Beaumont Division

July 13

  • E-Contact Technologies v. Acer America Corp. et al

    E-Contact is a Texas limited liability company with its principal place of business in Austin.

    The defendants are Acer America Corp., HTC America Inc., Huawei Technologies USA Inc., Kyocera Communications Inc., Lenovo (United States) Inc., Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications (USA) Inc. and ZTE (USA) Inc.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,347,579 issued Sept. 13, 1994, for Personal Computer Diary.

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

    E-Contact is represented by Hao Ni, Timothy T. Wang, and Stevenson Moore of Ni Law Firm in Dallas.

    A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 1:12-cv-00352

    Tyler Division

    July 13

  • Meadows Financial Systems v. Pizza Hut Inc.

    Meadows Financial is a Texas corporation with a principal place of business in Marshall.

    The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 8,064,434 issued Nov. 22, 2011, for Method for Providing Internet Services to a Telephone User.

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

    Meadows is represented by Andrew W. Spangler of Spangler & Fussell P.C. in Longview. A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 6:12-cv-00449

  • Qixiz v. NEC Corp. of America

    Qixiz is a Texas limited liability company with a principal place of business in Longview.

    The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,233,330 issued May 15, 2001, for Telephone Call Screening Device with Power and Telephone Line Failure Alert, Call Answering, Call Routing and Caller ID.

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

    Qixiz is represented by Andrew W. Spangler of Spangler & Fussell P.C. in Longview. A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 6:12-cv-00451

  • EMG Technology v. Costco Wholesale Corp.
  • EMG Technology v. American Express Co.

    EMG is a California limited liability company organized with its principal place of business in Los Angeles, Calif.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,441,196 issued on Oct. 21, 2008, for Apparatus and Method of Manipulating a Region on a Wireless Device for Viewing, Zooming and Scrolling Internet Content.

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

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

    A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case Nos. 6:12-cv-00453; 6:12-cv-00454

    July 20

  • Uniloc USA Inc. et al v. Distinctive Developments Ltd. Case No. 6:12-cv-00462
  • Uniloc USA Inc. et al v. Electronic Arts Inc. Case No. 6:12-cv-00463
  • Uniloc USA Inc. et al v. Full Fat Productions Ltd. Case No. 6:12-cv-00464
  • Uniloc USA Inc. et al v. Gameloft S.A. Case No. 6:12-cv-00466
  • Uniloc USA Inc. et al v. Halfbrick Studios Pty Ltd. Case No. 6:12-cv-00467
  • Uniloc USA Inc. et al v. Laminar Research Case No. 6:12-cv-00468
  • Uniloc USA Inc. et al v. Madfinger Games, a.s. Case No. 6:12-cv-00469
  • Uniloc USA Inc. et al v. Mojang AB Case No. 6:12-cv-00470
  • Uniloc USA Inc. et al v. Polarbit AB Case No. 6:12-cv-00471
  • Uniloc USA Inc. et al v. Square Enix Inc. Case No. 6:12-cv-00472

    Uniloc USA Inc. is a Texas corporation having a principal place of business in Irvine, Calif. Uniloc Singapore Private Limited is a Singapore corporation.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,857,067 issued for System and Method for Preventing Unauthorized Access to Electronic Data.

    Uniloc is asking the court to issue an injunction preventing the defendants from further infringement and for an award of damages, costs, expenses, attorney's fees and interest.

    The plaintiffs are represented by Barry J. Bumgardner and Steven W. Hartsell of Nelson Bumgardner Castro P.C. in Fort Worth; James L. Etheridge of Etheridge Law Group in Southlake; and T. John Ward Jr. and J. Wesley Hill of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview.

    Jury trial is requested.

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