Beaumont Division

Aug. 13 

• Personal Audio LLC v. Fuhu Inc. Case No. 1:13-cv-00513

Personal Audio is a Texas limited liability company.

The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,199,076 issued March 6, 2001, for Audio Program Distribution Including a Dynamic Program Selection Controller and U.S. Patent No. 7,509,178 issued March 24, 2009, for Audio Program Distribution and Playback System.

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 Charles W. Goehringer Jr. and Lawrence L. Germer of Germer PLLC in Beaumont. A jury trial is requested.

U.S. District Judge Ron Clark is assigned to the case.

 

Marshall Division

Aug. 9

• Simple Air Inc. v. Microsoft Corp. Case No. 2:13-cv-00586

• Simple Air Inc. v. Google Inc. et al Case No. 2:13-cv-00587

Plaintiff SimpleAir Inc. is a Texas corporation.

The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 6,167,426 issued Dec. 26, 2000, for Contact Alerts for Unconnected Users; and U.S. Patent No. 8,489,707 issued July 16, 2013, for System and Method for Transmission of Data.

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

Simple Air is represented by John Jeffrey Eichmann of Dovel & Luner LLP in Santa Monica, Calif., and S. Calvin Capshaw and Elizabeth L. DeRieux of Capshaw DeRieux in Gladewater.

A jury trial is requested.

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

 

Aug. 12

• Arunachalam v. Aeropostale Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00589

• Arunachalam v. American Eagle Outfitters Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00590

• Arunachalam v. Staples Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00591

• Arunachalam v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00592

• Arunachalam v. AutoZone Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00593

• Arunachalam v. Office Depot Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00594

• Arunachalam v. Sears Holding Corp. Case No. 2:13-cv-00595

• Arunachalam v. AutoZone Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00596

• Arunachalam v. Best Buy Co. Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00597

• Arunachalam v. Chico’s FAS Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00598

• Arunachalam v. OfficeMax Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00599

• Arunachalam v. W.W. Grainger Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00600

• Arunachalam v. Edible Arrangements International Case No. 2:13-cv-00601

• Arunachalam v. Victoria’s Secret Direct Case No. 2:13-cv-00602

• Arunachalam v. Bath & Body Works Case No. 2:13-cv-00603

• Arunachalam v. The Finish Line Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00604

• Arunachalam v. J.C. Penney Co. Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00605

• Arunachalam v. Target Corp. Case No. 2:13-cv-00606

• Arunachalam v. Foot Locker Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00607

• Arunachalam v. Kohl’s Corp. Case No. 2:13-cv-00608

• Arunachalam v. Toys “R” Us Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00610

• Arunachalam v. GameStop Corp. Case No. 2:13-cv-00611

• Arunachalam v. Walgreen Co. Case No. 2:13-cv-00612

• Arunachalam v. The Home Depot Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00613

• Arunachalam v. The Jones Group Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00614

• Arunachalam v. Jos A. Bank Clothiers Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00615

• Arunachalam v. Lowes Companies Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00616

• Arunachalam v. Macys Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00617

• Arunachalam v. Petco Animal Supplies Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00618

Dr. Arunachalam is an individual residing in Menlo Park, Calif.

The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 8,346,894 issued Jan. 1, 2013, for Real-Time Web Transactions From Web-Applications.

Arunachalam is asking the court for an injunction and for an award of damages, treble damages, attorney’s fees and court costs.

The plaintiff is represented by Jennifer S. Coleman, John V. Picone III and Christopher A. Hohn of Hopkins & Carley in San Jose, Calif.

A jury trial is requested.

 

Aug. 13

• Hopewell Culture & Design LLC v. Microsoft Corp. et al Case No. 2:13-cv-00622

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

The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,171,625 issued Jan. 30, 2007, for Double-Clicking a Point-and-Click Interface Apparatus to Enable a New Interaction with Content Represented by an Active Visual Display Element.

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

Hopewell Culture is represented by Austin Hansley of Austin Hansley PLLC in Dallas. A jury trial is requested.

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

 

• Sonic Industry LLC v. Consumerinfo.com Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00623

• Sonic Industry LLC v. Equifax Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00624

• Sonic Industry LLC v. Experian Information Solutions Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00625

• Sonic Industry LLC v. Intersections Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00626

• Sonic Industry LLC v. Trilegiant Corp. Case No. 2:13-cv-00627

• Sonic Industry LLC v. Trans Union Case No. 2:13-cv-00628

Sonic Industry is a Delaware limited liability company.

The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,954,793 issued for Sept. 21, 1999, for Remote Limit-Setting Information System.

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

The plaintiff is represented by Austin Hansley of Austin Hansley PLLC in Dallas.

A jury trial is requested.

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

 

Aug. 16

• Online News Link LLC v. Amazon.com Inc. Case No. 2:13-cv-00632

• Online News Link v. Hewlett-Packard Co. Case No. 2:13-cv-00635

Online News Link is a Texas limited liability company with its principal place of business in Plano.

The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,181,758; U.S. Patent No. 7,508,789; and U.S. Patent No. 8,457,545; all issued for Information Distribution and Processing System.

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

Online News is represented by Eric M. Albritton of Albritton Law Firm in Longview and Jay D. Ellwanger and Stefanie T. Scott of DiNovo Price Ellwanger & Hardy LLP in Austin.

A jury trial is requested.

 

• DataQuill Ltd. v. Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. et al Case No. 2:13-cv-00633

• DataQuill Ltd. v. ZTE Corp. et al Case No. 2:13-cv-00634

DataQuill Ltd. is a limited company organized under the laws of the British Virgin Islands.

The defendants are accused of infringing on:

• U.S. Patent No. 6,058,304 issued May 2, 2000, for Data Entry System;

• U.S. Patent No. 7,139,591 issued Nov. 21, 2006, for Hand Held Telecommunications and Data Entry Device;

• U.S. Patent No. 7,505,785 issued March 17, 2009, for Data Entry Systems;

• U.S. Patent No. 7,902,898 issued April 5, 2011, for Data Entry Systems; and

• U.S. Patent No. 8,290,538 issued Oct. 16, 2012, for Data Entry Systems.

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

DataQuill is represented by Parker C. Folse III of Susman Godfrey LLP in Seattle, Wash., Joseph S. Grinstein of Susman Godfrey LLP in Houston; Leslie V. Payne, Michael F. Heim, Nathan J. Davis and Robert Allan Bullwinkel of Heim, Payne & Chorush LLP in Houston; Douglas R. Wilson of Heim, Payne & Chorush LLP in Austin; S. Calvin Capshaw III and Elizabeth L. DeRieux of Capshaw Derieux LLP in Gladewater; and T. John Ward Jr. of Ward & Smith Law Firm in Longview.

 

Tyler Division

Aug. 18

• Prompt Medical Systems LP v. Provation Medical Inc. Case No. 6:13-cv-00593

Prompt Medical Systems is a Texas limited partnership.

The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5,483,443 issued April 8, 1994, for Method for Computing Current Procedural Terminology Codes from Physician Generated Documentation.

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

Prompt Medical is represented by Ernest W. Boyd of Mehaffy Weber PC in Beaumont and Eric M. Adams and Corey J. Seel of Mehaffy Weber PC in Houston. A jury trial is requested.

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

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