Marshall Division

June 4

  • TiVo Inc. v. Cisco Systems Inc.

    TiVo is a Delaware corporation with a principal place of business in Alviso, Calif.

    The defendant is accused of infringing on:

  • U.S. Patent No. 6,233,389 issued on May 15, 2001, for Multimedia Time Warping System;
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,529,465 issued May 5, 2009, for System for Time Shifting Multimedia Content Streams;
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,493,015 issued Feb. 17, 2009, for Automatic Playback Overshoot Correction System; and
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,792,195 issued Sept. 14, 2004, for Method and Apparatus Implementing Random Access and Time-Based Functions on a Continuous Stream of Formatted Digital Data.

    The plaintiff is asking for an award of compensatory damages, interest and attorney's fees. A jury trial is requested.

    Samuel F. Baxter of McKool Smith in Marshall; Garret Chambers of McKool Smith in Dallas; and Morgan Chu, Andrei Iancu and Richard M. Birnholz of Irell & Manella in Los Angeles, Calif.

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

    Case No. 2:12-cv-00311

    Tyler Division

    June 4

  • U.S. Ethernet Innovations v. Cirrus Logic Inc. et al

    USEI is Texas limited liability company with a principal place of business in Tyler.

    The defendants are Cirrus Logic Inc., Yamaha Corp. of America and Control4 Corp.

    The patents-in-suit are:

  • U.S. Patent Nos. 5,732,094 issued March 24, 1998, for Method for Automatic Initiation of Data Transmission;
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,434,872 issued July 18, 1995, for Apparatus for Automatic Initiation of Data Transmission;
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,307,459 issued April 26, 1994, for Network Adapter with Host Indication Optimization; and
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,530,874 issued June 25, 1996, for Network Adapter with an Indication Signal Mask and an Interrupt Signal Mask.

    The plaintiff is asking the court to issue an injunction and for an award of damages, treble damages, attorney's fees, interest and court costs. A jury trial is requested.

    USEI is represented by T. John Ward Jr. and Wesley Hill of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview; and John C. Herman, Ryan K. Walsh, Peter M. Jones and David L. Gann of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP in Atlanta, Ga.

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

    Case No. 6:12-cv-00366

    June 5

  • Adaptix Inc. v. T-Mobile USA Inc.

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

    The defendant is 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. A jury trial is requested.

    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.

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

    Case No. 6:12-cv-00369

    Lufkin Division

    June 6

  • Swipe Innovations v. Chase Paymentech Solutions et al
  • Swipe Innovations v. TSYS Merchant Solutions et al

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

    The defendants are Chase Paymentech Solutions, Paymentech, TSYS Merchant Solutions and TSYS Acquiring Solutions.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,351,296 issued Sept. 27, 1994, for Financial Transmission System.

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

    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.

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

    Case No. 9:12-cv-00084; 9:12-cv-00085

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