Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

Marshall Division

June 11 

• Nichia Corp. v. Emcore Corp. Case No. 2:13-cv-00480

Nichia Corp. is a Japanese corporation.

The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,295,587 issued Nov. 13, 2007, for Semiconductor Laser Having Optical Guide Layer Doped for Decreasing Resistance.

Nichia Corp. is asking the court for an injunction to stop further infringement and for an award of damages, treble damages, interest, court costs and attorney’s fees.

Nichia Corp. is represented by Otis W. Carroll, Collin M. Maloney and Mandy Carroll Nelson of Ireland, Carroll & Kelley P.C. in Tyler; John C. Vetter and Karin Kennedy of Foley & Lardner LLP in Miami, Fla.; Shawn E. McDonald, Ary Chang and Adrienne Hunacek Miller of Foley & Lardney LLP in San Diego, Calif.; and Michael D. Kaminski and Lisa S. Mankofsky of Foley & Lardner LLP in Washington, D.C.

A jury trial is requested.

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

 

• Eclipse IP v. Acushnet Co. Case No. 2:13-cv-00481

Eclipse is a Florida company with its principal address in Delray Beach, Fla.

The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,876,239 issued Jan. 25, 2011, for Secure Notification Messaging Systems and Methods Using Authentication Indicia; and U.S. Patent No. 7,119,716 issued October 10, 2006, for Response Systems and Methods for Notification Systems for Modifying Future Notifications.

Eclipse is asking for an award of damages, interest, enhanced damages, attorney’s fees and court costs.

The plaintiff is represented by Melissa R. Smith of Gillam & Smith in Marshall and Matthew S. Harman and Eric S. Fredrickson of Harman Law LLC in Atlanta, Ga. A jury trial is requested.

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

 

June 14

• CTP Innovations v. Integracolor Case No. 2:13-cv-00484

• CTP Innovations v. Performance Companies Case No. 2:13-cv-00485

• CTP Innovations v. Best Press Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00486

• CTP Innovations v. Ovations Graphics et al Case No. 2:13-cv-00487

• CTP Innovations v. Nieman Printing Case No. 2:13-cv-00488

• CTP Innovations v. TST/Impreso Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00489

• CTP Innovations v. Imagine! Print Solutions Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00490

• CTP Innovations v. Blanks Printing & Imaging Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00491

CTP is a Delaware limited liability company.

The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,611,349 Issued for System and Method of Generating a Printing Plate File in Real Time Using a Communication Network; and U.S. Patent 6,738,155 issued for System and Method of Providing Publishing and Printing Services Via a Communications Network.

CTP is asking the court to issue an injunction and for an award of damages, no less than a reasonable royalty, treble damages, court costs, expenses, interest and attorney’s fees.

The plaintiff is seeking an award of damages for Samuel F. Miller of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz P.C. in Nashville.

A jury trial is requested.

 

Tyler Division

June 10

• CDD Technologies v. Fujitsu America Inc. Case No. 6:13-cv-00470

CDD Technologies is a Texas limited liability company with a place of business in Tyler.

The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,038,379 issued March 14, 2009, for Data Backup and Restore System for a Computer Network Having Generic Remote File System Agents for Providing Backup and Restore Operations; and U.S. Patent No. 6,049,874 issued April 11, 2000, for System and Method for Backing Up Computer Files Over a Wide Area Computer Network.

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

CDD Technologies is represented by Andrew W. Spangler of Spangler & Fussell P.C. in Longview; James A. Fussell III of Spangler & Fussell P.C. in Alexandria, Va.; and Stamatios Stamoulis and Richard C. Weinblatt of Stamoulis & Weinblatt in Wilmington, Dela.

A jury trial is requested.

 

June 11

• Klever Marketing Inc. v. Target Corp. Case No. 6:13-cv-00474

• Klever Marketing Inc. v. Walgreen Co. Case No. 6:13-cv-00475

• Klever Marketing Inc. v. Groupon Inc. Case No. 6:13-cv-00476

• Klever Marketing Inc. v. Cox Target Media Inc. Case No. 6:13-cv-00477

• Klever Marketing Inc. v. Staples Inc. Case No. 6:13-cv-00478

• Klever Marketing Inc. v. Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. Case No. 6:13-cv-00479

• Klever Marketing Inc. v. Michael Stores Inc. Case No. 6:13-cv-00480

• Klever Marketing Inc. Aeropostale Inc. Case No. 6:13-cv-00481

Klever Marketing is a corporation organized and existing under the laws of Delaware, with its principal place of business in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,420,606 issued on May 30, 1995, for Instant Electronic Coupon Verification System.

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

Klever Marketing is represented by Frank M. Washko of Tiburon Intellectual Property PLLC in San Francisco, Calif.

A jury trial is requested.

U.S. District Judge Michael H. Schneider is assigned to the case.

 

• Guardian Media Technologies Ltd. v. Microsoft Corp. Case No. 6:13-cv-00482

Guardian is a Texas limited partnership, with a principal place of business in Longview.

The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 4,930,158 issued May 29, 1990, for Selective Video Playing System and U.S. Patent No. 4,930,160 issued May 29, 1990, for Automatic Censorship of Video Programs.

The plaintiff is seeking an award of damages, treble damages, costs, interest and attorney’s fees.

Guardian is represented by Larry D. Thompson Jr., Matthew J. Antonelli and Zachariah S. Harrington of Antonelli Harrington & Thompson LLP in Houston; and S. Calvin Capshaw, Elizabeth L. DeRieux and D. Jeffrey Rambin of Capshaw DeRieux LLP in Gladewater.

A jury trial is requested.

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

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