TYLER DIVISION

June 17

  • SFA Systems LLC v. BigMachines Inc., et al

    SFA Systems is a Texas limited liability company with its principal place of business in Marshall.

    The defendants are BigMachines Inc., Beckman Coulter Inc., Enterasys Networks Inc., Ricoh Americas Corp., Hyundai Motor America Inc. and Carestream Health Inc.

    The plaintiff argues that the defendants are willfully infringing on U. S. Patent No. 6,067,525 issued May 23, 2000, for an Integrated Computerized Sales Force Automation System.

    The plaintiff is asking for the court for a permanent injunction enjoining the defendants from infringement and for an award of compensatory damages, restitution of benefits, plus interest and attorneys fees.

    Jury trial is demanded.

    The plaintiff is represented by Andrew W. Spangler of Spangler Law in Longview and David Pridham of the Law Office of David Pridham in Barrington, R.I.

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

    Case No. 6:10cv00300

  • Landmark Technology LLC v. Blockbuster Inc., et al

    Landmark Technology is a Delaware limited liability company organized with its principal place of business in Tyler.

    The defendants are Blockbuster Inc., Casio America Inc., CVS Caremark Corp., Dillard's Inc., RadioShack Corp., The Men's Wearhouse Inc., Tiffany & Co. and Urban Outfitters Inc.

    The plaintiff believes the defendants are willfully infringing on three patents. The patents-in-suit are:

  • U.S. Patent No. 5,576,951 issued on Nov. 19, 1996, for an Automated Sales and Services System;

  • U.S. Patent No. 6,289,319 issued on Sept. 11, 2001, for an Automated Business and Financial Processing System; and

  • U.S. Patent No. 7,010,508 issued on March 7, 2006, for an Automated Multimedia Data Processing Network.

    The patent infringement claims relate to the defendants' Internet-based electronic commerce.

    Landmark is asking for an order directing the defendants to deliver for destruction all infringing products and systems in their possession.

    The plaintiff is asking for a permanent injunction enjoining the defendants from continued infringement, enhanced damages, any profits or gains received from the infringement, costs, attorneys' fees and interest.

    Jury trial is demanded.

    The plaintiff is represented by Charles Ainsworth and Robert Christopher Bunt of Parker, Bunt & Ainsworth PC in Tyler.

    Additional plaintiff's counsel includes attorneys Stanley M. Gibson, Gregory S. Cordrey and Joshua S. Hodas of Jeffer, Mangels, Butler and Marmaro in Los Angeles, Calif.

    Jury trial requested.

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

    Case No. 6:10cv00302

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