Richard Garriott v. NCsoft Corp.: Obtained $28 million jury verdict for legendary computer game developer in lawsuit against Korean computer game manufacturer over breach of stock option agreement. (W.D. Tex.)
ICON Internet Competence Network v. Travelocity.com LP (N.D. Tex.): Obtained summary judgment of non-infringement for Travelocity in patent infringement lawsuit involving web site systems for generating a virtual reality scene, where the plaintiff sought damages of over $25 million.
Parallel Networks, LLC v. Abercrombie, Inc.; Parallel Networks, LLC v. AEO, Inc.; Parallel Networks, LLC v. Bentley Motors Inc. (E.D. Tex.): In the first early Markman/Summary Judgment procedure ever implemented in the Eastern District of Texas, obtained summary judgment of non-infringement for Netflix, Flairview Travel, Flightbookers, TripAdvisor, Brawn, US Airways, Delta Air Lines, Oriental Trading, Cabela’s, Barnes & Noble, Onestop Internet, Iconix, Sunglass Hut, Goodyear, Citizen Watch, Dillard’s, Subaru, ASICS, and Jones Retail in patent infringement suit involving the dynamic generation of an applet. Obtained Federal Circuit affirmance of the dismissal.P>
DDR Holdings, LLC v. Hotels.com, L.P. (E.D. Tex.): Defended Travelocity, Expedia, and Orbitz in a patent infringement lawsuit involving a web site system for matching the look and feel of an affiliate website.
TQP Development, LLC v. Barclays Plc., et al;(E.D. Tex.) TQP Development, LLC v. Ticketmaster Entertainment, Inc. (E.D. Tex.); TQP Development, LLC v. Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (E.D. Tex.): Represented Barclays, Live Nation, The Bank of New York Mellon, Delta Air Lines, TransAmerica, and other clients in patent infringement action involving SSL/TLS and web site encryption.
Parallel Networks, LLC v. Netflix, Inc. (E.D. Tex.); Parallel Networks, LLC v. Orbitz, LLC and Priceline.com, Inc. (E.D. Tex.); and Parallel Networks, LLC v. Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (E.D. Tex.): After procuring a favorable claim construction ruling on behalf of Netflix, Orbitz, and Priceline, obtained a covenant not to sue and dismissal with prejudice for Netflix, Orbitz, and Priceline without payment to the plaintiff. The two patents-in-suit relate to web server technology for dynamic load balancing.
H-W Technology L.C. v. Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (N.D. Tex.): Obtained extremely favorable settlement for Orbitz in patent infringement action relating to the use of a smartphone to access a mobile web site to order goods and services.
Legacy Investments, Inc., et al. v. Bruce Thompson, et al. and Miro Vranac v. Mary Huddleston, et al.: Represented oil and gas investment firm in litigation against former executives for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and usurpation of corporate opportunity (Dallas, Tex.)
HDNet MMA 2008 v. Zuffa, LLC: Represented Mark Cuban’s mixed-martial arts promoter over contract dispute involving fighter Randy Couture and Zuffa d/b/a Ultimate Fighting Championship. (Dallas, Tex.)