John Suayan Nov. 9, 2015, 8:40am


MARSHALL DIVISION

Nov. 6

DataMotion Texas, LLC v. CitiGroup, Inc. 2:15-cv-01721-JRG

DataMotion Texas, LLC v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. et al 2:15-cv-01723-JRG

Texas-based DataMotion is the plaintiff.

It claims infringement of United States Patent Number 6,684,248 (the ‘248 patent). The ‘248 patent, titled “Method of Transferring Data From a Sender to a Recipient During Which a Unique Account for the Recipient is Automatically Created if the Account Does Not Previously Exist”, was issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Jan. 27, 2004.

DataMotion seeks unspecified monetary damages and a jury trial.

Attorneys John J. Edmonds, Stephen F. Schlather and Shea N. Palavan of the law firm Collins, Edmonds, Pogorzelski, Schlather & Tower, PLLC in Houston serve as the plaintiff’s counsel.

TYLER DIVISION

Nov. 5

Pherah LLC v. Upland Software, Inc. 6:15-cv-00959

Pherah LLC v. Tableau Software, Inc. 6:15-cv-00960

Pherah LLC v. Zoho Corporation 6:15-cv-00961

Pherah LLC v. Workfront, Inc. 6:15-cv-00962

Pherah LLC v. Smartsheet.com, Inc. 6:15-cv-00963

The plaintiff Pherah is based in Plano.

It seeks to stop what it believes to be infringement of United States Patent No. RE44,652 (“the ‘652 patent”).

The ‘652 patent, titled “Computer-Readable Data Product for Managing Sales Information”, was issued on Dec. 17, 2013.

According to court documents, the patent in question “provides, among other things, a non-transitory computer program product readable by a computing system and encoding a set of computer instructions implementing a method for managing product knowledge comprising a plurality of data items related to products offered for sale by a selling entity, the computing system including a memory arrangement and at least one processing unit.”

Pherah seeks unspecified monetary damages and a jury trial.

Attorney Papool S. Chaudhari of the law firm Chaudhari Law, PLLC in Wylie is representing the complainant.

Nov. 6

Safe Tan, LLC v. Palm Beach Tan, Inc. 6:15-cv-00965

Safe Tan, LLC v. Tru Tan, L.L.C. 6:15-cv-00966

Safe Tan, LLC v. Planet Beach Franchising Corporation 6:15-cv-00967

The plaintiff Safe Tan is based in Dallas.

According to its complaint, it is the owner of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,802,830 (“the ’830 patent”), titled “Device and Method that Generates a Fog Capable of Altering the Color of Human Skin”, 7,699,822 (“the ’822 patent”) and 8,137,328 (“the ’328 patent”), of which both are titled “Chemically Tanning Human Skin”. Court papers show the ‘830, ‘822 and ‘328 patents were issued on Oct. 12, 2004; Apr. 20, 2010 and Mar. 20, 2012, respectively with Brandon Shaw as one of their inventors.

Safe Tan seeks unspecified monetary damages and a jury trial.

It is represented by attorneys Hao Ni, Timothy T. Wang, Neal G. Massand, Stevenson Moore V and Krystal L. Gibbens of the law firm Ni, Wang & Massand, PLLC in Dallas.

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