Marshall Division

July 13

  • Lone Star Document Management v. Atalasoft Inc. et al

    Lone Star Document Management is a Delaware limited liability company with its principal office located in Plano.

    The defendants are Atalasoft Inc., Paperhost.com Inc., Hyland Software Inc., Laserfiche-North America Inc., Appligent DSI LLC, and VIZit Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,918,082 issued Dec. 17, 1998, for Electronic Document Proofing System.

    The plaintiff is asking the court to issue an injunction to prevent further infringement and for an award of damages, costs and attorney's fees.

    Lone Star Document Management is represented by Steven N. Williams and Kenneth P. Kula of Kennedy, Clark & Williams in Dallas.

    A jury trial is requested.

    Case No. 2:11-cv-00319

    Sherman Division

    July 6

  • WM Coffman Resources v. L.J. Smith Inc.

    WM Coffman Resources is a Delaware limited liability company with its principal place of business in Plano.

    The plaintiff designs, manufactures, distributes, markets and sells parts for stairs, including an iron collection. The collection product line includes iron balusters, shoes and knuckles.

    The defendant is accused of distributing and marketing a knock-off or look-alike version of WM Coffman's Iron Collection.

    The defendant is accused of Trade Dress Infringement and Common Law Misappropriation.

    The plaintiff is asking the court to issue a restraining order preventing further infringement and for an award of actual and compensatory damages, attorney's fees, court costs and interest.

    WM Coffman Resources is represented by Lawrence A. Waks of Jackson Walker LLP in Dallas.

    A jury trial is requested.

    U.S. District Judge Richard A. Schell is assigned to the case.

    Case No. 4:11-cv-00420

    July 8

  • Gateway Gaming LLC v. Game Systems Inc.

    Gateway Gaming is a South Carolina corporation that provides downloadable gaming content for casino and bingo operations.

    The plaintiff owns U.S. copyright registrations and pending applications for various game icons that are used in connection with Gateway Games, specifically named games include Lucky Duck, Mother-in-Law, Stars and Stripes, Mayan Lost City, Texas Gold and Cool 7's.

    The defendant is accused of infringing on the plaintiff's games by marketing, selling and providing customer access to gaming programs entitled Bucks Ducks, Jennie in the Bottle, All America, Mayan Gold, Wild Cat Gold and Artic 7's.

    Gateway is asking the court to issue a permanent injunction to prevent further infringement and for an award of compensatory, consequential, statutory and special damages, including lost profits, loss of goodwill, dilution, interest, court costs, attorney's fees and treble damages.

    Gateway Gaming is represented by Neil C. Jones and Nichole Andrighetti of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough in Greenville, S.C., and Wesley Hill of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview.

    A jury trial is requested.

    U.S. District Judge Richard A. Schell is assigned to the case.

    Case No. 4:11-cv-00432

    Tyler Division

    July 9

  • The MathWorks Inc. v. Accelereyes LLC et al.

    Plaintiff MathWorks is a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business in Natick, Mass.

    The defendants are Accelereyes LLC, Amax Information Technologies Inc., Amax Engineering Corp., Federal Edge Inc. and Padova Technologies Inc.

    MathWorks creates software for technical computing and model-based design, with its core products including its MathLab computer software.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on the plaintiff's copyrighted product.

    The plaintiff is asking the court to permanently enjoin the defendants from infringing on their product and for an award of actual damages, statutory damages, treble damages, court costs and attorney's fees.

    MathWorks is represented by Krista S. Schwartz, I. Sasha Mayergoyz and Emily Merkler Wood of Jones Day in Chicago, Ill., and Matthew Hawkins of Jones Day in Dallas.

    A jury trial is requested.

    U.S. District Judge Michael H. Schneider is assigned to the case.

    Case No. 6:11-cv-00354

    July 12

  • Purple Leaf v. Google Inc.
  • Purple Leaf v. eBay Inc. and Paypal Inc.

    Purple Leaf is a Texas limited liability company having a place of business in Plano.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,603,311 B1 issued Oct. 13, 2009, for Process and Device for Conducting Electronic Transactions.

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

    Purple Leaf is represented by Arthur I. Navarro and Winston O. Huff of Navarro Huff in Dallas.

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

    Case No. 6:11-cv-00355
    Case No. 6:11-cv-00360

    July 13

  • Stragent et al. v. Audi AG et al

    Plaintiff Stragent is a Texas limited liability company with its principal place of business in Longview. Plaintiff SeeSaw is a Texas non-profit corporation with its principal place of business in Longview.

    The defendants are Audi AG, Volkswagen Group of America Inc., Volkswagen AG, Bayerische Moteren Werke AG, BMW of North America, BMW Manufacturing Co., Mercedes-Benz USA, Mercedes-Benz US International Inc., Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. and Nissan North America Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on:

  • U.S. Patent No. 6,285,945 issued Sept. 4, 2001, for Method and System for Controlling Vehicle Deceleration in an Adaptive Speed Control System Based on Vehicle Speed;
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,393,352 issued May 21, 2002, for Method and System for Controlling Vehicle Deceleration in an Adaptive Speed Control System Based on Vehicle Speed; and
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,604,043 issued Aug. 5, 2003, for Method and System for Controlling Vehicle Deceleration in an Adaptive Speed Control System Based on Vehicle Speed.

    The plaintiffs are asking for an award of damages, costs, expenses, and interest.

    The plaintiffs are represented by Eric M. Albritton, Stephen E. Edwards and Debra Coleman of Albritton Law Firm in Longview and attorneys from Williams, Morgan & Amerson in Houston.

    A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 6:11-cv-00361

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