Marshall Division 

Sept. 21

• Stambler v. Ally Financial Inc. et al. Case No. 2:12-cv-00608

• Stambler v. Capital One Financial Corp. et al Case No. 2:12-cv-00609

• Stambler v. The Clearing House Association et al Case No. 2:12-cv-00610

• Stambler v. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta et al Case No. 2:12-cv-00611

Leon Stambler is an individual residing in Parkland, Fla.

The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,936,541 issued Aug. 10, 1999, for Method for Securing Information Relevant to a Transaction; U.S. Patent No.  5,793,302 issued Aug. 11, 1998, for a Method for Securing Information Relevant to a Transaction; and U.S. Patent No. 5,974,148 issued Oct. 26, 1999, for a Method for Securing Information Relevant to a Transaction.

The plaintiff is asking the court for an award of damages, interest, treble damages, attorney’s fees and court costs.

Stambler is represented by Brent N. Bumgardner, Edward R. Nelson III, Christie B. Lindsey and Ryan P. Griffin of Nelson Bumgardner Casto P.C. in Fort Worth; Eric M. Albritton of Albritton Law Firm in Longview; T. John Ward Jr. of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview; and Frisco attorney Ronald A. Dubner.

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

Sept. 26

• TQP Development v.  Ally Financial Inc. Case No. 2:12-cv-00616

• TQP Development v. Avon Products Inc. Case No. 2:12-cv-00617

• TQP Development v. Bestbuy.com Inc. Case No. 2:12-cv-00618

• TQP Development v. Boost Mobile Case No. 2:12-cv-00619

Sept. 27

• TQP Development v. Electronic Arts Inc.  Case No. 2:12-cv-00620

• TQP Development v. First Data Corp. Case No. 2:12-cv-00621

• TQP Development v. Kenexa Brassring Inc. Case No. 2:12-cv-00622

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

TQP Development accuses the defendants of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,412,730 issued May 2, 1995, for Encrypted Data Transmission System Employing Means for Randomly Altering the Encryption Keys.

The defendant is accused of willful infringement of the ‘730 patent.

The plaintiff is asking the court to issue an injunction preventing the defendants from continued acts of infringement and for an award of damages, interest and costs.

TQP Development is represented by Marc A. Fenster, Alex C. Giza, Adam S. Hoffman and Kevin Burke of Russ, August & Kabat in Los Angeles, Calif.; Hao Ni of Ni Law Firm in Dallas; and Andrew Spangler of Spangler & Fussell P.C. in Longview.

A jury trial is requested.

Sept. 24

• Case In Point et al v. Innovative Marketing & Distribution Inc.

Case In Point is a limited liability company with its principal place of business in Sandy, Utah.  Med-Packs is a limited liability company with its principal place of business in Salt Lake City, Utah. Med-Packs owns and does business under the name Thomas Emergency Medical Solutions, which is a fictitious business name registered in Utah.

The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 8,061,149 issued Nov. 22, 2011, for Temperature Control Case.

The plaintiffs are asking for an award of damages, treble damages, interest, court costs and attorney’s fees.

Case In Point and Med-Packs are represented by March T. Rasich of Stoel Rives LLP in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Stafford Davis of The Stafford Davis Firm PC in Tyler.

A jury trial is requested.

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

Case No. 2:12-cv-00612

Sept. 25

• Schlumberger Technology Corp. v. Borets Weatherford US Inc. et al

Schlumberger Technology is a Texas corporation with its principal place of business in Sugar Land.

The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,515,038 issued May 7, 1996, for Data Transmission System.

Schlumberger is asking the court to issue an injunction and for an award of damages, royalty, interest, attorney’s fees and court costs.

The plaintiff is represented by Bruce W. Slayden II and Brian C. Banner of King & Spalding in Austin.  A jury trial is requested.

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

Case No. 2:12-cv-00613

Sept. 28

• Variant Holdings LLC and Variant Inc. v. TravelClick Inc.

Variant Holdings is a limited liability company with a place of business in Charlestown and Variant Holdings Inc. has a place of business in McFarland, Wis.

The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,624,044 issued on Nov.24, 2009, for System for marketing goods and services utilizing computerized central and remote facilities.

The plaintiffs are asking the court to issue an injunction and for an award of damages, costs, expenses, interest and attorney’s fees.

Variant Holdings is represented by John J. Edmonds, Stephen F. Schlather, and Joshua B. Long of Collins, Edmonds & Pogorzelski in Houston and Andrew W. Spangler of Spangler Law P.C. in Longview.

A jury trial is requested.

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

Case No. 2:12-cv-00623

 

Tyler Division

Sept. 21

• Blue Spike v. Antheus Technology Inc. Case No. 6:12-cv-00686

• Blue Spike v. Aware Inc. Case No. 6:12-cv-00687

• Blue Spike v. ImageWare Systems Inc. Case No. 6:12-cv-00688

• Blue Spike v. NEC Corp. of America et al Case No. 6:12-cv-00690

• Blue Spike v. Precise Biometrics Inc. et al Case No. 6:12-cv-00694

Blue Spike is a Texas limited liability company and has its headquarters and principal place of business in Tyler.

The defendants are accused of infringing on:

• U.S. Patent No. 7,346,472 issued March 18, 2008, for Method and Device for Monitoring and Analyzing Signals;

• U.S. Patent No. 7,660,700 issued Feb. 9, 2010, for Method and Device for Monitoring and Analyzing Signals;

• U.S. Patent No. 7,949,494 issued May 24, 2011, for Method and Device for Monitoring and Analyzing Signals; and

• U.S. Patent No. 8,214,175 issued July 3, 2012, for Method and Device for Monitoring and Analyzing Signals.

The plaintiff is asking the court to issue an injunction to prevent further infringement and for an award of damages, treble damages, interest and attorney’s fees.

Blue Spike is represented by Eric M. Albritton, Stephen E. Edwards and Michael A. Benefield of Albritton Law Firm in Longview; and Randall T. Garteiser, Christopher A. Honea and Christopher S. Johns of Garteiser Honea P.C. in San Rafael, Calif.

A jury trial is requested.

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

Sept. 26

• Data Engine Technologies v. Apple Inc.

Data Engine Technologies is a limited liability company with its principal place of business in Frisco.

The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,463,724 issued Oct. 31, 1995, for System and Methods for Improved Spreadsheet Interface with User-Familiar Objects.

The plaintiff is asking the court for an injunction to prevent further infringement and for an award of damages, interest, treble damages and attorney’s fees.

Data Engine Technologies is represented by Amir Alavi, Demetrios Anaipakos, Steven J. Mitby and Brian Simmons of Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing in Houston; and T. John Ward Jr. and Wesley Hill of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview.

A jury trial is requested.

U.S. District Judge Leonard Davis is assigned to the cases.

Case No. 6:12-cv-00697

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