MARSHALL DIVISION

Feb. 10 

• CpuMate Inc. v Sony Corp., et al (Case No. 2:14-cv-00071)

Plaintiff CpuMate is a Taiwanese company.

Defendants are Sony Corp., Sony Electronics Inc. doing business as Sony Corp. of America and Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC

U.S. Patent No. 6,779,595 issued Aug. 24, 2004, for an Integrated Heat Dissipation Apparatus.

Plaintiffs are seeking a permanent injunction, damages, costs, expenses, intereset, attorneys’ fees and other relief.

A jury trial is demanded.

The plaintiff is represented by Winston O. Huff of Dallas.

The case has been assigned to District Judge Rodney Gilstrap

 

• Bright Response LLC v Rocket Software Inc. Case  No. 2:14-cv-00068

• Bright Response LLC v Verint Systems Inc. Case No. 2:14-00069

Plaintiff Bright Response is a Texas limited liability company with a place of business in Plano.

The patent-in-suit is U.S. Patent No. 6,278,996 issued Aug. 21, 2001, for a System and Method for Message Process and Response.

The defendants are accused of infringing the ‘996 Patent by making, using or selling email understanding and response systems including Rocket AeroText and Impact 360 Text Analytics that recognize and answer emails based on the email writer’s intent in unconstrained natural language text emails.

Bright Response is seeking compensation no less than a reasonable royalty, costs, interest, attorneys’ fees and other relief. A jury trial is requested.

Stamtios Stamoulis and Richard Weinblatt of Stamoulis & Weinblatt LLC in Wilmington, Del., are representing Bright Response.

The cases have been assigned to District Judge Rodney Gistrap.

 

Feb. 11

• Integrated Claims Systems LLC v United Dental Care of Texas Inc. Case No. 2:14-cv-00072

• Integrated Claims Systems LLC v Wellcare of Texas Inc. Case No. 2:14-cv-00073

Plaintiff Integrated Claims Systems is a New York limited liability company with its principal place of business in Elizaville, N.Y.

The patents-in-suit are U.S. Patent No. 7,178,020 issued Feb. 13, 2007, for Attachment Integrated Claims System and Operating Method Therefor; and U.S. Patent No. 7,346,768 issued March 18, 2008, for Attachment Integrated Claims Systems and Operating Methods Therefor.

The named inventor of the ‘020 and ‘768 patents is Andrew DiRienzo, PhD, who has a Bachelor of Science degree in astronomy and a doctorate in physics from the University of Arizona. According to the suit, he has authored several technical articles.

The suit states that Dr. DiRienzo served as a senior staff scientist with the U.S. Navy and became an expert in the field of tomography.

In 1994, the suit claims, a surgeon who was aware of Dr. DiRienzo’s radar work asked if it would be possible to electronically send an MRI from upstate New York to a New York City hospital, and DiRienzo believed that he could and began conducting research. A year later, DiRienzo’s mother needed dental surgery and he saw the delays involved in the current procedure of mailing hard copies of X-rays and other images to the insurance companies for pre-approval.

According to the suit, Dr. DiRienzo has researched and developed systems and methods for processing insurance claims and the forms that typically accompany them.

According to the suit, the defendants use a method of allowing the electronic submission of insurance claims and corresponding attachments including X-rays, perio charts, intraoral pictures, explanation of benefits, lab reports and narratives.

Integrated Claims is seeking compensatory damages, interest, costs and other relief. A jury trial is demanded.

The plaintiff is represented by Charles Ainsworth of Parker Bunt & Aisnworth PC in Tyler and John F. Ward of Ward & Zinna LLC in Summit, N.J.

The case has been assigned to District Judge Rodney Gilstrap.

 

Feb. 13

• Traxxas LP v Hobby Shack doing business as Global Hobby Distributors Case No. 2:14-cv-00081

Plaintiff Traxxas is a Texas corporation with a principal place of business in Plano.

The defendant is accused of infringing U.S. Patent No. 8,315,040 issued Nov. 20, 2012, for a Protective Enclosure.

According to the complaint, Hobby Shack sells and uses radio controlled Hunter trucks that include enclosures to protect their radio control receivers.

Traxxas claims it sent Hobby Shack a letter on Jan. 13 demanding the infringing activities cease.

The plaintiff is seeking injunctive relief, an accounting of damages, interest, costs and other relief. A jury trial is demanded.

Gregory W. Carr of Frisco is lead attorney for the plaintiff.

The case has been assigned to District Judge Rodney Gilstrap and referred to Magistrate Judge Roy Payne for pretrial proceedings.

 

Feb. 12

Z-Dimensional LLC v LG Electronics Mobilecomm USA Inc. Case No. 2:14-cv-00076

Z-Dimensional LLC v HTC America Inc. Case No. 2:14-cv-00077

Z-Dimensional LLC v Fujifilm Holdings America Corp. Case No. 2:14-cv-00078

Plaintiff Z-Dimensional is a Texas limited liability company with a principal place of business in Allen.

The defendants are accused of infringing U.S. Patent No. 7,729,530 issued June 1, 2010, for a Method and Apparatus for 3-D Data Input to a Personal Computer with a Multimedia Oriented Operating System.

Allegedly infringing products include the FinePix Real 3D W3 Digital Camera,

The plaintiff is seeking a permanent injunction against defendants, damages, costs, expenses, interest, enhanced damages, attorneys’ fees and any and all other relief to which it may be entitled. A jury trial is demanded.

Ronald W Burns of Frisco is representing Z-Dimensional.

 

TYLER DIVISION

Feb. 11

• Clear With Computers LLC v Industrial Iron Works Inc. doing business as Adams Fertilizer Equipment Manufacturer Case No. 6:14-cv-000777

• Clear With Computers LLC v AG Systems Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00078

• Clear With Computers LLC v Altec Industries Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00079

• Clear With Computers LLC v Backcountry.com Inc. Case No. 614-cv-00080

• Clear With Computers LLC v Bad Boy Mowers Inc. et al Case No. 6:14-cv-00081

• Clear With Computers LLC v Great Plains Manufacturing Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00082

• Clear With Computers LLC v HARDI North America Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00083

• Clear With Computers LLC v Lululemon Athletica Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00084

• Clear With Computers LLC v The Men’s Wearhouse Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00085

• Clear With Computers LLC v Valuevision Media Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00086

• Clear With Computers LLC v Tesla Motors Inc. Case No. 6:14-cv-00087

• Clear With Computers LLC v Trek Bicycle Corp., et al Case No. 6:14-cv-00088

• Clear With Computers LLC v Volvo Construction Equipment North America LLC Case No. 6:14-cv-00089

• Clear With Computers LLC v Wayfair LLC Case No. 6:14-cv-00090

Plaintiff Clear With Computers (CWC) is a Texas limited liability company located in Plano.

The patents-in-suit are U.S. Patent No. 5,625,776 issued April 29, 1997, for an Electronic Proposal Preparation System for Selling Computer Equipment and Copy Machines; and U.S. Patent No. 7,606,739 issued Oct. 20, 2009, for an Electronic Proposal Preparation System.

CWC is seeking compensatory damages, interest, costs, expenses, attorneys’ fees and other equitable relief. A jury trial is demanded.

Andrew W. Spangler of Spangler Law PC in Longview and attorneys from Stamoulis & Weinblatt LLC in Wilmington, Del.

The cases have been assigned to District Judge Leonard E. Davis.

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