Marshall Division 

Nov. 9

• Patent Group v. W.W. Grainger Inc.

Patent Group is a limited liability company with its principal place of business in Tyler.

The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,603,490 B1 issued Aug. 5, 2003, for Web Site Screen Rotation.

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

Patent Group is represented by John F. Walker, Reid WM. Martin and Marisa Schouten of Martin Walker P.C. in Tyler and Stafford Davis of The Stafford Davis Firm in Tyler.

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

Case No. 2:12-cv-00707

 

• Beeline.com Inc. v. nextSource Inc.

Beeline is a Florida corporation with its principal place of business in Jacksonville, Fla.

The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,742,002, issued May 25, 2004, for Computer-Implemented and/or Computer-Assisted Web Database and/or Interaction System for Staffing of Personnel in Various Employment Related Fields.

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

Beeline is represented by Joseph J. Richetti of Bryan Cave LLP in New York, N.Y.

A jury trial is requested.

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

Case No. 2:12-cv-00708

 

• ICON Health & Fitness Inc. v. Johnson Health Tech North America Inc.

ICON Health & Fitness is a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business in Utah.

Source Network is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent Nos. 6,702,719 and 8,298,123.

Icon Health & Fitness claims the defendant’s exercise machines and equipment, including dumbbells, under the brand name Passport Device are infringing on the ‘719 patent and the ‘123 patent.

The plaintiff is asking the court to issue an injunction preventing the defendant from further acts of infringement and for an award of damages, treble damages, court costs and attorney’s fees.

ICON Health & Fitness is represented by Larry R. Laycock, David R. Wright and Kirk R. Harris of Maschoff Gilmore & Israelson in Park City, Utah, and James N. Willi and Tracy J. Willi of Willi Law Firm P.C. in Austin.

A jury trial is requested.

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

Case No. 2:12-cv-00709

 

Nov. 12

• CSG Systems Inc. v. TOA Technologies Inc.

CSG is a Delaware corporation which maintains its corporate headquarters in Englewood, Colo.

The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,990,458 issued Jan. 24, 2006, for System and Method for Computer-Aided Technician Dispatch and Communication and U.S. Patent No. 7,725,344 issued May 25, 2010, for System and Method for Computer-Aided Technician Dispatch and Communication.

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

CSG is represented by Lee F. Johnston of Dorsey & Whitney LLP of Denver, Colo., and John M. Pickett of Law Offices of John Pickett in Texarkana. A jury trial is requested.

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

Case No. 2:12-cv-00712

 

Nov. 12

• NovelPoint Tracking v. Apple Inc. Case No. 2:12-cv-00713

• NovelPoint Tracking v. Research in Motion Corp. Case No. 2:12-cv-00714

• NovelPoint Tracking v. HTC America Inc. Case No. 2:12-cv-00715

• NovelPoint Tracking v. Hewlett-Packard Co. Case No. 2:12-cv-00716

NovelPoint Tracking LLC is a Texas limited liability company with its principal place of business in Allen.

The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,442,485 issued Aug. 27, 2002, for Method and Apparatus for an Automatic Vehicle Location, Collision Notification and Synthetic Voice.

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

NovelPoint Tracking is represented by Dallas attorney Everett Upshaw. A jury trial is requested.

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

 

Nov. 13

• Rotatable Technologies v. HTC America Inc. et al

Rotatable Technologies is a limited liability company with a principle place of business in Austin.

The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,326,978 issued Dec. 4, 2001, for Display Method for Selectively Rotating Windows on a Computer Display.

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

Rotatable Technologies is represented by Hao Ni, Timothy T. Wang and Stevenson Moore V of Ni Law Firm in Dallas. A jury trial is requested.

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

Case No. 2:12-cv-00718

 

Nov. 14

• Graftech International Holdings Inc. v. G&CS Co. Ltd., also known as Green & Carbon Solutions

GTI is a Delaware corporation having its principal place of business in Parma, Ohio.

The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,482,520 issued Nov. 19, 2002, for Thermal Management System; U.S. Patent No. 6,982,874 issued Jan. 3, 2006, for Thermal Solution for Electronic Devices; and U.S. Patent No. 7,276,273 issued Oct. 2, 2007, for Heat Spreader for Display Device.

GTI is asking for an award of damages for lost profits, treble damages, attorney’s fees and interest.

The plaintiff is represented by Christopher M. Joe of Buether Joe & Carpenter in Dallas and John Triggs and Ryan Levy of Wadley & Patterson P.C. in Nashville, Tenn.

A jury trial is requested.

Case No. 2:12-cv-00720

 

• TQP Development v. Hughes Network Systems Case No. 2:12-cv-00721

• TQP Development v. Lululemon USA Inc. Case No. 2:12-cv-00722

• TQP Development v. Meebo Inc. Case No. 2:12-cv-00724

• TQP Development v. MiTac Digital Corp. Case No. 2:12-cv-00725

• TQP Development v. Reed Elsevier Inc. Case No. 2:12-cv-00726

• TQP Development v. SureSource Case No. 2:12-cv-00727

TQP Development is a Texas limited liability company with its principal place of business in Marshall.

TQP Development accuses the defendants of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,412,730 issued May 2, 1995, for Encrypted Data Transmission System Employing Means for Randomly Altering the Encryption Keys.

The defendant is accused of willful infringement of the ‘730 patent.

The plaintiff is asking the court to issue an injunction preventing the defendants from continued acts of infringement and for an award of damages, interest and costs.

TQP Development is represented by Marc A. Fenster, Alex C. Giza, Adam S. Hoffman and Kevin Burke of Russ, August & Kabat in Los Angeles, Calif.; Hao Ni of Ni Law Firm in Dallas; and Andrew Spangler of Spangler & Fussell P.C. in Longview.

A jury trial is requested.

 

Tyler Division

Nov. 9

• Clear with Computers v. Hugo Boss Fashions Inc. Case No. 6:12-cv-00867

• Clear with Computers v. Tory Burch Case No. 6:12-cv-00868

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

The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 8,266,015 issued Sept. 11, 2012, for Inventory Sales System and Method.

CWC is asking the court for an award of damages, interest, court courts, expenses and attorney’s fees.

The plaintiff is represented by Andrew W. Spangler of Spangler & Fussell P.C. in Longview; Stamatios Stamoulis and Richard C. Weinblatt of Stamoulis & Weinblatt in Wilmington, Del.

A jury trial is requested.

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

 

• PrivaCash Inc. v. American Express Travel Related Services Co. Inc. et al

PrivaCash Inc. is an Ohio corporation having a principal place of business in Monroe, Mich.

The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 8,219,474 issued July 10, 2012, for Method and System for Distributing and Activating a Non-Personalized Purchase Card.

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

PrivaCash is represented by Thomas A. Lewry, John M. Halan, and John S. Le Roy of Brooks Kushman P.C. in Southfield, Mich.; and T. John Ward Jr. and J. Wesley Hill of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview.

A jury trial is requested.

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

Case No. 6:12-cv-00869

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