Marshall Division 

April 1

• Lodsys Group v. BackFlip Studios Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00247

April 2

• Lodsys Group v. Gameloft USA Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00248

• Lodsys Group v. Gamevil USA Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00249

• Lodsys Group v. Jirbo Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00250

• Lodsys Group v. Mobile Age Case No. 2:13-cv-00251

• Lodsys Group v. Pocket Gems Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00252

• Lodsys Group v. Sunstorm Interactive Inc. Case 2:13-cv-00253

• Lodsys Group v. TLA Systems Ltd. Case No. 2:13-cv-00254

• Lodsys Group v. TMSoft Case No. 2:13-cv-00255

• Lodsys Group v. The Walt Disney Co. Case No. 2:13-cv-00256

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 cases.

 

April 2

• Mobile Telecommunications Technologies v. Apple Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00258

• Mobile Telecommunications Technologies v. Samsung Telecommunications America Case No. 2:13-cv-00259

MTEL is a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business in Lewisville, Texas.

The defendants are accused of infringing on the following patents:

• U.S. Patent No. 5,809,428 issued Sept. 15, 1998, for Method and Device for Processing Plaintiff Mobile Telecommunications Technologies Undelivered Data Messages in a Two-Way Wireless Communications System;

• U.S. Patent No. 5,754,946 issued May 19, 1998, for Nationwide Communication System;

• U.S. Patent No. 5,894,506 issued April 13, 1999, for Method and Apparatus for Generating and Communicating Messages Between Subscribers to an Electronic Messaging Network;

• U.S. Patent No. 5,590,403, issued Dec. 31, 1996, for Method and System for Efficiently Providing Two Way Communication Between a Central Network and Mobile Unit;

• U.S. Patent No. 5,659,891, issued Aug. 19, 1997, for Multicarrier Techniques in Bandlimited Channels;

• U.S. Patent No. 5,915,210, issued June 22, 1999, for Method and System for Providing Multicarrier Simulcast Transmission; and

• U.S. Patent No. 5,786,748, issued for July 28, 1998, for Method and Apparatus for Giving Notification of Express Mail Delivery.

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

Mobile Telecommunications is represented by Daniel R. Scardino, John L. Hendricks and Steven P. Tepera of Reed & Scardino LLP in Austin.  A jury trial is requested.

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

 

April 4

• Variant Holdings et al v. 1859 Historic Hotels Ltd et al Case No. 2:13-cv-00261

Variant Holdings is a limited liability company with a place of business in Charlestown and Variant Holdings Inc. has a place of business in McFarland, Wis.

The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,624,044 issued on Nov.24, 2009, for System for Marketing Goods and Services Utilizing Computerized Central and Remote Facilities.

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

Variant Holdings is represented by John J. Edmonds, Stephen F. Schlather and Joshua B. Long of Collins, Edmonds & Pogorzelski in Houston and Andrew W. Spangler of Spangler Law P.C. in Longview.

A jury trial is requested.

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

 

• Rotatable Technologies v. Blastro Inc. et al Case No. 2:13-cv-00262

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

The defendants are Blastro Inc., Hoover’s Inc., National Instruments Corp., Photodex Corp., and Rooster Teeth Productions.

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 Austin Hansley of Austin L. Hansley PLLC in Dallas. A jury trial is requested.

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

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