Tyler Division

July 27

  • EMG Technology v. Visa Inc.
  • EMG Technology v. MasterCard Inc.  

    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 in Los Angeles, Calif.  A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case Nos. 6:12-cv-00479, 6:12-cv-00480

  • U.S. Ethernet Innovations v. STMicroelectronics N.V. et al

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

    The defendants are STMicroelectronics N.V. and STMicroelectronics Inc.

    The patents-in-suit are:

  • U.S. Patent No. 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;
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,530,874 issued June 25, 1996, for Network Adapter with an Indication Signal Mask and an Interrupt Signal Mask;
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,299,313 issued March 29, 1994, for Network Interface with Host Independent Buffer Management; and
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,307,459 issued April 26, 1994, for Network Adapter with Host Indication Optimization.

    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.

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

    A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 6:12-cv-00481

    July 31

  • Blue Calypso Inc. v. Groupon Inc.

    Blue Calypso Inc. is a Delaware corporation, with its principal place of business in Dallas.

    The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,664,516 issued Feb. 16, 2010, for Method and System for Peer-to-Peer Advertising Between Mobile Communication Devices and U.S. Patent No. 8,155,679 issued April 10, 2012, for System and Method for Peer-to-Peer Advertising Between Mobile Communication Devices.

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

    Blue Calypso is represented by Thomas M. Melsheimer and Carl E. Bruce of Fish & Richardson in Dallas and Wesley Hill of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview.

    Case No. 6:12-cv-00486

  • Norman IP Holdings LLC v. Porsche Cars North America Inc.

    Norman IP Holdings is a Texas corporation with its principal place of business in Tyler.

    The defendants are accused of infringing on:

  • U.S. Patent No. 5,530,597 issued on June 25, 1996, for Apparatus and Method for Disabling Interrupt Masks in Processors or the Like;
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,502,689 issued March 26, 1996, for Clock Generator Capable of Shut-Down Mode and Clock Generation Method;
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,592,555 issued Jan. 7, 1997, for Wireless Communications Privacy Method and System;
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,608,873 issued March 4, 1997, for Device and Method for Interprocessor Communication Using Mailboxes Owned by Processor Devices; and
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,771,394 issued June 23, 1998, for Apparatus Having Signal Processors for Providing Respective Signals to Master Processor to Notify that Newly Written Data Can Be Obtained from One or More Memories.

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

    Norman is represented by Andrew DiNovo, Adam G. Price and Chester J. Shiu of DiNovo Price Ellwanger & Hardy in Austin. A jury trial is requested.

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

    Case No. 6:12-cv-00488

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