John Suayan Jun. 20, 2016, 10:35am


MARSHALL DIVISION

June 13

Nichia Corporation v. Lowe's Companies, Inc. et al 2:16-cv-00613-JRG

Nichia Corporation v. Mary Elle Fashions, Inc. d/b/a Meridian Electric 2:16-cv-00615-JRG

Nichia Corporation v. Feit Electric Company, Inc. 2:16-cv-00616-JRG

Japan-based Nichia is the plaintiff.

The company seeks to curb alleged infringement of United States Patent Number 8,530,250, asserting ownership.

According to recent court documents, the ‘250 patent lists Hirofumi Ichikawa, Masaki Hayashi, Shimpei Sasaoka, and Tomohide Miki as inventors.

Nichia seeks unspecified monetary damages and a jury trial.

Attorney Otis Carroll of the law firm Ireland Carroll & Kelley in Tyler serves as the plaintiff’s lead counsel.

June 16

Falkon Treasures LLC v. Adidas America, Inc. 2:16-cv-00653-JRG-RSP

Falkon Treasures LLC v. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Inc. 2:16-cv-00654-JRG-RSP

Falkon Treasures LLC v. Burlington Coat Factory Direct Corporation 2:16-cv-00655-JRG-RSP

Falkon Treasures LLC v. GameStop, Inc. 2:16-cv-00656-JRG-RSP

Falkon Treasures LLC v. Limited Stores, LLC 2:16-cv-00657-JRG-RSP

The plaintiff Falkon is based in Frisco.

It asserts ownership of U.S. Patent No. 6,233,682, titled “Distribution of Musical Products by a Web Site Vendor over the Internet.”

Per recent court papers, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued the subject patent on May 15, 2001.

“The ‘682 Patent has been cited as prior art during the prosecution history of over 200 subsequently-issued United States patents, including patents assigned to Amazon.com, Inc., Apple, Inc., Google, Inc., Nokia Corporation, Sony Corporation, and Symbol Technologies, Inc.,” they say.

Falkon seeks unspecified monetary damages and a jury trial.

Attorney David R. Bennett of the law firm Direction IP Law in Chicago is representing the complainant.

Jemaco, LLC v. Baby Trend Inc. 2:16-cv-00658-JRG

Jemaco, LLC v. Good Baby US Holdings, Inc. 2:16-cv-00659-JRG

Jemaco, LLC v. Graco Children's Products Inc 2:16-cv-00660-JRG

Plano-based Jemaco is the plaintiff.

It has pursued legal action in response to what it claims is infringement of U.S. Patent No. 5,839,748, titled "Convertible Stroller."

The claims on the ‘748 patent, which the USPTO issued on Nov. 24, 1998, “disclose a child stroller which is convertible between a sitting condition, which is adapted to carry a child in a normal sitting position, and a standing condition, which is adapted to carry a child in a standing positon,” court documents say.

Jemaco seeks unspecified monetary damages and a jury trial.

Attorney Charles van Cleef of the van Cleef Law Office in Longview serves as the complainant’s lead counsel.

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