Marshall Division 

March 5

• Lodsys Group v. Charter Communications Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00196

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

The patents at issue include U.S. Patent 7,620,565 issued Nov. 17, 2009, for Customer-Based Product Design Module and U.S. Patent No. 7,222,078 issued May 22, 2007, for Methods and Systems for Gathering Information from Units of a Commodity Across a Network.

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

The plaintiff is represented by William E. Davis III of the Davis Law Firm in Longview and Michael A. Goldfarb and Christopher M. Huck of Kelley Donion Gill Huck & Goldfarb in Seattle, Wash.

A jury trial is requested.

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

 

March 7

• National Cheng Kung University v. Maxim Integrated Products Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00201

National Cheng Kung University is an institution of higher education located in Tainan, Taiwan.

The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,561,078 issued July 14, 2009, for System and Method for Encoding a Data Set.

National Cheng Kung University is asking the court to issue an injunction and for an award of damages, costs, expenses, interest and enhanced damages.

The plaintiff is represented by Winston O. Huff and Deborah Jagai of W. O. Huff & Associates PLLC in Dallas. A jury trial is requested.

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

 

Tyler Division

Feb. 13

• American Vehicular Sciences v. American Honda Motor Co. et al. Case No. 6:13-cv-00226

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

The defendants are accused of infringing on:

• U.S. Patent No. 6,738,697 B2 issued May 18, 2004, for Telematics System For Vehicle Diagnostics;

• U.S. Patent No. 7,630,802 B2 issued Dec. 8, 2009, for Information Management And Monitoring System And Method;

• U.S. Patent No. 7,650,210 B2 issued Jan. 19, 2010 for Remote Vehicle Diagnostic Management; and

• U.S. Patent No. 8,036,788 B2 issued Oct. 11, 2011, for Vehicle Diagnostic Or Prognostic Message Transmission Systems and Methods.

The plaintiffs are asking the court for an injunction and for an award of damages, interest, court costs and attorney’s fees.

The plaintiffs are represented by Demetrios Anaipakos, Amir Alavi, Steven J. Mitby and Brian E. Simmons of Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C. in Houston and T. John Ward Jr. and Wesley Hill of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview.

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