PATENT INFRINGEMENT SUITS

Tyler Division

Aug. 20

  • Patent Harbor LLC v. LG Electronics Inc., et al.

    Patent Harbor is a Texas corporation with its principal place of business in Tyler.

    The defendants are LG Electronics Inc., LG Electronics U.S.A. Inc., Cutris International Ltd. and Coby Electronics Corp.

    The plaintiff accuses the defendants of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,977,992 issued Nov. 2, 1999, and U.S. Patent No. 5,684,514 issued Nov. 4, 1997, for Apparatus and Method for Assembling Content Addressable Video.

    The plaintiff is asking the court to prevent the defendants from further acts of infringement or, in the alternative, for an on-going royalty for future acts of infringement, and for an award for compensatory damages, plus interest.

    Patent Harbor is represented by Keith A. Rutherford, John C. Cain and Scott Reese of Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri in Houston and T. John Ward Jr. of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview.

    Jury trial is requested. U.S. District Judge

    Leonard Davis is assigned to the case.

    Case No. 6:10cv00436

    Aug. 23

  • EVM Systems LLC v. Cordis Corp., et al.

    EVM Systems is a Texas corporation with its principal place of business in Frisco.

    The defendants are Cordis Corp., Boston Scientific Corp., Abbott Laboratories Inc. and Abbott Vascular Inc.

    The plaintiff accuses the defendants of willfully infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,780,175 B1 issued on Aug. 24, 2004, for Medical Instrument with Slotted Memory Metal Tube and U.S. Patent No. 7,037,321 B2 issued on May 2, 2006, for Medical Device with Slotted Memory Metal Tube.

    The plaintiff is asking the court to enjoin the defendant from further acts of infringement of the '175 and '321 Patents and for an award for compensatory damages, treble damages, interest and attorney's fees.

    EVM Systems is represented by Jonathan T. Suder and Brett M. Pinkus of Friedman, Suder & Cooke in Fort Worth.  

    Jury trial is requested. U.S. District Judge

    Leonard Davis is assigned to the case.

    Case No. 6:10cv00438

    FALSE PATENT MARKING SUITS

    Texarkana Division

    Aug. 22

  • Plaintiff: Patect LLC
    Plaintiff's Attorney: Hao Ni; Ni Law Firm, Dallas. Tyler K. Brochstein; Brochstein Law Firm, Dallas. Jack L. Siegel, Dallas.
    Judge: David Folsom

  • Defendant: Corning Inc.
    Patents In Suit: U.S. Patent No. 4,568,649 issued on Feb. 4, 1986, for Immediate Ligand Detection Assay
    Patent Expiration Date:  Feb. 22, 2003
    Defendant's Falsely Marked Product: Corning Nonbinding Surface Microplates products
    Case No. 5:10cv00147

  • Defendant: Sealed Air Corp., Sealed Air Corp. (US) and Shanklin Corp.
    Patents In Suit: U.S. Patent No. 3,312,811 issued April 4, 1967, for Shrink Tunnel
    Patents Expiration Date: April 4, 1984
    Defendant's Falsely Marked Product: Shanklin Model T-7H Shrink Tunnel, Shanklin Model T-7XL Shrink Tunnel, Shanklin Models T-71/T-81 Shrink Tunnel, Shanklin Models T-8/T-9 Shrink Tunnel, and Models T-6H Shrink Tunnel products.
    Case No. 5:10cv00148




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