Tyler Division

Sept. 15

  • Microlog Corp. v. Cisco Systems Inc. et al.

    Plaintiff Microlog is a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the state of Delaware and headquartered in Gaithersburg, Md.

    The defendants are Cisco Systems Inc., Aspect Software Inc., Rightnow Technologies Inc., Moxie Software Inc., Contact Solutions Inc., Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co., Stonebridge Life Insurance Co., and Frito-Lay Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,092,509 issued on Aug. 15, 2006, for Contact Center System Capable of Handling Multiple Media Types of Contacts and Method for Using the Same.

    Microlog is asking the court to permanent enjoin the defendants from continued infringement and for an award of damages, an award of ongoing royalty for continued infringement, plus interest and court costs.

    The plaintiff is represented by Eric M. Albritton of Albritton Law Firm in Longview; Raymond W. Mort III, Jay d. Ellwanger and Stefanie Scott of DiNovo Price Ellwanger & Hardy in Austin; and T. John Ward, Jr. of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview.

    A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 6:11-cv-00489

  • MacroSolve Inc. v. AT&T Inc. et al

    Plaintiff MacroSolve is an Oklahoma corporation with a principal place of business in Tulsa, Okla.

    The defendants are AT&T Inc., AT&T Mobility, Salesforce.com Inc., Dell d/b/a Dell Services, Groupon Inc., Livingsocial Inc. and Citigroup Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,822,816 issued for Oct. 26, 2010, for System and Method for Data Management.

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

    MacroSolve is represented by Matthew J. Antonelli, Zachariah S. Harrington and 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-00490

  • U.S. Ethernet Innovations v. Texas Instruments Inc. et al.

    Plaintiff US Ethernet Innovations is Texas limited liability company with a principal place of business in Tyler.

    The defendants are Texas Instruments Inc., Brother International Corp. and Canon U.S.A. Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on:

  • U.S. Patent No. 5,732,094 issued March 24, 1998, for Method for Automatic Initiation of Data Transmission;
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,434,872 issued July 18, 1995, for Apparatus for Automatic Initiation of Data Transmission;
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,299,313 issued March 29, 1994, for Network Interface with Host Independent Buffer Management; and
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,307,459 issued April 26, 1994, for Network Adapter with Host Indication Optimization.

    The plaintiff is asking the court to issue an injunction and for an award of damages, treble damages, interest and court costs.

    USEI is represented by T. John Ward Jr. of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview and John C. Herman, Ryan K. Walsh, Peter M. Jones and David L. Gann of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP in Atlanta, Ga.

    A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 6:11-cv-00491

  • Network-1 Security Solutions Inc. v. Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc. et al

    Network-1 Security Solutions, Inc. is a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business in New York, N.Y.

    The defendants are Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc., Alcatel-Lucent Holdings Inc., Allied Telesis Holdings K.K., Allied Telesis Inc., Avaya Inc., AXIS Communications AB, AXIS Communications Inc., Dell Inc., GarrettCom, Inc., Hewlett-Packard Co., Hewlett-Packard Development Co. L.P., Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., Huawei Technologies USA Inc., Juniper Networks Inc., Motorola Solutions Inc., NEC Corp., NEC Corporation of America, Polycom Inc., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Samsung Electronics America Inc., Samsung Telecommunications America, ShoreTel Inc., Sony Corp., Sony Corporation of America, Sony Electronics Inc. and Transition Networks, Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,218,930 issued April 17, 2001, for Apparatus And Method For Remotely Powering Access Equipment Over A 10/100 Switched Ethernet Network.

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

    Network-1 is represented by Sean A. Luner and Gregory S. Dovel of Dovel & Luner LLP in Santa Monica, Calif.

    A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 6:11-cv-00492

  • Tendler Cellular of Texas v. TX-11 Acquisition d/b/a Cellular One of East Texas et al

    Tendler Cellular is a Texas limited liability company with a place of business in Longview.

    The defendants are TX-11 Acquisition d/b/a Cellular One of East Texas, Choice Wireless, ETEX Communications and Plateau Telecommunications Inc.

    The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,447,508 issued Nov. 4, 2008, for Location Based Information System and U.S. Patent No. 7,844,282 issued Nov. 30, 2010, for Location Based Information System.

    Tendler Cellular is asking the court for an award of damages in no less than a reasonable royalty, treble damages, interest, court costs and attorney's fees.

    The plaintiff is represented by Jonathan T. Suder and David A. Skeels of Friedman, Suder & Cooke in Fort Worth.

    A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 6:11-cv-00493

  • Criminal Activity Surveillance v. ADT Security Services Inc. et al.

    Criminal Activity Surveillance is a Delaware limited liability company with a principal place of business in Frisco, Texas.

    The defendants are ADT Security Services Inc., AMAG Technology Inc., American Dynamics, Bosch Security Systems Inc., Lighthouse Video Surveillance, Mango DSP Inc., NEC Corporation of America, On-Net Surveillance Systems Inc., Pelco Inc., Siemens Industry Inc. and UDP Technology Ltd.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,028,626 issued Feb. 22, 2000, and subsequent Reissue Patent No. RE42,690 issued for an Abnormality Detection and Surveillance System.

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

    Criminal Activity Surveillance is represented by John D. Fraser of Shields, Britton & Fraser in Plano; Robert R. Brunelli, Todd P. Blakely, Ian R. Walsworth and Patricia Y. Ho of Sheridan Ross P.C. in Denver, Colo.

    A jury trial is requested.

    Case No. 6:11-cv-00494

  • Norman IP Holdings v. Lexmark International Inc. et al

    Norman IP Holdings is a Texas corporation with its principal place of business in Tyler.

    The defendants are Brother International Corp. and Lexmark International Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on:

  • U.S. Patent No. 5,530,597 issued on June 25, 1996, for Apparatus and Method for Disabling Interrupt Masks in Processors or the Like;
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,502,689 issued March 26, 1996, for Clock Generator Capable of Shut-Down Mode and Clock Generation Method; and
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,592,555 issued Jan. 7, 1997 for Wireless Communications Privacy Method and System.

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

    Norman is represented by Andrew DiNovo, Adam G. Price and Chester J. Shiu of DiNovo Price Ellwanger & Hardy in Austin. A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 6:11-cv-00495

  • Ultimate Pointer v. Nintendo Co. Ltd. et al

    Ultimate Pointer is a limited liability company with its principal place of business in Houston.

    The defendants are Nintendo Co. Ltd., Nintendo of America Inc., JJ Games, GameStop Corp., Best Buy Co. Inc., Sears, Roebuck and Co., Kmart Corp., Target Corp., Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Sam's West Inc., RadioShack Corp., Toys R Us Inc., Dell Inc., QVC Inc., Trans World Entertainment Corp., BJ's Wholesale Club Inc., PC Connection Inc., CompUsa.com Inc. and Tiger Direct Inc.

    The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,746,321 issued on June 29, 2010, for Easily Deployable Interactive Direct-Pointing System and Presentation Control System and Calibration Method Therefor.

    Ultimate Pointer is seeking an award of damages, enhanced damages, attorney's fees, interest and court costs.

    The plaintiff is represented by Gregory L. Maag, Charles J. Rogers and Thomas L. Warden of Conley Rose, P.C. in Houston.

    A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 6:11-cv-00496

  • Innovative Global Systems v. PeopleNet Communications Corp.

    Innovative Global Systems is a South Carolina limited liability company, with its principal place of business in Rock Hill, S.C.

    The defendant is accused of infringing on:

  • U.S. Patent No. 6,608,554 issued Aug. 19, 2003, for Apparatus and Method for Data Communication Between Vehicle and Remote Data Communication Terminal;
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,411,203 issued June 25, 2002 for Apparatus and Method for Data Communication Between Heavy Duty Vehicle and Remote Data Communication Terminal;
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,744,352 issued on June 1, 2004, for System, Apparatus and Methods for Data Communication Between Vehicle and Remote Data Communication Terminal, Between Portions of Vehicle and Other Portions of Vehicle, Between Two or More Vehicles, and Between Vehicle and Communications Network;
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,015,800 issued March 21, 2006, for System, Apparatus and Methods for Data Communication Between Vehicle and Remote Data Communication Terminal, Between Portions of Vehicle and Other Portions of Vehicle, Between Two or More Vehicles, and Between Vehicle and Communications Network; and
  • U.S. Patent No Patent No. 7,449,993 issued Nov. 11, 2008, for System, Apparatus and Methods for Data Communication Between Vehicle and Remote Data Communication Terminal, Between Portions of Vehicle and Other Portions of Vehicle, Between Two or More Vehicles, and Between Vehicle and Communications Network.

    The plaintiff is asking the court to permanently enjoin the defendant from further infringement and for an award of damages, costs, attorney's fees and interest.

    Innovative Global Systems is represented by Michael T. Cooke, Jonathan T. Suder and Todd I. Blumenfeld of Friedman, Suder & Cooke in Fort Worth; Keith A. Rutherford, R. Scott Reese and Sarah R. Cabello of Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri LLP in Houston; Eric M. Albritton of Eric M. Albriton P.C. in Longview; and Thomas John Ward Jr. of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview.

    A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 6:11-cv-00497

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