Monthly Archives: October 2012

Judge Means Issues Sanctions For Violation of Protective Order in PAR Systems v. IPhoton Solutions

On October 17, 2012, Judge Means entered an Order (available here) sanctioning defendants for their counsel’s admitted (albeit inadvertent) violation of the Court’s protective order. Judge Means rejected plaintiffs’ suggested sanction: granting plaintiffs a royalty-free license with plaintiffs later paying … Continue reading

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Lakehouse.com Sues LakeSearcher.Com For Copyright Infringement

On October 18, 2012, Lakehouse.com filed a lawsuit (available here) against LakeSearcher.com, asserting that LakeSearcher.com published the content and design of the Lakehouse.com website under the LakeSearcher.com domain name. Lakehouse.com is represented by David Joeckel, Jr., of the Joeckel Law … Continue reading

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John Perez Graphics Sues Green Tree Investment Group in Northern District of Texas

On October 18, 2012, John Perez Graphics & Design filed its lawsuit (available here) against Green Tree Investment Group for copyright infringement. The lawsuit asserts that Green Tree used John Perez’s registered work (entitled “Eagle Ford Shale Road Sign Graphic”) … Continue reading

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Helen of Troy Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Dexas International

On October 17, 2012, Helen of Troy filed a lawsuit (available here) against Dexas International in the Northern District of Texas. Helen of Troy claims that Dexas infringes U.S. Patent No. 6,018,883, titled “Brake Device for Drying Foods,” through the … Continue reading

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Long Range Sues HME Wireless For Patent Infringement

On October 16, 2012, Long Range Systems filed a lawsuit (available here) against HME Wireless in the Northern District of Texas. Long Range claims that HME Wireless infringes U.S. Patent Nos. 6,542,751 and 7,062,281, both entitled “Multi-Mode Paging System,” through … Continue reading

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Syneron Medical Hits EndyMed With Patent Infringement Lawsuit

On October 12, 2012, Syneron Medical filed its lawsuit (available here) against EndyMed in the Northern District of Texas. Syneron claims that EndyMed infringes U.S. Patent Nos. 6,148,232 and 6,711,435, through the sale of its fractional skin resurfacing products (among … Continue reading

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Judge Lynn Orders Patent Holder To 10 Asserted Claims

On October 18, 2012, Judge Lynn issued an Order in Visto Corp. d/b/a Good Technology v. Little Red Wagon Technologies Inc. (Order available here) limiting the patent holder to 10 asserted claims. The Order reads in relevant part: Visto Corporation … Continue reading

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The Color Factory Sues Intercos for Patent Infringement

On September 28, 2012, Cosmetic Group d/b/a The Color Factory hit Intercos America, Inc. with a patent infringement lawsuit (available here) filed in the Northern District of Texas. The Color Factory claims that Intercos infringes U.S. Patent No. 8,025,266 through … Continue reading

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Patent Multidistrict Litigation CLE to be Held at SMU on November 28, 2012

TexasBarCLE and SMU are co-sponsoring a half day CLE titled Patent Multidistrict Litigation in the Wake of the America Invents Act. The CLE’s brochure is available here. Judge Davis and Judge Gilstrap, from the Eastern District of Texas, will speak, as will … Continue reading

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Judge Solis Reverses Course, Grants Motion to Withdraw as Counsel in Galaxy Powersports Case

Last July, we wrote about a motion to withdraw as counsel that Judge Solis denied in his Galaxy Powersports case. There, Judge Solis denied the motion to withdraw and directed defendant’s counsel to respond to the plaintiff’s anticipated summary judgment … Continue reading

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