Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas
NovelPoint Tracking LLC v Bushnell Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00182
NovelPoint Tracking LLC v Cobra Golf Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00183
NovelPoint Tracking LLC v Fei-Zyfer Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00184
NovelPoint Tracking LLC v Furuno USA Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00185
NovelPoint Tracking LLC v Hemisphere GNSS (USA) Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00186
NovelPoint Tracking LLC v Rockwell Collins Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00187
Plaintiff NovelPoint Tracking (NPT) is a Texas limited liability company based in Plano.
The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,442,485 issued Aug. 27, 2002, for a Method and Apparatus for an Automobile Location, Collision Notification and Synthetic Voice.
NPT is seeking compensatory damages no less than a reasonable royalty, interest, costs, expenses, attorneys' fees and other equitable relief. A jury trial is requested.
Andrew Spangler of Spangler Law PC in Longview is representing NPT. Attorneys Stamatios Stamoulis and Richard Weinblatt of Stamoulis & Weinblatt LLC in Wilmington, Del., are of counsel.
The cases have been assigned to District Judge Leonard E. Davis.
Logitraq LLC v Ace Hardware Corp., dba AHC Trucking Co. Case No. 6:14-cv-00188
Logitraq LLC v Ben E. Keith Co. Case No. 6:14-cv-00189
Logitraq LLC v C.R. England Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00190
Logitraq LLC v Core-Mark Intl. Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00191
Logitraq LLC v CVS Transportation Case No. 6:14-cv-00192
Logitraq LLC v Estes Express Lines Case No. 6:14-cv-00193
Logitraq LLC v Ferrellgas LP Case No. 6:14-cv-00194
Logitraq LLC v Flying J Transportation LLC Case No. 6:14-cv-00195
Logitraq LLC v Jack Cooper Transport Co. Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00196
Logitraq LLC v JBS Carriers Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00197
Logitraq LLC v KLLM Transport Services LLC Case No. 6:14-cv-00198
Logitraq LLC v Knight Transportation Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00199
Logitraq LLC v Landstar Inway Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00200
Logitraq LLC v Linde LLC Case No. 6:14-cv-00201
Logitraq LLC v Marten Transport Ltd. Case No. 6:14-cv-00203
Logitraq LLC v MVT Services LLC dba Mesilla Valley Transportation Case No. 6:14-cv-00204
Logitraq LLC v National Freight Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00205
Logitraq LLC v Nestle Transportation Co. Case No. 6:14-cv-00206
Logitraq LLC v Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00207
Logitraq LLC v Owens & MInor Distribution Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00209
Logitraq LLC v Praxair Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00210
Logitraq LLC v Roehl Transport Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00211
Logitraq LLC v Ruan Transport Corp. Case No. 6:14-cv-00213
Logitraq LLC v Ryder Integrated Logistics Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00214
Logitraq LLC v Sentinel Transportation LLC Case No. 6:14-cv-00215
Logitraq LLC v Southeastern Freight Lines Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00216
Logitraq LLC v Stevens Transport Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00217
Logitraq LLC v TransAm Trucking Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00218
Logitraq LLC v Truserv Logistics Co. Case No. 6:14-cv-00219
Logitraq LLC v YRC Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00220
Plaintiff Logitrac is a Texas limited liability company located in Tyler.
The defendants are accused of infringing on:
U.S. Patent No. 6,556,905 for an invention titled Vehicle Supervision and Monitoring.
U.S. Patent No. 6,975,222 for an Asset Tracking Apparatus and Method.
According to the complaints, the '905 Patent is a prominent patent in the field of vehicle supervision and monitoring. The '905 Patent has been forward-cited in more than 50 subsequently issued U.S. patents to date, including patents originally assigned to such prominent companies as IBM, Robert Bosch, Ford and Progressive Insurance, the suits claim.
The '222 Patent has been forward-cited in more than 10 subsequently-issued U.S. patents to date, including a patent originally assigned to MIT, according to the suits.
Logitraq is seeking to enjoin defendants from further infringement or a running royalty, interest, costs and other relief. A jury trial is requested.
The plaintiff is represented by Craig Tadlock, John J. Harvey Jr. and Keith Smiley of the Tadlock Law Firm PLLC in Plano.