Tyler Division

March 3

  • Smartphone Technologies LLC vs. Research in Motion Corp. et al

    Smartphone Technologies is a Texas limited liability corporation.

    The complaint alleges the defendants are willfully infringing seven patents owned by Smartphone Technologies.

  • U.S. Patent No. 6,950, 645 for a Power Conserving Intuitive Device Discovery Technique in a Bluetooth Environment;

  • U.S. Patent No. 7,076,275 for a Method and System for Single-Step Enablement of Telephony Functionality for a Portable Computer System;

  • U.S. Patent No. 5, 742,905 for a Personal Communication Internetworking;

  • U.S. Patent No. 7, 506, 064 for a Handheld Computer System that Attempts to Establish an Alternative Network Link Upon Failure to Establish a Requested Network Link;

  • U.S. Patent No. 6,533,342 for a System and Method of a Personal Computer Devise Providing Telephone Capability;

  • U.S. Patent No. 6,711,609 for a Method and Apparatus for Synchronizing an Email Client on a Portable Computer System with an Email Client on a Desktop Computer; and

  • U.S. Patent No. 40,459 for a Method and Apparatus for Communicating Information over Low Bandwidth Communication Networks.

    Defendants are Research in Motion Corp., Research in Motion Ltd., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Samsung Electronics America Inc., Samsung Telecommunications America LLC., Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd., Sanyo Electronic Device (U.S.A.) Inc., LG Electronics Inc., LG Electronics USA Inc., Motorola Inc., Apple Inc., Pantech Wireless Inc., Insight Enterprises Inc, AT&T Inc., and AT&T Mobility LLC.

    The plaintiff is seeking a permanent injunction, enhanced damages, costs and expenses, interest and attorneys' fees.

    Jury trial is demanded.

    T. John Ward Jr. Of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview and Pual Hayes and Dean Bostock of the Boston law firm Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky, Popeo PC are representing the plaintiff.

    The case has been assigned to U.S. District Judge Leonard E. Davis.

    Case No. 6:10-cv-0074-LED

    March 8

  • Stragent, LLC vs. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., and Futurewei Technologies Inc., doing business as Huawei Technologies (USA)

    Stragent is a Texas limited liability company with its principal place of business in Longview.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendants infringed on Patent No. 7,095,753 issued Aug. 26, 2006, for Digital Network Processor-Based Multi-Protocol Flow Control.

    The defendants made, used, imported or offered for sale microprocessor including the Huawei Quidway Router that allegedly infringes on the '753 Patent.

    The plaintiff is seeking damages, costs, expenses, and interest.

    Jury trial is demanded.

    Eric M. Albritton of Albritton Law Firm and T. John Ward, Jr. of Ward & Smith in Longview are representing the plaintiff.

    The case has been assigned to U.S. District Judge Leonard E. Davis.

    Case No. 6:10-cv-00077-LED

  • Balther Technologies vs. American Honda Motor Co. Inc. et al

    Balther Technologies is a Texas limited liability company with its principal place of business in Longview.

    The plaintiff alleges the defendants infringed on Patent No. 7,241, 034 issued July 10, 2007, for Automatic Directional Control System for Vehicle Headlights.

    The plaintiff alleges that 51 companies are infringing the '034 Patent.

    Defendants are American Honda Motor Co Inc., Honda Motor Co. Ltd., BMW of North America LLC., BMW AG Chrysler Group LLC, Ferrari North America Inc., Ferrari S.P.A., General Motors LLC, Hyundai Motor Co., Jaguar Land Rover North America LLC, Jaguar Cars Limited, Maserati North America Inc., Maserati S.P.A., Mercedes-Benz USA LLC, Daimler North America Corp., Diamler AG, Mazda Motor of North America Inc., Mazda Motor Corp., Mitsubishi Motors North America Inc. and Mitsubishi Motors Corp.

    Also Nissan North America Inc., Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., Porsche Cars North America Inc., Dr. Ing. Hc. F. Porsche AG, Saab Cars North America Inc., Toyota Motor North America Inc., Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A Inc., Toyota Motor Corp., Volkswagen Group of America Inc., Automobili Lamborghini S.P.A., Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Ford Motor Co., Volvo Cars of North America LLC, and Volvo Car Corp.

    The defendants made, used, or offered for sale vehicles that had automatic directional control and/or leveling control system for vehicle lights that allegedly infringe on the '034 Patent.

    The plaintiff is seeking damages, costs, expenses, and interest.

    Jury trial is demanded.

    Eric M. Albritton of Albritton Law Firm and T. John Ward Jr. of Ward & Smith in Longview are representing the plaintiff.

    The case has been assigned to U.S. District Judge Leonard E. Davis.

    Case No. 6:10-cv-00078-LED

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