channel Allocation in Broadband Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiple Access/Space Division Multiple Access Networks;
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,573,851 issued for Method and System for Switching Antenna and Channel Assignments in Broadband Wireless Networks;
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,904,283 issued for Multi-Carrier Communications with Group-Based Subcarrier Allocation; and
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,072,315 issued for Medium Access Control For Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple-Access (OFDMA) Cellular Networks.

    Adaptix is asking the court for an injunction to prevent further infringement and for an award of damages and interest.

    Paul J. Hayes and Dean G. Bostock of Hayes, Bostock & Cronin in Andover, Mass., and T. John Ward Jr. and J. Wesley Hill of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview are representing the plaintiff.

    A jury trial is requested.

    Case No. 6:12-cv-00318

    Lufkin Division

    May 11

  • Swipe Innovations v. Capital One Merchant Services Corp.
  • Swipe Innovations v. MagTek Inc.

    Swipe is a limited liability company formed with a principal place of business in Houston.

    The defendants are Capital One Merchant Services Corp. and MagTek Inc.

    On Sept. 27, 1994, U.S. Patent No. 5,351,296 was duly and legally issued for an invention titled Financial Transmission System.

    Swipe is asking the court for an injunction and for an award of damages, costs, interest, and attorney's fees.

    Larry D. Thompson Jr., Matthew J. Antonelli and Zachariah S. Harrington of Antonelli, Harrington & Thompson in Houston and Stafford Davis of The Stafford Davis Firm in Tyler are representing the plaintiff.

    A jury trial is requested.

    Case No. 9:12-cv-00067; 9:12-cv-00068

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