Sherman Division

Dec. 2

  • Quality Screen Co. v. Dunford et al.

    Quality Screen Co. is a Texas limited partnership with its principal place of business in Irving.

    The defendants are Matt Dunford, Chris Lovejoy and Jason Day, doing business as Affordable Screen Co.

    Quality, a custom window screen products company, claims the defendants are infringing on its website and its "how to" guides. The works are copyrighted under Registration Number TX 7-438-361.

    Quality Screen is asking the court to issue a permanent injunction preventing the defendants from distributing any more of their copyrighted works and for an award of statutory damages, costs and attorney's fees.

    The plaintiff is represented by Thomas C. Wright and Jason R. Fulmer of Gardere Wynne Sewell in Dallas.

    A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 4:11-cv-00792

    Tyler Division

    Dec. 2

  • The Regents of the University of California and Eolas Technologies Inc. v. Staples Inc.

    Eolas is a Texas corporation with its principal place of business in Tyler.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,838,906 issued Nov. 17, 1998, for Distributed hypermedia method for automatically invoking external application providing interaction and display of embedded objects within a hypermedia document; and U.S. Patent No. 7,599,985 issued Oct. 6, 2009, for Distributed hypermedia method and system for automatically invoking external application providing interaction and display of embedded objects within a hypermedia document.

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

    The plaintiffs are represented by Mike McKool, Douglas Cawley, and Holly Engelmann of McKool Smith in Dallas; Kevin L. Burgess, Josh W. Budwin, Gretchen K. Curran, Matthew B. Rappaport and J.R. Johnson of McKool Smith in Austin; and Robert M. Parker, Robert Christopher Bunt and Andrew T. Gorham of Parker, Bunt & Ainsworth in Tyler.

    A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 6:11-cv-00646

  • Garnet Digital v. Apple Inc. et al.

    Garnet is a limited liability corporation with a principal place of business in Plano.

    The defendants are Apple Inc., Samsung Electronics America Inc., Samsung Telecomunications America, AT&T Inc., AT&T Mobility, Dell Inc., Pantech Wireless Inc., HTC America Inc., Research in Motion Corp., Sharp Electronics Corp., Hewlett-Packard Co., LG Electronics U.S.A. Inc., LG Electronics Mobilecomm U.S.A. Inc., Motorola Mobility Inc., Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications (USA) Inc., Casio America Inc., Google Inc., Kyocera Communications Inc., Verizon Communications Inc., Cellco Partnership (DBA Verizon Wireless), Sprint Solutions Inc., Sprint Nextel Corp., T-Mobile USA Inc., Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile USA Inc., Virgin Mobile USA, L.P., United States Cellular Corp., Metropcs Communications Inc., Leap Wireless International Inc., STX Wireless Operations, HUAWEI Technologies USA Inc., ZTE (USA) Inc. and Radioshack Corp.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,379,421 issued Jan. 3, 1995, for Interactive Terminal For The Access Of Remote Database Information.

    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.

    Garnet Digital 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-00647

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