Sherman Division

May 30

  • TSE v. Blockbuster

    Plaintiff Ho Keung Tse is a Hong Kong resident.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,665,797 issued Dec. 16, 2003, for Computer Apparatus/Software Access Right Management.

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

    Tse is acting as his own attorney.

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

    Case No. 4:12-cv-00328

    Tyler Division

    May 29

  • NOV Downhole Eurasia Limited et al v. Drilformance

    The plaintiffs are NOV Downhole Eurasia Limited and National Oilwell DHT L.P.

    Plaintiffs allege that Drilformance is infringing on the following patents:

  • U.S. Patent No. 6,861,098 issued March 1, 2005, for a Polycrystalline Diamond Partially Depleted of Catalyzing Material;
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,861,137  issued March 1, 2005, for a High Volume Density Polycrystalline Diamond with Working Surfaces Depleted of Catalyzing Material;
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,878,447 issued April 13, 2005, for a Polycrystalline Diamond Partially Depleted of Catalyzing Material;
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,601,662 issued Aug. 5, 2003, for Polycrystalline Diamond Cutters With Working Surfaces Having Varied Resistance While Maintaining Impact Strength;
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,544,308  issued April 8, 2003, for High Volume Density Polycrystalline Diamond With Working Surfaces Depleted of Catalyzing Material;
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,585,064 issued July 1, 2003, for Polycrystalline Diamond Partially Depleted of Catalyzing Material;
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,589,640 issued July 8, 2003, for Polycrystalline Diamond Partially Depleted of Catalyzing Material;
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,739,214 issued May 25, 2004, for Polycrystalline Diamond Partially Depleted of Catalyzing Material;
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,749,033 issued June 15, 2004, for Polycrystalline Diamond Partially Depleted of Catalyzing Material; and
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,797,326 issued Sept. 24, 2004, for Method of Making Polycrystalline Diamond with Working Surfaces Depleted of Catalyzing Material.

    NOV Downhole Eurasia and National Oilwell are asking the court to issue an injunction to prevent further infringement and for an award of damages, enhanced damages, attorney's fees and court costs.

    The plaintiffs are represented by Danny L. Williams, J. Mike Amerson and Matt Rodgers of Williams, Morgan & Amerson PC in Houston and T. John Ward Jr. of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview.

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

    Case No. 6:12-cv-00355

    May 30

  • TSE v. Google Inc. et al

    Plaintiff Ho Keung Tse is a Hong Kong resident.

    The defendants are Google Inc., Samsung Telecommunications America and HTC America Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,665,797 issued Dec. 16, 2003, for Computer Apparatus/Software Access Right Management.

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

    Tse is acting as his own attorney.

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

    Case No. 6:12-cv-00356

    June 1

  • Landmark Technology v. Destination Maternity Corp.  

    Plaintiff 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; U.S. Patent No. 7,010,508 issued March 7, 2006, for Automated Multimedia Data Processing Network; and U.S. Patent No. 6,289,319 issued Sept. 11, 2001, for Automated Business and Financial Transaction Processing System.

    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 PC in Tyler; and Stanley M. Gibson and Gregory S. Cordey of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP in Los Angeles, Calif.  

    A jury trial is requested.

    Case No. 6:12-cv-00358

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