PATENT INFRINGEMENT CASES

Marshall Division

Dec. 16

  • Effectively Illuminated Pathways v. Home Depot U.S.A. Inc., et al.

    Plaintiff Effectively Illuminated Pathways is a Texas limited liability company with its principal place of business in Plano.

    The defendants are Home Depot, Sears Roebuck and Co., Sears Brands and Sears Holding Management Corp.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,580,228 issued June 17, 2003, for Flexible Substrate Mounted Solid-State Light Sources for Use in Line Current Lamp Sockets.

    The plaintiff argues the defendants are willfully infringing on the '228 patent.

    The plaintiff is asking the Court to issue a permanent injunction preventing the defendant from further acts of infringement and for an award of damages, costs, interest, expenses and attorney's fees.

    Effectively Illuminated Pathways is represented by Andrew W. Spangler of Spangler Law in Longview and Marc A. Fenster, Bruce D. Kuyper and Adam Hoffman of Russ, August & Kabat in Los Angeles, Calif.

    Jury trial is requested.

    U.S. District Judge David Folsom is assigned to the case.

    Case No. 2:10-cv-00566

  • Geotag Inc. v. Georgia Armani, et al.
  • Geotag Inc. v. Aromatique, et al.
  • Geotag Inc. v. Gucci America Inc., et al
  • Geotag Inc. v. Starbucks Corp., et al.
  • Geotag Inc. v. Rent-A-Center Inc., et al.
  • Geotag Inc. v. Western Union Co., et al.
  • Geotag Inc. v. Royal Purple Inc., et al.

    Plaintiff Geotag Inc. is a Delaware corporation with a place of business in Plano.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,930,474 issued July 29, 1999, for Internet Organizer for Accessing Geographically and Topically Based Information.

    The plaintiff is asking the Court for a permanent Injunction preventing the defendants from further acts of infringement and for an award of damages, costs, expenses, and prejudgment and post-judgment interest, enhanced damages and attorney's fees.

    A jury trial is requested in each case.

    Geotag is represented by John J. Edmonds, Michael J. Collins and Stephen F. Schlather of Collins, Edmonds & Pogorzelski in Houston; and L. Charles van Cleef of Van Cleef Law Office in Longview.

    Dec. 17

  • Geotag Inc. v. Georgia Armani, et al.

    The defendants are Georgia Armani, Adidas, Asics Corp., Cartier, Chanel, Christian Dior, Conn's Inc., Conn's Appliances Inc., Electric Vine Inc. d/b/a Bullseye Solutions Group d/b/a Bullseye Solutions, Bullseye Solutions Inc. d/b/a Bullseye Solutions, Graco, Gucci Group, IQ Services Group Inc. d/b/a Xtrememlocator.com d/b/a IQServices d/b/a IQ Services.com, IQ Services Inc. d/b/a Xtremelocator.com d/b/a IQServices d/b/a IQServices.com, Know-Where Systems Inc., Kubota Corp. of Japan, Lely Holdings, Lely Industries, Market Basket Inc. d/b/a Market Basket Food Stores, Medela AG Medical Technology, Medela AG, Rolex, Van Cleef & Arpels and Xionetic Technologies Inc. d/b/a Findlocation.com.

    Case No. 2:10-cv-00569-TJW

  • Geotag Inc. v. Aromatique, et al.

    The defendants are Aromatique Inc., Asics America Corp., Academy Ltd. d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors d/b/a Academy Sports and Outdoors, Adidas America Inc., Avon Products Inc., Best Buy Co. Inc. d/b/a Best Buy, BBY Solutions Inc., BJI Inc. d/b/a Brown Jordan, Brown Jordan International Inc. d/b/a Brown Jordan, Brookstone Co. Inc., Cartier Inc., Cartier International, Cartier Enterprises Inc., Cartier North America Inc., Christian Dior Perfumes Inc. d/b/a Christian Dior d/b/a Dior d/b/a Dior.com, Christian Dior Perfumes d/b/a Christian Dior d/b/a Dior d/b/a Dior.com, Christian Dior Boutiques Inc., Craftmaster Manufacturing Inc. d/b/a Craftmaster d/b/a CMI, Dollar Tree Inc., Foot Locker Inc., Foot Locker Retailer Inc., Footlocker.com Inc., GameStop Corp., Gander Mountain Co., Hinkley Lighting Inc., Kohl's Illinois, Kohl's Department Stores Inc., Kohl's Corp., Lucy Activewear Inc., Michael's Stores Inc., Nordstrom Inc., Old Navy Inc., Old Navy (Apparel), Old Navy, Oscar de le Renta, Petsmart Inc., Petsmart Store Support Group Inc., Rolex Watch USA Inc., Sterling Jewelers Inc. d/b/a Jared The Galleria of Jewelry d/b/a Kay Jewelers, Kay Jewelers Inc., Target Corp., The TJX Companies Inc. d/b/a TJ Maxx, Toys "R" Us Inc., Geoffrey, Van Cleef & Arpels Inc., VF Corp. d/b/a 7 For All Mankind d/b/a 7FAM d/b/a Seven Jeans d/b/a Lucy Activewear, Seven For All Mankind, VF Jeanswear d/b/a Wrangler, VF Outdoor Inc. d/b/a The Northface and Victoria's Secret Stores Inc.

    Case No. 2:10-cv-00570-TJW

  • Geotag Inc. v. Gucci America Inc., et al

    The defendants are Gucci America Inc., Banana Republic (Apparel), Banana Republic (ITM) Inc., Banana Republic, Barnes & Noble Inc., BarnesandNoble.com, Bass Pro Inc., Bass Pro Shops Inc., BPS Direct, Bass Pro Outdoors Online, Big Lots Inc., Big Lots Stores Inc., BJ's Wholesale Club Inc., Cabela's Inc., Chanel Inc., Chanel USA Inc., Trademark Services, Coach Inc., Costco Wholesale Corp., Dillard's Inc., Gap Inc., Gap (Apparel), Georgio Armani Corp. d/b/a Georgio Armani d/b/a Armani, Gordon Jewelry Corp. d/b/a Gordon's Jewelers, Zale Corp. d/b/a Zale's d/b/a Zales Jewelers d/b/a Gordon's Jewelers d/b/a Piercing Pagoda, Herman Miller Inc., Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. d/b/a Hobby Lobby Creative Centers d/b/a Hobby Lobby, Leo's Dancewear Inc., Leslie's Poolmart Inc. d/b/a Leslie's Poolmart d/b/a Leslie's Swimming Pool Supplies d/b/a Leslie's, Macy's Inc., Nike Inc., Petco Animal Supplies Inc., Ralph Lauren Media, Polo Ralph Lauren Corp., Ross Stores Inc., Sketchers USA Inc., The Sports Authority Inc., Staples Inc., TA Operating d/b/a TravelCenters of America, Tiffany & Co. d/b/a Tiffany and Co., Vera Wang Bridal House, V.E.W. and Woolrich Inc.

    Case No. 2:10-cv-00571-TJW

  • Geotag Inc. v. Starbucks Corp., et al.

    The defendants are Starbucks Corp., AFC Enterprises Inc. d/b/a Popeye's Chicken and Biscuits d/b/a Popeye's, Bob Evans Farms Inc. d/b/a Bob Evans, Bob Evans Restaurants of Michigan, Brinker International Inc. d/b/a Chili's d/b/a Romano's Macaroni Grill d/b/a Maggiano's Little Italy, Burger King Corp., California Pizza Kitchen Inc., CEC Entertainment Inc. d/b/a Chuck E. Cheese's, CEC Entertainment Concepts, Cici Enterprises d/b/a Cici's Pizza, Cinnabon Inc., Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. d/b/a Cracker Barrel, Darden Restaurants Inc. d/b/a Red Lobster d/b/a Longhorn Steakhouse d/b/a Olive Garden d/b/a The Capital Grille d/b/a Bahama Breeze d/b/a Seasons d/b/a Longhornsteakhouse.com, Darden Concepts Inc., GMRI Inc., DDIP Holder, Dunkin' Brands Inc. d/b/a Dunkin Donuts, Dunkin Donuts Inc., Deli Management d/b/a Jason's Deli, Applebee's International Inc., Applebee's IP, Doctor's Associates Inc. d/b/a Subway, Franchise World Headquarters, Domino's Pizza Inc., Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc., Godfather's Pizza Inc., Great Harvest Bread Co., Ihop Corp., Ihop IP, Dineequity Inc. d/b/a Ihop d/b/a International House of Pancakes, Jack in the Box Inc., Landry's Inc. d/b/a Chart House d/b/a Salt Grass d/b/a Claim Jumper d/b/a Oceanaire d/b/a Saltgrass, Saltgrass Inc., The Oceanaire Inc., Little Caesar Enterprises Inc., Ilitch Holdings Inc., McDonald's Corp., Moe's Southwest Grill, MSWG, Moe's Inc., Moe's Franchisor, Mr. Gatti's, Mama Jim's Pizza Inc. d/b/a Mr. Jim's Pizza, Panera Bread Co., Panera, Papa Johns International Inc., Papa Johns USA Inc., Pizza Inn Inc. and Pizzeria Uno Corp.

    Case No. 2:10-cv-00572-TJW

  • Geotag Inc. v. Rent-A-Center Inc., et al.

    The defendants are Rent-A-Center Inc., Alamo Rent A Car, Advance Auto Parts Inc., Advance Stores Co. Inc., Applied Industrial Technologies Inc., As America Inc., d/b/a American Standard Brands d/b/a American Standard, AutoNation Inc., AutoZone Inc., Avalon Global Group Inc., Avis Budget Group Inc., Avis Rent A Car System, Brake Centers of the Southwest Inc. d/b/a Just Brakes, CarMax Business Services, CarMax Inc., Christus Health a/k/a/ Christus Health Non-profit Corp., Christus Health Foundation, Discount Tire Co. d/b/s Discount Tire d/b/a America's Tire, Dollar Rent A Car Inc., Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc., E-Advance, Enterprise Holding Inc., Enterprise Rent-A-Car Co., Group 1 Automotive Inc. d/b/a Group One Automotive, Interstate Battery Systems of America Inc., Just Brakes of Nevada Inc. d/b/a Just Brakes, National Car Rental System Inc., O'Reilly Automotive Ind. d/b/a O'Reilly Auto Parts, Payless Car Rental System Inc., Penske Automotive Group Inc., Penske Corp., Penske System Inc., Penske Truck Leasing Co., Rhino Linings Corp., The Hertz Corp. d/b/a Hertz Corp. d/b/a Hertz Car Rental, The Pep Boys - - Manny, Moe & Jack d/b/a Pep Boys, The Reinalt-Thomas Corp., Thrifty Inc., d/b/a Thrifty Car Rental, Trane U.S. Inc., Trane Inc. f/k/a American Standard Companies Inc. and Vanguard Car Rental USA Inc. d/b/a Alamo Rent A Car d/b/a National Car Rental and Vanguard Car Rental USA Inc.

    Case No. 2:10-cv-00573-TJW

    Dec. 18

  • Geotag Inc. v. Western Union Co., et al.

    The defendants are The Western Union Co., Western Union Holdings Inc., Albertsons, Albertsons Inc., Bath & Body Works Direct Inc., Bath & Body Works, Beech Nut Nutrition Corp., Best Maid Products Inc., Brookshire Brothers, Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc., Burt's Bees Inc., CVS Caremark Corp., d/b/a CVS d/b/a CVS.com, Dollar General Corp., Family Dollar Stores Inc., Family Dollar Inc., Fifth Third Bancorp d/b/a Fifth Third Bank, HEB Grocery Co., Jelly Belly Candy Co., Jim's Formal Wear Co., Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings, Labcorp Limited, Laboratory Corp. of America, Learning Express Inc., Ticketmaster, Ticketmaster Entertainment, Live Nation Entertainment Inc. d/b/a Ticketmaster, Live Nation Worldwide Inc. d/b/a Ticketmaster, Lowe's Companies Inc., Lowes Home Centers Inc., Mattress Giant Corp., Medela Inc. Office Depot Inc., OfficeMax Inc., OMX Inc., Pacific BioScience Laboratories Inc., Piggly Wiggly, C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc., PIP Inc. d/b/a PIP Printing and Marketing Services, Quest Diagnostics Inc., Southern States Cooperative, Steelcase Inc., SunTrust Banks Inc. d/b/a Sun Trust Bank, SunTrust Investment Services Inc., Swan Corp. d/b/a The Swan Corp. d/b/a Swanstone, Taser International Inc., The Home Depot Inc., Home TLC Inc., Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. d/b/a The Home Depot U.S.A., The Scotts Miracle Gro Co., The Scotts Co., The Scotts Co. of Ohio, Scotts Miracle Gro Products Inc., Therma-Tru Corp., Walgreen Co. d/b/a Walgreens, Whole Foods Market Inc., Whole Foods Inc., Whole Foods Market IP and Winn-Dixie Stores Inc.

    Case No. 2:10-cv-00574-DF

  • Geotag Inc. v. Royal Purple Inc., et al.

    The defendants are Royal Purple Inc., Agco Corp., Agri-Cover Inc., A&W Brands Inc., A& W Restaurants Inc., AT&T Inc., AT&T Wireless, Bobcat Co., Caterpillar Inc., Church & Dwight Co., Inc., d/b/a Trojan Brand Condoms d/b/a Trojan, Cummins Inc., Deere & Co., Gates That Open d/b/a Mighty Mule, Goodrich Corp., Graco Inc., IAC/Interactive Corp., KFC Corp., Kohler Co., Kubota Tractor Corp., Lely USA Inc., LJS Restaurants Inc., Long John Silver's Inc., Match.com SN d/b/a Singlesnet.com, Match.com Inc., National Interlock Systems Inc., Oldemark, People Media Inc. d/b/a Bbpeoplemeet.com d/b/a Singleparentmeet.com d/b/a Seniorpeoplemeet.com d/b/a Blackpeoplemeet.com, Pizza Hut of America Inc., Pizza Hut of North America Inc., Pizza Hut Inc., Pizza Hut, Remington Arms Co. Inc., Remington Arms Corp. Inc., Rite Aid Corp., Sbarro In., Schlotsky's Franchise, Service Magic Inc., Solutia Inc. d/b/a Gila, Sonic Corp., Stihl Inc., Taco Bell Corp., Taco Bell of America Inx. Terex Corp., The Boeing Co., Valspar Corp., Wendy's/Arby's Group Inc., Wendy's International Inc., Wendy's/Arby's Restaurants, Yum! Brands Inc. d/b/a A&W d/b/a KFC d/b/a Pizza Hut d/b/a Taco Bell d/b/a Long John Silver's, Safeway Inc., d/b/a Tom Thomb, GFM Holdings, Genuardi's Family Markets d/b/a Genuardi's, Randall's Food Markets Inc., Randall's Food & Drugs, The Vons Companies Inc. d/b/a Vons, Carr-Gottstein Foods Co. d/b/a Carr's, The Kroger Co., Dillon Companies Inc., d/b/a Dillon Food Stores D/b/a Dillons d/b/a Baker's Supermarkets d/b/a City Market d/b/a King Soopers d/b/a Gerbes Supermarket's, Food 4 Less GM Inc., Food 4 Less Holdings Inc., Fred Meyer Stores Inc. d/b/a Quality Food Centers d/b/a QFC, Kroger Limited Partnership I d/b/a Jayc Food Stores, Kroger Limited Partnership II, Kroger Texas, Pay Less Super Markets Inc. d/b/a Pay Less Food Market, Ralphs Grocery Co., d/b/a Ralphs d/b/a Food 4 Less d/b/a Food Co., Smith's Food & Drug Centers Inc. d/b/a Smith's Food & Drug Stores d/b/a Smith's d/b/a Fry's Food Stores.

    Case No. 2:10-cv-00575-TJW

    Tyler Division

    Dec. 13

  • Condatis v. Trico Marine Services Inc.

    Plaintiff Condatis is a Maryland limited liability Co. with its principal place of business in Plano.

    The defendants are A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, ABB, Inc., ABB, Ltd., Airbus S.A.S., Airbus Americas, Inc., American Eurocopter Corp., American Eurocopter LLC, Celebrity Cruises Inc., Delta Air Lines Inc., Electro-Motive Diesel Inc., Emirates, The Emirates Group, Goodrich Corp., JetBlue Airways Corp., Jigsaw Technologies Inc., Kongsberg Maritime Inc., L-3 Communications Corp., L-3 Communications Integrated SystemsLeica Geosystems Ltd., Lockheed Martin Corp., Maersk Inc., Maersk Line, Ltd., Michelin North America Inc., MTU Aero Engines, MTU Maintenance Hanover, Northrop Grumman Corp., Optimized Systems and Solutions Inc., OSISoft Inc., Pratt & Whitney Services Inc., Rolls Royce PLC, Rovsing Dynamics, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., SmartSignal Corp., Telcordia Technologies Inc., Timken Co., Trico Marine Services Inc., United Technologies Corp., US Airways Inc. and Windrock Inc.

    Condatis accuses the defendants of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,450,321 issued Sept. 12, 1995, for Interactive Dynamic Real-Time Management System For Powered Vehicles.

    Condatis is asking the Court for an award of damages, costs, expenses, attorney's fees and prejudgment and post-judgment interest.

    The plaintiff is represented by Andrew W. Spangler of Spangler Law in Longview and Gregory P. Love, Scott E. Stevens and Darrell G. Dotson of Stevens Love in Longview.

    Jury trial is requested.

    U.S. District Judge Leonard E. Davis is assigned to the case.

    Case No. 6:10-cv-00663

    Dec. 16

  • Secure Axcess v. Bank of America Corp, et al.

    Plaintiff Secure Axcess is a Texas limited liability company with its principal place of business in Plano.

    The defendants are Bank of America Corp., Bank of America, N.A., A.N.B. Holding Company, Ltd., American National Bank of Texas, Arvest Bank Group Inc., Arvest Bank, Austin Bancorp Inc., Austin Bank, Texas NA, Bank of the Ozarks Inc., Bank of the Ozarks, Citizens 1st Bank, Compass Bancshares Inc., Compass Bank a/k/a BBVA Compass, Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc., The Frost National Bank, Diboll State Bancshares Inc., First Bank & Trust East Texas, First Community Bancshares Inc., First National Bank Texas, First National of Nebraska Inc., First National Bank of Omaha, First National Bank Southwest, Sterling Bancshares Inc., Sterling Bank, Harris Bankcorp. Inc., Harris N.A., InTouch Credit Union f/k/a EDS Credit Union, ING DIRECT Bancorp., ING Bank, FSB d/b/a ING DIRECT USA, North Dallas Bank & Trust Co., Zions Bancorporation, Zions First National Bank, and Amegy Bank National Association d/b/a Amegy Bank of Texas.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,631,191 B2 issued Dec. 8, 2009, for System and Method for Authenticating a Web Page.

    Secure Axcess is asking the Court to issue an injunction preventing further acts of infringement and for an award of damages, reasonably royalty, enhanced damages, attorney's fees, expenses, interest and court costs.

    The plaintiff is represented by Anthony Bruster, Edward Chin, Nicole Reed Kliewer and Andrew Wright of Nix Patterson & Roach in Irving and Derek Gilliland, Brad Seidal and John Hull of Nix Patterson 7 Roach in Daingerfield.

    A jury trial is requested.

    U.S. District Judge Leonard E. Davis is assigned to the case.

    Case No. 6:10-cv-00670

    Dec. 17

  • Global Sessions v. Travelocity.com, et al.

    Plaintiff Global Sessions is a Texas limited liability partnership with its principal place of business in Austin.

    The defendants are Travelocity.com, Travelocity.com Inc., Sabre Holdings Corp., Sabre Inc., Amazon.com Inc., Amazon Services, Amazon Web Services, CDW Corp., Orbitz Worldwide Inc., Orbitz Worldwide, Orbitz Inc., Orbitz, Trip Network Inc. (d/b/a CheapTickets, Priceline.com Inc., Systemax Inc., CircuitCity.com Inc., CompUSA.com Inc., ProfitCenter Software Inc., and TigerDirect Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,076,108 issued June 13, 2000, for System And Method For Maintaining A State For A User Session Using A Web System Having A Global Session Server; U.S. Patent No. 6,085,220 issued July 4, 2000, for Enterprise Interaction Hub For Managing An Enterprise Web System; U.S. Patent No. 6,360,249 issued March 19, 2002, for Enterprise Interaction Hub For Managing An Enterprise Web System; and U.S. Patent No. 6,480,894 issued on Nov. 12, 2002, for System And Method For Maintaining A State For A User Session Using A Web System.

    Global Sessions is asking the Court to issue a permanent injunction preventing the defendants from further acts of infringement and for an award of actual damages, interest, enhanced damages, court costs and future royalty.

    The plaintiff is represented by Mike McKool of McKool Smith in Dallas; Steven J. Pollinger, Peter J. Ayers and Geoffrey L. Smith of McKool Smith in Austin; and Brandon M. Jordan of McKool Smith in Washington, D.C.

    A jury trial is requested.

    U.S. District Judge Leonard E. Davis is assigned to the case.

    Case No. 6:10-cv-00671

    FALSE PATENT MARKING CASES

    Marshall Division

    Dec. 13

  • Plaintiff: Tex Pat LLC
    Plaintiff's Attorney: Kyle J. Nelson, Scott E. Stevens, Gregory P. Love; Stevens Love, Longview

  • Defendant: Thomas & Betts Corp. and Thomas & Betts International
    Patents In Suit:
    U.S. Patent No. 2,274,215 issued Feb. 24, 1942, for Electronic Microscope.
    U.S. Patent No. 4,535,960 issued Aug. 20, 1985, for Cable Clamp with Alignment Means.
    Patent Expiration Date:
    The '215 Patent expired on Aug.14, 1960.
    The '960 Patent expired on June 27, 2003.
    Defendant's Falsely Marked Product: Furse Copperbond Earth Rod, Self-Aligning Cable Clamps products
    Case No. 2:10-cv-00554-DF

  • Defendant: Escalon Medical Corp.
    Patents In Suit:
    U.S. Patent No. 4,878,487 issued Nov. 7, 1989, for Illuminated Tissue Manipulator for Ophthalmic Surgery
    Patent Expiration Date: The '487 Patent expired on May 26, 2008.
    Defendant's Falsely Marked Product: Fiber Optic Light Probe products
    Case No. 2:10-cv-00555-TJW

  • Plaintiff: Main Hastings LLC

  • Defendant: Lowe's Companies Inc.
    Patents In Suit:
    U.S. Patent Nos. 5,937,591 issued Aug. 17, 1999, for Building Constructions and U.S. Patent No. RE35,616 issued Sept. 30, 1997, for Elastomeric Covering Material and Hand Glove Made Therewith and U.S. Patent No. 6,769,221 issued Aug. 3, 2004, for Stairway System.
    Patent Expiration Date:
    the '591 Patent expired on Aug. 17, 2007, and the '616 Patent expired on May 11, 2010.
    Defendant's Falsely Marked Product: Heartland DIY Horizon Wood Solar Shed with Floor, Mr Clean Household Cleaning Gloves, Finish Factor Nitrile Gloves, and Crown Heritage Newel Post Fastener Kit.
    Plaintiff's Attorney: Gregory P. Love, Scott E. Stevens, Kyle Nelson; Stevens Love, Longview.
    Case No. 2:10-cv-00560

    Dec. 14

  • Defendant: DAP World Inc.
    Patents In Suit: U.S. Patent No. 5,071,331 issued Dec. 10, 1991, for Mold for Foam Products,
    Patent Expiration Date: the '331 Patent expired on Dec. 10, 2003
    Defendant's Falsely Marked Product: foam earplugs
    Plaintiff's Attorney: Gregory P. Love, Scott E. Stevens, Kyle Nelson; Stevens Love, Longview.
    Case No. 2:10-cv-00561

  • Defendant: Halliburton Company and Jet Research Center Inc.
    Patents In Suit: U.S. Patent Nos. 5,263,360 issued Nov. 23, 1993, for Low Permeability Subterranean Formation Testing Methods and Apparatus and U.S. Patent No. 5,117,911 issued June 2, 1992, for Shock Attenuating Apparatus and Method
    Patent Expiration Date: the '360 Patent expired on Nov. 23, 1997, and the '911 Patent expired on June 2, 1996
    Defendant's Falsely Marked Product: ShaleEval Service Process and Casing and Drillpipe Cutters
    Plaintiff's Attorney: Gregory P. Love, Scott E. Stevens, Kyle Nelson; Stevens Love, Longview.
    Case No. 2:10-cv-00562

  • Defendant: Handi-Craft Co.
    Patents In Suit: U.S. Patent No. 5,570,796 issued Nov. 5, 1996, for Nursing Bottle With An Air Venting Structure and U.S. Patent No. 5,779,071 issued July 14, 1998, for Nursing Bottle With An Air Venting Structure
    Patent Expiration Date: patents are inapplicable to the defendant's products
    Defendant's Falsely Marked Product: Dr. Brown's Level One Standard Silicone Nipples, Dr. Brown's Wide-Neck Silicone Nipples, Dr. Brown's Electric Breast Pump, Dr. Brown's Wide-Neck Vent Reservoirs, Dr. Brown's Standard Vent Inserts, Dr. Brown's Standard Vent Reservoirs and Dr. Brown's Microwave Steam Sterilizer
    Plaintiff's Attorney: Winston O. Huff; Huff Legal Group, Plano
    Case No. 2:10-cv-00563

    Sherman Division

    Dec. 13

  • Plaintiff: IP Forensics
    Plaintiff's Attorney: Michael T. Konczal; Konczal Law Firm, Plano
    Judge: Michael H. Schneider

  • Defendant: MTM Molded Products Co.
    Patents In Suit: U.S. Patent No. 3,932,152 for Multi-Stage Blow-pipe Construction and U.S. Patent Des. No. 241,079 for Ammunition Cartridge Dispenser.
    Patent Expiration Date: '152 patent expired on Jan. 13, 1993, and '079 patent expired on July 13, 2002.
    Defendant's Falsely Marked Product:Case-Gard 6, 38-357, Cat. No. W6-38; Case-Gard 12, 38-357, Cat. No. W12-38; Case-Gard 6, 44 MAG, Cat. No. W6-44; Case-Gard 12, 44 MAG, Cat. No. W12-44.
    Case No. 4:10-cv-00682

    Texarkana Division

    Dec. 17

  • Plaintiff: GHJ Holdings LLC
    Plaintiff's Attorney: Randall Garteiser, Christopher Johns; Garteiser Law Group, San Rafael, California.
    Judge: David Folsom

  • Defendant: Mag Instrument Inc.
    Patents In Suit: U.S. Patent No. 5,226,722 issued July 13, 1993.
    Patent Expiration Date: The '722 Patent expired no later than July 13, 2010.
    Defendant's Falsely Marked Product: MINI MAGLITE Super-Bright Krypton Lamp
    Case No. 5:10-cv-00230

  • Defendant: Newell Rubbermaid Inc.
    Patents In Suit: U.S. Patent No. 4,692,975 issued Sept. 15, 1987.
    Patent Expiration Date: The '975 Patent expired no later than Jan. 11, 2005.
    Defendant's Falsely Marked Product: Paint Rollers
    Case No. 5:10-cv-00231

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