Marshall Division

Oct. 4

  • Lucky Litter v. Applica Consumer Products Inc. et al

    Plaintiff Lucky Litter is a limited liability company with an office in Chicago.

    The defendants are Applica Consumer Products Inc. and Petsmart Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 8,028,659 issued Oct. 4, 2011, for Self-Cleaning Litter Box; and U.S. Patent No. 7,762,213 issued July 27, 2010, for Self-Cleaning Litter Box.

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

    Lucky Litter is represented by David H. Harper, John R. Emerson and Theodore G. Baroody of Haynes and Boone in Dallas.

    A jury trial is requested.

    U.S. District Judge David Folsom is assigned to the case.

    Case No. 2:11-cv-00443

    Sherman Division

    Oct. 14

  • Net Navigation Systems v. Cisco Systems Inc. et al.
  • Net Navigation Systems v. Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. et al
  • Net Navigation Systems v. Alcatel-Lucent et al

    Net Navigation is a limited liability company with its principal place of business in Round Rock.

    The defendants are Cisco Systems Inc., AT&T Inc., Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., Huawei Technologies USA Inc., FutureWei Technologies, Inc., Alcatel-Lucent, Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc. and Alcatel-Lucent Holdings Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on:

  • U.S. Patent No. 6,625,122 B1 issued Sept. 23, 2003, for Selection of Data for Network Transmission;
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,901,147 issued May 4, 1999, for Apparatus and Methods to Change Thresholds to Control Congestion in ATM Switches;
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,434,145 B1 issued Aug. 13, 2002, for Process of Network Data by Parallel Processing Channels; and
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,307,860 B1 issued Oct. 23, 2011, for Systems and Methods for Data Transformation and Transfer in Networks.

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

    Net Navigation is represented by James C. Tidwell of Wolfe, Tidwell & McCoy LLP in Sherman.

    A jury trial is requested.

    Case Nos. 4:11-cv-00660; 4:11-cv-00662; 4:11-cv-00663

    Tyler Division

    Oct. 3

  • MacroSolve Inc. v. Whoop Inc.

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

    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-00523

  • MacroSolve Inc. v. Whoop Inc.

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

    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-00523

    Oct. 7

  • SmartPhone Technologies v. Amazon.Com Inc. et al.

    SmartPhone is a Texas limited liability company with its principal place of business in Frisco, Texas.

    The defendants are Amazon.com Inc. and Amazon Digital Services Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on:

  • U.S. Patent No. 6,950,645 issued for Power-Conserving Intuitive Device Discovery Technique In A Bluetooth Environment;
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,506,064 issued for Handheld Computer System That Attempts To Establish An Alternative Network Link Upon Failing To Establish A Requested Network Link;
  • U.S. Reissue Patent No. 40,459 issued for Method And Apparatus For Communicating Information Over Low Bandwidth Communications Networks;
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,956,562 issued for Method For Controlling A Handheld Computer By Entering Commands Onto A Displayed Feature Of The Handheld Computer; and
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,466,236 issued for System And Method For Displaying And Manipulating Multiple Calendars On A Personal Digital Assistant.

    The plaintiff is seeking an award of damages, royalty, interest and court costs.

    SmartPhone is represented by Edward R. Nelson III, Christie B. Lindsey and S. Brannon Latimer of Nelson Bumgardner Casto P.C. in Fort Worth; Anthony G. Simon and Timothy E. Grochocinski of The Simon Law Firm P.C. in St. Louis, Mo.; and T. John Ward Jr. and J. Wesley Hill of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview.

    A jury trial is requested.

    Case No. 6:11-cv-00530

    Oct. 13

  • Patent Harbor v. The Criterion Collection Inc.
  • Patent Harbor v. Disney Enterprises Inc.
  • Patent Harbor v. Lions Gate Films Inc.
  • Patent Harbor v. On-Demand Publishing
  • Patent Harbor v. Platinum Disc d/b/a Echo Bridge Home Entertainment
  • Patent Harbor v. Shout! Factory
  • Patent Harbor v. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.
  • Patent Harbor v. Warner Bros. Pictures Inc.

    Plaintiff Patent Harbor is a Texas corporation with its principal place of business in Tyler.

    The defendants are The Criterion Collection Inc., Disney Enterprises Inc., Lions Gate Films Inc., On-Demand Publishing, Platinum Disc doing business as Echo Bridge Home Entertainment, Shout! Factory, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. and Warner Bros. Pictures Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,684,514 issued Nov. 4, 1997, for Apparatus and Method for Assembling Content Addressable Video.

    The plaintiff is asking the court for an award of damages, including a post-judgment royalty and interest.

    The plaintiff is represented by Keith A. Rutherford, John C. Cain and Scott Reese of Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri in Houston; T. John Ward Jr. of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview; and Eric M. Albritton of Albritton Law Firm in Longview.

    Jury trial is requested.

    Case Nos. 6:11-cv-00535; 6:11-cv-00536; 6:11-cv-00537; 6:11-cv-00538; 6:11-cv-00539; 6:11-cv-00540; 6:11-cv-00541; 6:11-cv-00542

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