Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By David Yates | May 29, 2015


May 25

Fellowship Filtering Technologies, LLC v. IAC/InterActiveCorp and 2:15-cv-00837-JRG

Fellowship Filtering Technologies, LLC v. Adobe Systems, Inc. 2:15-cv-00838-JRG

Fellowship Filtering Technologies, LLC v. Open Text, Inc. 2:15-cv-00839-JRG

Plaintiff Fellowship Filtering Technologies brings the actions and makes the following allegations of patent infringement relating to U.S. Patent No. 5,884,282, entitled "Automated Collaborative Filtering System."

The ‘282 patent describes a novel way for providing product and content recommendations based on data that is collected on a website by calculating similarity values.

The Gladewater law firm Capshaw Derieux represents the plaintiff.


May 26

Magnacross LLC v. Acer America Corporation 2:15-cv-00840-JRG-RSP

Magnacross LLC v. ASUS Computer International 2:15-cv-00841-JRG-RSP

Magnacross LLC v. AT&T Mobility LLC 2:15-cv-00842-JRG-RSP

Magnacross LLC v. Blu Products, Inc. 2:15-cv-00843-JRG-RSP

Magnacross LLC v. Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless 2:15-cv-00844-JRG-RSP

Magnacross LLC v. Fuhu, Inc. 2:15-cv-00845-JRG-RSP

Magnacross LLC v. Kyocera Communications, Inc. 2:15-cv-00846-JRG-RSP

Magnacross LLC v. Motion Computing, Inc. 2:15-cv-00847-JRG-RSP

Magnacross LLC v. MSI Computer Corp. 2:15-cv-00848-JRG-RSP

Magnacross LLC v. Panasonic Corporation of North America 2:15-cv-00849-JRG-RSP

Magnacross LLC v. Razer USA Ltd.          2:15-cv-00850-JRG-RSP

Magnacross LLC v. Shaghal Ltd. d/b/a eMatic 2:15-cv-00851-JRG-RSP

Magnacross LLC v. Sprint Spectrum L.P.          2:15-cv-00852-JRG-RSP

Magnacross LLC v. TCT Mobile (US), Inc. 2:15-cv-00853-JRG-RSP

Magnacross LLC v. T-Mobile USA, Inc. 2:15-cv-00854-JRG-RSP

Magnacross LLC v. United States Cellular Corporation 2:15-cv-00855-JRG-RSP

Magnacross LLC v. Visual Land Inc. 2:15-cv-00856-JRG-RSP

Magnacross LLC v. Xplore Technologies Corp.           2:15-cv-00857-JRG-RSP

Magnacross LLC v. Yifang USA Inc. d/b/a EFun 2:15-cv-00858-JRG-RSP

Magnacross LLC v. Zebra Technologies Corporation 2:15-cv-00859-JRG-RSP

Plaintiff is a McKinney company.

On July 12, 2005, United States Patent No. 6,917,304 (“the ‘304 Patent”) was duly and legally issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

The ‘304 Patent is titled “Wireless Mutliplex [sic] Data Transmission System.” The PCT application leading to the ‘304 Patent was filed on April 3, 1998.

Magnacross is the assignee of all right, title and interest in the ‘304 patent, including all rights to enforce and prosecute actions for infringement and to collect damages for all relevant times against infringers of the ‘304 Patent.

Chicago attorney David Bennett represents the plaintiff.


May 28

Genaville LLC v. AT&T Inc. 2:15-cv-00863-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. Belk, Inc. 2:15-cv-00864-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. Rakuten USA, Inc. 2:15-cv-00865-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. Esty, Inc. 2:15-cv-00866-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. Euromarket Designs, Inc. (d/b/a/ Crate & Barrell) 2:15-cv-00867-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. Fanatics, Inc. 2:15-cv-00868-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. Follett Higher Education Group, Inc. 2:15-cv-00869-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. Golfsmith International, Inc. 2:15-cv-00870-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. Harry and David, LLC 2:15-cv-00871-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. Hayneedle Inc. 2:15-cv-00872-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. JP Boden USA LLC 2:15-cv-00873-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. Kohl's Illinois, Inc. 2:15-cv-00874-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. L. L. Bean, Inc. 2:15-cv-00875-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. Lowe's Companies, Inc. 2:15-cv-00876-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. The Men's Wearhouse, Inc. et al 2:15-cv-00877-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. MLB Advanced Media, L.P. 2:15-cv-00879-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. 2:15-cv-00880-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. Nasty Gal Inc. 2:15-cv-00881-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. Nordstrom, Inc. 2:15-cv-00882-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. Northern Tool & Equipment Company 2:15-cv-00883-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. Inc. 2:15-cv-00884-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. OpticsPlanet, Inc. 2:15-cv-00885-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. PC Connection, Inc. 2:15-cv-00886-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. Power Equipment Direct Inc. 2:15-cv-00887-JRG-RSP

Genaville LLC v. Recreational Equipment, Inc. (d/b/a REI) 2:15-cv-00888-JRG-RSP

Plaintiff is a Plano company.

Plaintiff Genaville is the owner by assignment of United States Patent No. 5,999,927 (“the ’927 Patent”) titled “Method and Apparatus for Information Access Employing Overlapping Clusters.”

The ’927 Patent was duly issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Dec. 7, 1999.

The Dallas law firm Scheef & Stone represents the plaintiff.


DataMotion Texas, LLC v. Automatic Data Processing, LLC et al 2:15-cv-00889-JRG

DataMotion Texas, LLC v. American Heritage Life Insurance Company et al 2:15-cv-00890-JRG

DataMotion Texas, LLC v. HSBC Bank USA, N.A. 2:15-cv-00891-JRG

DataMotion Texas, LLC v. John Hancock Financial Corporation et al 2:15-cv-00892-JRG

DataMotion Texas, LLC v. Kaiser Permanente Ventures, LLC 2:15-cv-00893-JRG

DataMotion Texas, LLC v. Comerica Bank et al 2:15-cv-00894-JRG

DataMotion Texas, LLC v. Commerce Bancshare, Inc. et al 2:15-cv-00895-JRG

Plaintiff is a Texas company.

The patent infringement actions seek to stop Defendants’ infringement of United States Patent No. 6,684,248.

The claims of the '248 Patent cover, inter alia, methods for providing a securetransfer of data comprising: transferring the data to a secure database server, and upon the sender initiating a transfer of the data to a recipient, causing an inquiry to be made as to whether the recipient has an affiliation with the a network; and upon a determination of no affiliation, causing the network to dynamically create an account for the recipient comprising a storage location; storing data addressed to the recipient in the storage location; providing a notification to the recipient of the data being available; and transferring the data to the recipient upon request.

The plaintiff is represented by John Edmonds, attorney for the Houston law firm Collins Edmonds Pogorzelski Schlather & Tower.



May 27

EMG Technology, LLC v. American Family Mutual Insurance Company 6:15-cv-00498

EMG Technology, LLC v. Dillard's, Inc. 6:15-cv-00499

EMG Technology, LLC v. Dollar General Corporation 6:15-cv-00500

EMG Technology, LLC v. DOLLAR THRIFTY AUTOMOTIVE GROUP, INC. et al 6:15-cv-00501

EMG Technology, LLC v. FAMILY DOLLAR STORES, INC. 6:15-cv-00502

EMG Technology, LLC v. Gamestop Corporation et al 6:15-cv-00503

EMG Technology, LLC v., LLC 6:15-cv-00504

EMG Technology, LLC v. Pier 1 Imports, Inc. 6:15-cv-00505

Plaintiff is a Los Angeles company.

The patents in suit are:

-United States Patent No. 6,600,497 (the “‘497 Patent”) entitled “Apparatus and Method to Navigate Interactive Television Using Unique Inputs with a Remote Control” was duly and legally issued on July 29, 2003; and

- United States Patent No. 7,194,698 (the “‘698 Patent”) entitled “Method to Advertise and Search on Television for Web Content Using A Simplified Interface” was duly and legally issued on March 20, 2007.

Tyler attorney Charles Ainsworth represents the plaintiff.

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