Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

By John Suayan | Feb 6, 2017

TYLER DIVISION

Jan. 31

SELECTIVE SIGNALS, LLC V. FORTINET, INC. 6:17-cv-00064-RWS-KNM

SELECTIVE SIGNALS, LLC V. PALO ALTO NETWORKS, INC. 6:17-cv-00065-RWS-KNM          

SELECTIVE SIGNALS, LLC V. ROHDE & SCHWARZ USA, INC. 6:17-cv-00066-RWS-KNM

SELECTIVE SIGNALS, LLC V. WATCHGUARD TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 6:17-cv-00067-RWS-KNM          

The plaintiff Selective is based in Longview.

It has pursued legal action in response to what it asserts was infringement of United States Patent Number 8,111,629.

Recent court documents show that the ‘629 patent, entitled “Media Session Identification Method for IP Network,” was issued on Feb. 7, 2012.

The complainant seeks unspecified monetary and a jury trial.

It is represented by attorney Todd Y. Brandt of the Brandt Law Firm in Longview.

SHERMAN DIVISION

Feb. 2 – 3

PLECTRUM LLC V. ARISTA NETWORKS, INC. 4:17-cv-00076-ALM

PLECTRUM LLC V. BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. 4:17-cv-00077-ALM

PLECTRUM LLC V. CISCO SYSTEMS, INC. 4:17-cv-00078-ALM

PLECTRUM LLC V. EXTREME NETWORKS, INC. 4:17-cv-00079-ALM

PLECTRUM LLC V. FACEBOOK, INC. 4:17-cv-00081-ALM

PLECTRUM LLC V. FORTINET, INC. 4:17-cv-00082-ALM

PLECTRUM LLC V. HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES USA, INC. 4:17-cv-00083-ALM

PLECTRUM LLC V. JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 4:17-cv-00084-ALM

Tyler-based Plectrum is the plaintiff.

It asserts infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,205,149 and 5,978,951, which recent court papers explain pertain to communications networks and the technology that enables computers and other network devices to communicate with each other. Engineers at 3Com Corporation purportedly developed the technology disclosed by the subject patents.

Plectrum also lists another patent – U.S. Patent No. 6,751,677.

The complainant consequently unspecified monetary damages and a jury trial.

It is represented by attorneys Matthew J. Antonelli, Zachariah S. Harrington, Larry D. Thompson, Jr., and Michael D. Ellis of the law firm Antonelli, Harrington & Thompson LLP in Houston.

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