PATENT INFRINGEMENT CASES

Marshall Division

July 1

  • Wildcat Intellectual Property Holdings v. 4Kids Entertainment Inc. et al

    Wildcat is a Texas limited liability company with its principal place of business in Plano.

    The defendants are 4Kids Entertainment Inc., Chaotic USA Entertainment Group Inc., Electronic Arts Inc., Konami Digital Entertainment Inc., Nintendo of America Inc., Panini America Inc., Pokemon USA Inc. n/k/a The Pokemon Company International Inc., Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC, Sony Online Entertainment, The Topps Co. Inc., Wizards of the Coast and Zynga Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,200,216 issued March 13, 2001, for Electronic Trading Card.

    Wildcat is asking the court to issue an injunction preventing further infringement and for an award of damages, costs, expenses, interests and attorney's fees.

    The plaintiff is represented by Darrell G. Dotson, Gregory P. Love, Scott E. Stevens and Todd Y. Brandt of Stevens Love in Longview and Stafford Davis of The Stafford Davis Firm, PC in Tyler. A jury trial is requested.

    Case No. 2:11-cv-00305

    July 5

  • Lodsys v. DriveTime Automotive Group Inc. et al.

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

    The defendants are DriveTime Automotive Group Inc., Eset, Foresee Results, Liveperson Inc., Opinionlab Inc. and The New York Times Co.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent 7,620,565 issued Nov. 17, 2009, for Customer –Based Product Design Module; U.S. Patent No. 7,222,078 issued May 22, 2007, for Methods and Systems for Gathering Information from Units of a Commodity Across a Network; and U.S. Patent No. 5,999,908 issued Dec. 7, 1999, for Customer-Based Product Design Module.

    Lodsys is asking the court to issue an injunction preventing the defendants from further acts of infringement and for an award of damages, treble damages, attorney's fees and court costs.

    The plaintiff is represented by William E. Davis III of the Davis Law Firm in Longview and Michael A. Goldfarb and Christopher M. Huck of Kelley, Donion, gill, Huck & Goldfarb in Seattle. A jury trial is requested.

    U.S. District Judge T. John Ward is assigned to the case.

    Case No. 2:11-cv-00309

    Tyler Division

    July 1

  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation v. Cisco Systems Inc.

    CSIRO has a principal place of business in Australia.

    Cisco is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,487,069 issued on January 23, 1996, for Wireless LAN.

    The plaintiff is asking the court to issue an injunction preventing Cisco from further infringement of the '069 patent and for an award of damages, interest, attorney's fees and court costs.

    CSIRO is represented by Michael Ng, James Wagstaffe and Maria Radwick of Kerr & Wagstaffe in San Francisco, California, Jordan Trent Jones in San Francisco and Michael Heim, Leslie V. Payne, and Miranda Y. Jones of Heim, Payne & Chorush in Houston.

    A jury trial is requested.

    Case No. 6:11-cv-00343

    July 2

  • Secure Axcess v. Dell Inc. et al

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

    The defendants are Dell Inc., American Bank of Texas, Citigroup Inc., Citizens State Bank, Continental Airlines Inc., Evite, Funsxpress Financial Network Inc., Hotels.com L.P., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Match.com, Suntrust Banks Inc. and The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,601,169 issued on July 29, 2003, for Key-Based Secure Network User States.

    Secure Axcess is asking the Court to issue an injunction to prevent further infringement and for an award of damages, costs, interest, attorney's fees and court costs.

    The plaintiff is represented by Zachariah S. Harrington, Matthew J. Antonelli, Larry D. Thompson, Jr. of Antonelli, Harrington & Thompson in Houston. A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 6:11-cv-00338

    July 6

  • Fenner Investments Ltd. v. Cellco Parnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless et al

    Fenner Investments is a Texas limited partnership with its principal place of business in Richardson.

    The defendants are Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless, MetroPCS Communications Inc., MetroPCS Wireless Inc., and MetroPCS Texas.

    The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,561,706 issued Oct. 1, 1996, for System for Managing Access by Mobile Users to an Interconnected Communications Network where a Billing Authority is Identified by a Billing Code from the User.

    Fenner Investments is asking the court to issue a permanent injunction preventing the defendants from continued acts of infringement and for an award of actual damages, enhanced damages, interest, attorney's fees and court costs.

    The plaintiff is represented by Jim L. Flegle, David R. Deary, Peter J. Thoma and Corey Weinstein of Loewinsohn Flegle Deary in Dallas. A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 6:10-cv-00541

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