Marshall Division 

April 8

• Eclipse IP v. Staples Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00265

Eclipse is a Florida company with its principal address in Delray Beach, Fla.

The defendant is accused of infringing on:

• U.S. Patent No. 7,479,899 issued Jan. 20, 2009, for Notification Systems and Methods Enabling a Response to Cause Connection Between a Notified PCD and a Delivery or Pickup;

• U.S. Patent No. 7,876,239 issued Jan. 25, 2011, for Secure Notification Messaging Systems and Methods Using Authentication Indicia; and

• U.S. Patent No. 7,119,716 issued October 10, 2006, for Response Systems and Methods for Notification Systems for Modifying Future Notifications.

Eclipse is asking for an award of damages, interest, enhanced damages, attorney’s fees and court costs.

The plaintiff is represented by Melissa R. Smith of Gillam & Smith in Marshall and Matthew S. Harman and Eric S. Fredrickson of Harman Law LLC in Atlanta, Ga.

A jury trial is requested.

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

 

April 11

• National Cheng Kung University v. GEO Semiconductor Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00268

National Cheng Kung University is an institution of higher education with a principal address in 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.

 

* CpuMate Inc. et al v. Apple Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00269

Plaintiffs CpuMate Inc. and Golden Sun New Techniques Co. Ltd. are Taiwanese companies.

The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 8,322,403 issued Dec. 4, 2012, for Fixing Assembly for Heat-Absorbing Surfaces of Juxtaposed Heat Pipes and Heat Sink Having the Same.

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

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

 

* Personal Audio v. CBS Corp. Case No. 2:13-cv-00270

• Personal Audio v. NBCUniversal Media Case No. 2:13-cv-00271

Personal Audio is a Texas limited liability company.

The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 8,112,504 B2 issued on Feb. 7, 2012, for System for Disseminating Media Content Representing Episodes in a Serialized Sequence.

Personal Audio is asking the court to issue a permanent injunction to prevent further infringement and for an award of damages, interest, costs and disbursements and attorney fees.

The plaintiff is represented by Papool S. Chaudhari of Reyes Browne Reilley in Dallas and Jeremy S. Pitcock of Pitcock Law Group in New York, N.Y.

A jury trial is requested.

 

Tyler Division

April 8

• Guardian Media Technologies Ltd. v. Haier Group Co. a/k/a Haier Group Corp. et al Case No. 6:13-cv-00317

Guardian is a Texas limited partnership, with a principal place of business in Longview.

The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 4,930,158 issued May 29, 1990, for Selective Video Playing System and U.S. Patent No. 4,930,160 issued May 29, 1990, for Automatic Censorship of Video Programs.

The plaintiff is seeking an award of damages, treble damages, costs, interest and attorney’s fees.

Guardian is represented by Larry D. Thompson Jr., Matthew J. Antonelli and Zachariah S. Harrington of Antonelli Harrington & Thompson LLP in Houston; and S. Calvin Capshaw, Elizabeth L. DeRieux and D. Jeffrey Rambin of Capshaw DeRieux LLP in Gladewater.

A jury trial is requested.

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

 

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