Sherman Division

Jan. 6

  • Maxim Integrated Products Inc. v. Starbucks Corp.
  • Maxim Integrated Products Inc. v. Capital One Financial Corp.
  • Maxim Integrated Products Inc. v. Expedia Inc.

    Maxim is a Delaware corporation with a place of business in Sunnyvale, Calif.

    The defendants are Starbucks Corp., Capital One Financial Corp. and Expedia Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on:

  • U.S. Patent No. 5,940,510 issued Aug. 17, 1999, for Transfer of Valuable Information Between a Secure Module and Another Module;
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,949,880 issued Sept. 7, 1999, for Transfer of Valuable Information Between a Secure Module and Another Module;
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,105,013 issued Aug. 15, 2000, for Method, Apparatus, System, and Firmware for Secure Transactions; and
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,237,095 issued May 22, 2001, for Apparatus for Transfer of Secure Information Between a Data Carrying Module and an Electronic Device.

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

    The plaintiff is represented by Andrew W. Spangler of Spangler Law P.C. in Longview, James C. Otteson, Philip Marsh, and Michael Nguyen of Agility IP Law in Menlo Park, Calif., and Michael North of North Weber & Baugh in Palo Alto, Calif.

    A jury trial is requested.

    U.S. District Judge Richard A. Schell is assigned to the case.

    Case Nos. 4:12-cv-00005; 4:12-cv-00006; 4:12-cv-00007

    Tyler Division

    Jan. 5

  • Narada Systems v. Violin Memory Inc.

    Narada Systems is a Texas limited liability company with its principal place of business located in Allen.

    The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,504,786 issued Jan. 7, 2003, for High Speed, Scalable, Dynamic Integrated Programmable Switch (DIPS) Device and U.S. Patent No. 7,236,488 issued Jan. 7, 2003, for Intelligent Routing Switching System.

    The alleged infringing product is any of the defendant's products that include a Violin Switched Memory, specifically the Violin 3220 Flash Memory Array.

    Narada Systems is represented by S. Calvin Capshaw, Elizabeth L. DeRieux, and D. Jeffrey Rambin of Capshaw DeRieux LLP in Gladewater. A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 6:12-cv-00005

    Jan. 6

  • Landmark Technology v. Zumiez Inc.

    Landmark Technology is a Delaware limited liability company with its principal place of business in Tyler.

    The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,576,951 issued Nov. 19, 1996, for Automated Sales and Services System and U.S. Patent No. 6,289,319 issued Sept. 11, 2001, for Automated Business and Financial Transaction Processing System; and U.S. Patent No. 7,010,508 issued March 7, 2006, for Automated Multimedia Data Processing Network.

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

    Landmark Technology is represented by Charles Ainsworth and Robert Christopher Bunt of Parker, Bunt & Ainsworth in Tyler and Stanley M. Gibson and Gregory S. Cordey of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP of Los Angeles, Calif.

    A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 6:12-cv-00006

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