Beaumont Division

May 24

  • Lee Antimicrobial Solutions v. Hi-Tech Air & Water Purification Systems et al

    Lee Antimicrobial Solutions is a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business in Stamford, Conn.

    The defendants are Hi-Tech Air & Water Purification Systems, Global Purifications, CIMR Technologies, XStream Infection Control, Alton Holt, and James Masterson.

    The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 8,168,122 issued May 1, 2012, for Purified Hydrogen Peroxide Gas Microbial Control Methods and Devices.

    Lee Antimicrobial is asking the court to enjoin the defendants from further infringement and for an award of damages, attorney's fees and costs.

    J. Thad Heartfield and M. Dru Montgomery of The Heartfield Law Firm in Beaumont, Charles G. Berry of Arnold & Porter LLP in New York, John E. Nilsson of Arnold & Porter LLP in Washington, DC, and Wallace Wu of Arnold & Porter in Los Angeles, Calif., are representing the plaintiff.

    A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 1:12-cv-00254

    Marshall Division

    May 23

  • Cornerstone Automation Systems and Robotica Inc. v. R.E.D. Stamp Inc. et al

    Cornerstone Automation Systems is a Texas limited liability company with its principal place of business in Frisco. Robotica Inc. is a Texas corporation with its principal place of business in Spring.

    The defendants are R.E.D. Stamp Inc., Alan R. Miller and StreamTech Engineering.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,720,567 issued May 18, 2010, for Automated Box Opening Apparatus.

    Additional causes of action filed against the defendants include violations of the Lanham Act, false representation, Trade Secret Misappropriation, unfair competition and unjust enrichment.

    Cornerstone and Robotica are asking the court to issue an injunction to prevent further infringement and for an award of damages, no less than a reasonable royalty, pre-issuance damages, enhanced damages, interest, court costs and attorney's fees.

    The plaintiffs are represented by Paul J. Skiermont, Donald Puckett and Amy E. LaValle of Skiermont Puckett in Dallas.

    A jury trial is requested.

    U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap is assigned to the case.

    Case No. 2:12-cv-00303

  • CoreLogic Solutions v. Collateral Intelligence Case No. 2:12-cv-00304
  • CoreLogic Solutions v. Redfin Corp. Case No. 2:12-cv-00305
  • CoreLogic Solutions v. Collateral Analytics Case No. 2:12-cv-00306

    CoreLogic is a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business in Santa Ana, Calif.

    The defendants are Collateral Intelligence, Redfin Corp. and Collateral Analytics.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,361,201 issued Nov.1, 1994, for Real Estate Appraisal Using Predictive Modeling.

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

    CoreLogic is represented by Eric H. Findlay and Brian Craft of Findlay & Craft in Tyler and I. Neel Chatterjee of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe in Menlo Park, Calif.

    A jury trial is requested.

    May 24

  • Mobile Telecommunications Technologies v. Clearwire Corp.

    MTEL is a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business in Lewisville.

    The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,590,403 issued Dec. 31, 1996, for Method and System for Efficiently Providing Two Way Communication Between a Central Network and Mobile Unit.

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

    MTEL is represented by Daniel Scardino and Chad Ennis of Reed & Scardino in Austin.

    A jury trial is requested.

    U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap is assigned to the case.

    Case No. 2:12-cv-00308

    Tyler Division

    May 24

  • SmartPhone Technologies v. ZTE Corp. et al

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

    The defendants are ZTE Corp., ZTE (USA) Inc. and ZTE Solutions.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on:

  • U.S. Patent No. 6,950,645 issued for Powerconserving intuitive device discovery technique in a Bluetooth environment;
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,664,485 issued for Making a phone call from an electronic device having an address list or a call history;
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,928,300 issued for Method and apparatus for automated flexible configuring of notifications and activation;
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,442,251 issued for Method and apparatus for taking a note while in a call;
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,466,236 issued for System and method for displaying and manipulating multiple calendars on a personal digital assistant; and
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,173,316 issued for Wireless Communication Device with Markup Language Based Man-Machine Interface.

    The plaintiff is asking the court for an injunction to prevent further infringement and for an award of damages, an ongoing royalty and interest.

    SmartPhone is represented by Paul J. Hayes and Dean G. Bostock of Hayes Bostock & Cronin in Andover, Mich., and T. John Ward Jr. and J. Wesley Hill of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview.

    Case No. 6:12-cv-00350

    May 25

  • U.S. Ethernet Innovations v Digi International Inc. et al

    USEI is Texas limited liability company with a principal place of business in Tyler.

    The defendants are Digi International Inc., NetSilicon Inc., and Epson America Inc.

    The patents-in-suit are U.S. Patent Nos. 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; and U.S. Patent No. 5,299,313 issued March 29, 1994, for Network Interface with Host Independent Buffer Management.

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

    T. John Ward, Jr. and Wesley Hill of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview and Ryan K. Walsh, Peter M. Jones and David L. Gann of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP in Atlanta, Ga., are representing USEI.

    A jury trial is requested.

    Case No. 6:12-cv-00351

    Lufkin Division

    May 21

  • Swipe Innovations v. Global Payments Inc.
  • Swipe Innovations v. Orpak USA Inc.

    Swipe is a limited liability company with a principal place of business in Houston.

    The defendants are Global Payments Inc. and Orpak USA Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,351,296 issued Sept. 27, 1994, for Financial Transmission System.

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

    The plaintiff is represented by Larry D. Thompson Jr., Matthew J. Antonelli and Zachariah S. Harrington of Antonelli, Harrington & Thompson in Houston and Stafford Davis of The Stafford Davis Firm in Tyler.

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

    A jury trial is requested.

    Case No. 9:12-cv-00077
    Case No. 9:12-cv-00078

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