Monthly Archives: March 2013

Judge O’Connor Tosses ICON’s Patent Infringement Claims Against Travelocity On Summary Judgment

On February 22, 2013, Judge O’Connor issued a decision (available here) in ICON v. Travelocity. Judge O’Connor found that Travelocity’s website did not meet the “graphics items arranged to provide the appearance of at least part of a commercial area, … Continue reading

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Verizon’s Motion to Dismiss Denied By Judge Lynn in Patent Infringement Case

On March 6, 2013, Judge Lynn issued an Order (available here) in Mobile Enhancement Solutions v. Verizon. Verizon had filed a motion to dismiss MES’ induced infringement claim, arguing that “MES’s allegations, taken as true, do not establish that Verizon … Continue reading

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Chief Judge Fitzwater To Mark Cuban, Summary Judgment Denied, Prepare For Trial

On March 5, 2013, Chief Judge Fitzwater denied Mark Cuban’s motion for summary judgment (decision available here) in the SEC’s case against Cuban. The SEC has brought a civil enforcement action against Cuban, alleging a misappropriation theory of insider trading. … Continue reading

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Puttstrong Files Infringement Lawsuit Against The Pill

On March 1, 2013, Puttstrong filed a patent infringement lawsuit (available here) in the Northern District of Texas against The Pill. Puttstrong claims that The Pill infringes United States Patent No. D 638,080, which was issued for the invention “Putting … Continue reading

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Judge Kinkeade Denies Motion to Compel Pre-Suit Testing Materials In Patent Infringement Lawsuit

On March 1, 2013, Judge Kinkeade issue and Order (available here) in Innovative Sonic Limited v. Research in Motion. RIM filed a motion to compel “information and materials pertaining to prelitigation testing performed by ASUSTeK engineers on certain RIM products, … Continue reading

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Judge Kinkeade Extends Temporary Restraining Order in Bitzer’s Patent Infringement Lawsuit

On February 26, 2013, Judge Kinkeade issued an Order (available here) extending the Court’s temporary restraining order. Bitzer has sued Beijing Brilliant Refrigeration Equipment Co., Ltd., Xinchang Liyongda Refrigeration Machinery Co., Ltd., and Li Yongda for various acts, including trademark … Continue reading

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StoneEagle Sues Stored Value Payments For Alleged Patent Infringement

On February 26, 2013, StoneEagle sued Stored Value Payments (complaint available here) for allegedly infringing StoneEagle’s United States Patent No. 7,792,686, which claims technology relating to medical benefits payment systems. StoneEagle is represented by Christopher Trowbridge, Beverly Whitley, Craig Cox, … Continue reading

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BayCo Hits Phillips With Declaratory Judgment Patent Infringement Lawsuit

Bayco recently filed its patent infringement declaratory judgment lawsuit (available here) against Phillips. Bayco accuses Phillips of improperly accusing Bayco of infringing Phillips’ U.S. Patent Nos. 6,234,648, 6,250,774, and 6,692,136, which claim technology relating to lighting products. Bayco seeks a … Continue reading

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Judge O’Connor Rules On Facebook’s Motion to Sever in Summit 6 Case

On February 6, 2013, Judge O’Connor issued an Order (available here) in the Summit 6 patent infringement case granting Facebook’s motion to sever Summit 6’s claims against Facebook from Summit 6’s claims against Samsung. Summit 6 did not oppose the … Continue reading

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Samsung’s Motion for Summary Judgment Ruled On By Judge O’Connor In Sumimit 6 Case

On February 6, 2013, Judge O’Connor issued an Order (available here) in Summit 6 v. Samsung. Judge O’Connor ruled that Samsung’s motion for summary judgment of non-infringement should be denied in part, as there was sufficient evidence to raise a … Continue reading

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