Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

John Suayan Jan. 22, 2016, 8:56am


MARSHALL DIVISION

Jan. 19

Barkan Wireless Technologies, L.P. v. T-Mobile US, Inc. et al 2:16-cv-00063-RWS-RSP

Allen-based Barkan asserts ownership of United States Patent Numbers 9,042,306 (“the ‘306 patent”) and No. 8,559,369 (“the ‘369 patent”), both titled “Wireless Internet System and Method”.

The company seeks unspecified monetary damages and a jury trial in response to alleged infringement of the two patents.

It is represented by attorneys Robert D. Katz of the law firm Katz PLLC in Dallas and Stafford Davis of The Stafford Davis Firm, PC in Tyler.

SHERMAN DIVISION

Jan. 19

Dexas International, Ltd. v. Art and Cook Inc. 4:16-cv-00054-ALM

Plaintiff Dexas has pursued legal action in an effort to stop alleged infringement of U.S. Letters Patents D615,828 and D615,830.

Both patents pertain to ornamental designs for cutting boards.

According to the complaint, the aforementioned infringement “was willful, making this an exceptional case.”

Dexas consequently seeks unspecified monetary damages and a jury trial.

It is represented by attorney Daniel V. Thompson of The Law Office of Daniel V. Thompson, P.C. in Dallas.

Jan. 21

8975 Licensing LLC v. Republic Bank & Trust Company 4:16-cv-00066-RC

The plaintiff 8975 Licensing is based in Plano.

A business which specializes in developing, managing and licensing intellectual property related to advanced Internet architecture, including related patents and other intellectual property, 8975 Licensing claims ownership of U.S. Patent No. 9,128,975 B2 (the ‘975 Patent).

The complainant believes the ‘975 Patent was infringed upon, filing suit in an effort to stop the act in question.

It seeks unspecified monetary damages and a jury trial.

Attorneys Margaret A. Smith and Anthony L. Leto of the law firm Smith & Leto in Los Gatos, Calif.

TYLER DIVISION

Jan. 20

Dot 23 Technologies, LLC v. Apple Inc 6:16-cv-00024-JRG-KNM

Dot 23 Technologies, LLC v. HTC America, Inc. 6:16-cv-00025-JRG-KNM

McKinney-based Dot 23 claims U.S. Patent Nos. 6,917,802; 7,245,903; and 6,405,029 were infringed and has brought suit.

It seeks unspecified monetary damages and a jury trial.

Attorney Frank M. Washko, Ph.D of the law firm Tiburon Intellectual Property PLLC in San Francisco serves as Dot 23’s lead counsel.

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