Beaumont Division

Sept. 13

  • Semiconductor Ideas to the Market BV v. Texas Instruments Inc., et al.

    Semiconductor Ideas to the Market is a corporation organized under the laws of The Netherlands with a principal place of business in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

    The defendants are Texas Instruments Inc., Qualcomm Inc., Broadcom Corp., Samsung Electronics America Inc., Samsung Telecommunications America LLC, AT&T Inc., AT&T Mobility Inc., Nokia Inc., Dell Inc., Apple Inc., Ford Motor Co., Buffalo Technology (USA) Inc., Amazon.com Inc. and Pantech Wireless Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,299,018 issued on Nov. 20, 2007, for Receiver Comprising a Digitally Controlled Capacitor Bank.

    Semiconductor Ideas is asking the court to issue an injunction and for an award of damages, costs, interest and attorney's fees.

    Matthew J. Antonelli, Zachariah S. Harrington and Larry D. Thompson Jr. of Antonelli Harrington & Thompson in Houston represent the plaintiff.

    A jury trial is requested.

    U.S. District Judge Ron Clark is assigned to the case.

    Case No. 1:11-cv-00451

    Marshall Division

    Sept. 13

  • Traffic Information v. Bok Financial Corp. et al.

    Plaintiff Traffic Information is a Texas limited liability company.

    The defendants are Bok Financial Corp., Bank of Texas, National Association, Capital One Financial Corp., Capital One Bank (USA), National Association, Glympse Inc., Layar B.V., Move Inc., Opentable Inc., Poynt Corp., Redfin Corp., Scvngr Inc., Smarter Agent LLC and Trulia Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,466,862 issued Oct. 15, 2002, for System for Providing Traffic Information.

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

    C. Dale Quisenberry, John T. Polasek and Jeffrey S. David of Plasek, Quisenberry & Errington in Bellaire and S. Calvin Capshaw and Elizabeth L. DeRieux of Capshaw DeRieux in Gladewater represent the plaintiff.

    Case No. 2:11-cv-00406-TJW

    Sept. 14

  • LBS Innovations v. BP America Inc., ConocoPhillips d/b/a ConocoPhillips Inc., Choice Hotels International Inc., Costco Wholesale Corp., Hyatt Corp., Keycorp, Keycorp Finance Inc., Marriot International Inc. and McDonald's Corp.

  • LBS Innovations v. Citgo Petroleum Corp. and Dave & Buster's Inc.

  • LBS Innovations v. Sally Beauty Supply LLC, Barnes & Noble Inc., Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc., Merrill Lynch Business Brokerage and Valuation Inc., Chick-fil-A Inc. and 7-Eleven Inc.

    LBS Innovations is a New Jersey Limited Liability Company with its principal place of business in Wanaque, N.J.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,091,956 issued July 18, 2000, for Situation Information System.

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

    Christopher M. Joe, Eric W. Buether, Niky Bukovcan and Mark D. Perantie of Buether Joe & Carpenter in Dallas is representing LBS.

    Case Nos. 2:11-cv-00407, 2:11-cv-00408; 2:11-cv-00409

    Sept. 14

  • Tallgrass Prairie Management v. Microsoft Corp., et al

    Tallgrass Prairie Management is a limited liability company with its principal place of business in Marshall.

    The defendants are Microsoft Corp., Apple Inc., Symantec Corp., Winmagic (USA) Inc. and Checkpoint Software Technologies Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on:

  • U.S. Patent No. 5,436,972 issued July 25, 1995, for Method for Preventing Inadvertent Betrayal by a Trustee of Escrowed Digital Secrets;

  • U.S. Patent No. 6,141,423 issued Oct. 31, 2000, for Method for Preventing Inadvertent Betrayal by a Trustee of Escrowed Digital Secrets; and

  • U.S. Patent No. 6,216,229 issued on April 10, 2001, for Method for Preventing Inadvertent Betrayal by a Trustee of Escrowed Digital Secrets.

    Tallgrass Prairie Management is asking the court to issue an injunction and for an award of damages, treble damages, attorney's fees and court costs.

    William E. Davis III of The Davis Firm in Longview represents the plaintiff.

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

    Case No. 2:11-cv-00411

  • Traffic Information LLC v. BBVA Compass Bancshares Inc. et al.

    Plaintiff Traffic Information is a Texas limited liability company.

    The defendants are BBVA Compass Bancshares Inc., CVS Caremark Corp., The Kroger Co., J.C. Penney Co. Inc., Mastercard Inc., Office Depot Inc., Recreational Equipment Inc., Starbucks Corp., Target Corp., Tripadvisor LLC and United Parcel Service Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,466,862 issued Oct. 15, 2002, for System for Providing Traffic Information.

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

    C. Dale Quisenberry, John T. Polasek and Jeffrey S. David of Plasek, Quisenberry & Errington in Bellaire and S. Calvin Capshaw and Elizabeth L. DeRieux of Capshaw DeRieux in Gladewater represent the plaintiff.

    Case No. 2:11-cv-00412 – TJW

    Sept. 15

  • MXGO Technologies Inc. v. 1&1 Mail & Media Inc. d/b/a Mail.com et al.

    MXGO Technologies Inc. has a place of business in Santa Clara, Calif.

    The defendants are 1&1 Mail & Media Inc. d/b/a Mail.com, Bigfoot Communications d/b/a Bigfoot Communications d/b/a Bigfoot Communications ltd. d/b/a Bigfoot For Life Inc., GoDaddy.com, J2 Global Communications Inc. d/b/a Fusemail, Electric Mail (International) L.P. d/b/a Electric Mail d/b/a Fusemail d/b/a M4 Internet d/b/a Campaignconnect, Mail2world Inc., Mailcentro Inc. d/b/a Webbox d/b/a Prontomail d/b/a Brandmakers Inc., Network Solutions and Rackspace US Inc. d/b/a Rackmail.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,062,538 issued June 13, 2006, for Server That Obtains Information From Multiple Sources, Filters Using Client Identities, and Dispatches to Both Hardwired and Wireless Clients.

    The plaintiff is asking the court to issue an injunction and for an award of damages, costs, expenses, fees, prejudgment and post-judgment interest.

    A jury trial is requested.

    Stephen F. Schlater and John J. Edmonds of Collins, Edmonds & Pogorzelski in Houston represent MXGO.

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

    Case No. 2:11-cv-00413

    Tyler Division

    Sept.13

  • Klausner Technologies Inc. v. Aastra Technologies Ltd.

    Plaintiff Klausner Technologies is a New York corporation.

    The defendants are Aastra Technologies ltd., Aastra USA Inc., Digium Inc., YMax Corp., MagicJack and MagicJack VocalTec Ltd.

    The defendants are accused of infringement of U.S. Patent No. 5,572,576 issued Nov. 5, 1996, for Telephone Answering Device Linking Displayed Data with Recorded Audio Message and U.S. Patent No. 5,283,818 issued Feb. 1, 1994, for Telephone Answering Device Linking Displayed Data with Recorded Audio Message.

    S. Calvin Capshaw III, Elizabeth DeRieux and D. Jeffrey Rambin of Capshaw DeRieux in Gladewater represent Klausner Technologies.

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

    A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 6:11-cv-00480

    Sept. 14

  • SmartFit Solutions LLC v. Pacemaster et al.

    Plaintiff SmartFit Solutions is a Texas limited liability company.

    The defendants are Pacemaster, Star Trac Strength Inc., BH North America Corp., Precor Inc., True Fitness Technology Inc., Sportsart Inc., Vision Fitness, InternetFitness.com Inc. d/b/a Smooth Fitness, Fitness Equipment Services d/b/a Sole Fitness, Advanced Fitness Group, Freemotion Fitness Inc., Icon Health & Fitness Inc., Icon Health & Fitness Inc., Cybex International Inc., Horizon Fitness, Life Fitness International Sales Inc., Winston Fitness Equipment Inc., Life Span Fitness, Nautilus Inc., Busy Body & Fitness, Fitness Unlimited, Eclat Inc., Fit Supply, Fitness Group of Texas LLC d/b/a Hest Fitness, Body Works Fitness Equipment Inc., Equinox Holdings Inc. and Fitness in Motion d/b/a FitCorpUSA Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,626,800 issued on Sept. 30, 2003, for Method of Exercise Prescription and Evaluation.

    SmartFit is asking the court for an injunction and for an award of damages, costs, expenses, interest and attorney's fees.

    A jury trial is requested.

    Arthur I. Navarro and Winston O. Huff of Navarro Huff in Dallas represent the plaintiff.

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

    Case No. 6:11-cv-00487

  • EMG Technology Inc. v. Radio Shack Corp., et al.

    EMG is a California limited liability company organized with its principal place of business in Los Angeles, Calif.

    The defendants are Radio Shack Corp., Ford Motor Co., The Allstate Corp., Aetna Inc., Avis Budget Group Inc., Tiffany & Co., Kohl's Corp., Dick's Sporting Goods Inc., T. Rowe Price Group Inc., Liberty Mutual Holding Co. Inc., Suntrust Banks Inc., Metlife Inc. and The Dun & Bradstreet Corp.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,441,196 issued on Oct. 21, 2008, for Apparatus and Method of Manipulating a Region on a Wireless Device for Viewing, Zooming and Scrolling Internet Content.

    EMG is asking the court to issue an injunction to prevent further infringement and for an award of damages, including royalty or lost profits, enhanced damages, interest, attorney's fees and court costs.

    Charles Ainsworth and Robert Christopher Bunt of Parker, Bunt & Ainsworth in Tyler represent the plaintiff.

    A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 6:11-cv-00488

    Sept. 15

  • Traffic Information v. Flixster Inc. et al

    Plaintiff Traffic Information is a Texas limited liability company.

    The defendants are Flixster Inc., Groupon Inc., H&M Hennes & Mauritz, LP, ING Bank, FSB, and Landmark Bank and National Association.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,466,862 issued Oct. 15, 2002, for System for Providing Traffic Information.

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

    C. Dale Quisenberry, John T. Polasek and Jeffrey S. David of Plasek, Quisenberry & Errington in Bellaire and S. Calvin Capshaw and Elizabeth L. DeRieux of Capshaw DeRieux in Gladewater represent the plaintiff.

    Case No. 2:11-cv-00420-DF

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