Marshall Division

Aug. 23

  • Information Protection and Authentication of Texas v. Digital River Inc.

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

    The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,311,591 issued May 10, 1994, for Computer System Security Method and Apparatus for Creating and Using Program Authorization Information Data Structures; and U.S. Patent No. 5,412,717 issued May 2, 1995, for Computer System Security Method and Apparatus Having Program Authorization Information Data Structures.

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

    The plaintiff is represented by William E. Davis III of The Davis Firm P.C. in Longview.

    A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 2:11-cv-00370

    Aug. 24

  • Technologies Properties Limited LLC v. Action Electronics Co. Ltd. et al.

    Technologies Properties Limited is a California limited liability company with a principal place of business in Cupertino, Calif.

    The defendants are Action Electronics Co. Ltd., America Action Inc., Aiptek International Inc., Aiptek Inc., Aluratek Inc., Audiovox Corp., CEIVA Logic Inc., Circus World Displays Ltd., Coby Electronics Corp., Curtis International Ltd., Digital Spectrum Solutions Inc., Eastman Kodak Co., Mustek Systems Inc., Mustek Inc., Nextar Inc., Pandigital Inc., Royal Consumer Information Products Inc., Sony Corp., Sony Corporation of America, Transcend Information Inc., Transcend USA, Viewsonic Corp., Win Accord Ltd. and WinAccord USA Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on:
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,976,623 issued Dec. 20, 2005, for Flash Juke Box;
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,162,549 issued Jan. 9, 2007, for Multimode Controller For Intelligent And 'Dumb' Flash Cards;
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,295,443 issued Nov. 13, 2007, for Smartconnect Universal Flash Media Card Adapters; and
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,522,424 issued April 21, 2009, for Smartconnect Universal Flash Media Card Adapters.

    Technologies Properties is asking the court for an award of damages, enhanced damages, attorney's fees and court costs.

    The plaintiff is represented by Andrew W. Spangler of Spangler Law in Longview; and James C. Otteson, David A. Caine and Thomas T. Carmack of Agility IP Law in East Palo Alto, Calif.

    A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 2:11-cv-00372

    Tyler Division

    Aug. 25

  • IP Co. LLC, d/b/a Intus IQ v. Ingersoll-Rand Co. et al.

    IP Co., doing business as Intus IQ, is a Georgia limited liability corporation with offices in Atlanta, Ga., and McKinney, Texas.

    The defendants are Ingersoll-Rand Co., Ingersoll-Rand Schlage Lock Holding Co., Schlage Lock Co., Trane Inc., Trane Inc., Trane U.S. Inc., Schneider Electric Buildings Americas Inc., Schneider Electric USA Inc. and Schneider Electric Buildings Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing U.S. Patent No. 6,044,062 issued on March 28, 2000; and U.S. Patent No. 6,249,516 issued June 19, 2001, for Wireless Network System And Method For Providing Same.

    The plaintiff is asking the court for an injunction and for an award of damages, treble damages, interest, costs and attorney's fees.

    IP Co. is represented by John Herman, Ryan K. Walsh, Peter M. Jones and Jessica M. Kattula of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP in Atlanta, Ga.; and T. John Ward Jr. and Jack Wesley Hill of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview.

    A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 6:11-cv-00439

    Aug. 26

  • Allergan Inc. v. Sandoz Inc.

    Allergan is a corporation with a principal place of business in Irvine, Calif.

    Allergan operates a facility in Waco, Texas, where it manufactures and distributes numerous pharmaceutical products, including Lumigan.

    The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,851,504 B2 issued Dec. 14, 2010, for Enhanced Bimatoprost Ophthalmic Solution; and U.S. Patent No. 5,688,819 issued Nov. 18, 1997, for Cyclopentane Heptanoic Acid, 2-Cycloalkyl or Arylalkyl Derivatives as Therapeutic Agents.

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

    Allergan is represented by W. Chad Shear and Douglas E. McCann of Fish & Richardson P.C. in Wilmington, Del.; Jonathan E. Singer of Fish & Richardson P.C. in Minneapolis, Minn.; Juanita R. Brooks of Fish & Richardson P.C. in San Diego, Calif.; and Jeffrey T. Thomas of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in Irvine, Calif.

    A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case 6:11-cv-00441-LED

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