MARSHALL DIVISION

April 23

  • DE Technologies Inc. v. E4X Inc., et al

    DE Technologies is incorporated in Delaware with a place of business in Virginia.

    The defendants are E4X Inc., Fiftyone Inc., IShopUSA Inc. and International Checkout Inc.

    The plaintiff alleges that the defendants are willfully infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,460,020 issued Oct. 1, 2002, for a Universal Shopping Center for International Operation.

    The plaintiff is asking the court for an order permanently enjoining the defendants from further infringement and for an award of damages, enhanced damages, interest, attorney fees, costs and expenses.

    Jury trial is demanded.

    The plaintiff is represented by attorneys Edward W. Goldstein and Stephen F. Schlather of Goldstein, Faucett & Prebeg LLP of Houston.

    The case has been assigned to U.S. District Judge T. John Ward.

    Case No. 2:10-cv-00139

    SHERMAN DIVISION

    April 22

  • Movie Tavern LLC v. Jack Parr, individually and doing business as Synergy Media USA

    Movie Tavern is a Texas limited liability company with its principal place of business in Dallas.

    Defendant Jack Parr, doing business as Synergy Media, has an office in Frisco, Texas.

    The plaintiff alleges that the defendant is violating Trademark Registration No. 3,494,494 for Movie Tavern and the searchlights and tower design Service Mark registered Sept. 2, 2008.

    The plaintiff states that the defendant requested using the Movie Tavern trademark on fundraising cards to allow for free admission to Movie Tavern cinemas in 2010.

    The plaintiff claims it denied the request in writing but alleges the defendant manufactured and distributed cards with Movie Tavern's trade name and registered service mark.

    The plaintiff is asking the court for an order permanently enjoining the defendant from further use of the name and mark Movie Tavern, searchlights and tower design, for an award of damages, to recover the defendant's profits from its acts of infringement, tripled damages, attorneys' fees and court costs.

    Jury trial is demanded.

    The plaintiff is represented by attorney John M. Crone of Hitchcock Evert LLP of Dallas.

    The case has been assigned to U.S. District Richard A. Schell.

    Case No. 4:10-cv-00207

    TYLER DIVISION

    April 21

  • Data Detection Systems LLC v. Attachmate Corp., et al

    Data Detection Systems is a Texas corporation with a principal place of business in Frisco, Texas.

    The defendants are Attachmate Corp., International Business Machines Corp. and Hewlett Packard Co.

    The plaintiff alleges that the defendants are willfully infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,228,137 issued on July 13, 1993, for a Method for Controlling Execution of Host Computer Application Programs Through a Second Computer by Establishing Relevant Parameters having Variable Time of Occurrence and Context.

    The plaintiff is seeking an injunction enjoining defendants from continued infringement, an award of all damages and costs incurred by plaintiff because of defendants infringing activities, interest and attorney's fees and costs.

    Jury trial is demanded.

    The plaintiff is represented by attorney Erick S. Robinson and Jonathan T. Suder of Friedman, Suder & Cooke in Fort Worth.

    The case has been assigned to U.S. District Judge Michael H. Schneider.

    Case No.6:10-cv-00170

    April 22

  • Child Protect LLC v. HTC America Inc., et al

    Child Protect is a Texas limited liability company located in Frisco, Texas.

    The defendants are HTC America Inc., LG Electronics Inc., LG Electronics USA Inc., Motorola Inc., Nokia Siemens Networks US LLC, Nokia Inc., 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., Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB and Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications (USA) Inc.

    The plaintiff alleges that the defendants are willfully infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,532,715 for Telephone Call Control Methods.

    The plaintiff is seeking an injunction enjoining defendants from continued infringement, an award of damages, ongoing royalty rate to compensate for post-judgment infringement, treble damages, attorney fees and interest.

    The plaintiff is asking the court to order the impounding and destruction of all defendants' products that are infringing on the '715 patent.

    Jury trial is demanded.

    The plaintiff is represented by attorney Timothy E. Grochocinski and Anthony G. Simon of The Simon Law Firm PC in St. Louis, Mo., and attorney T. John War, Jr. and J. Wesley Hill of Ward & Smith Law Firm of Longview.

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

    Case No.6:10-cv-00171




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