District Court Proceedings
Saint Lawrence Communications LLC v. LG Electronics, Inc. et al. (E.D. Tex.) – Represented LG Electronics in patent infringement case related to accused HD Voice technology. Obtained favorable settlement.
IMS Health Inc. v. Symphony Health Solutions, Corp. et. al. (D. Del.) – Represented IMS Health in multi-patent infringement case involving healthcare analytics and informatics. Favorable settlement.
Microsoft Corp. v. St. Clair Intellectual Property Consultants, Inc. (D. Del.) – Represented Microsoft in multi-patent declaratory judgment case involving power management technology. Favorable settlement following significant summary judgment wins.
Fenner Investment, Ltd v. Microsoft Corporation et al. (E.D. Tex.) – Represented Microsoft in patent infringement case involving joystick port interface circuits. Won summary judgment of noninfringement one day before trial.
International Business Machine Corp. v. Amazon.com, Inc. (E.D. Tex.) – Represented Amazon.com against IBM’s infringement allegations regarding Amazon.com’s popular Internet shopping website. Case settled favorably for Amazon.com soon after it served its invalidity contentions against IBM’s patents.
Paice LLC v. Toyota Motor Corp. et. al. (E.D. Tex.). Represented plaintiff-patentee Paice LLC in cases related to control systems for hybrid electric vehicles. Obtained jury verdict of infringement and no invalidity, and a past damages award of over $ 5 million. In damages aspect of case remanded for additional proceedings related to ongoing royalty, jury’s per car royalty award was quadrupled.
Digital Packet Licensing Inc. v. MCI, Inc. et al. (E.D. Tex.) – Represented Time Warner Cable in patent infringement case involving digital packet telephone systems and voice over IP technology. Favorable early settlement.
Section 337 Investigations – International Trade Commission
Certain Portable Electronic Devices and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-994 – Represented respondent LG Electronics against complainant Creative Labs in a patent litigation proceeding related to mobile devices. The Commission affirmed an Administrative Law Judge’s decision invaliding the sole asserted patent under the Commission’s 100-day pilot program.
Certain Wireless Devices with 3G Capabilities and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-800 – Represented respondent LG Electronics against complainant InterDigital in a patent litigation proceeding related to mobile devices. Obtained a final determination successfully terminating the Investigation as to LG Electronics.
Certain Wireless Consumer Electronics Devices and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-853 – Represented LG in ITC investigation against complainants TPL, Patriot Scientific, and Phoenix Digital System and their infringement assertion of a patent related to variable speed system clocks in microprocessors. After a seven-day trial in the ITC, the Administrative Law Judge issued an initial determination in September 2013 in which he found that LG did not infringe the asserted patent claims. Although the complainants challenged the ALJ’s initial determination, the full Commission issued a determination in February 2013 that affirmed the ALJ’s ruling of noninfringement in LG’s favor.
Certain Computer Products, Computer Components and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-628) – Represented respondents ASUSTeK Computer, Inc. and ASUS Computer International in a patent litigation proceeding involving products implementing power supplies, variable speed fans, and network address port translation. Obtained favorable settlement.
Certain InkJet Ink Supplies (Inv. No. 337-TA-581) – Represented complainant Hewlett-Packard Company in patent litigation proceeding related to inkjet print components. Obtained favorable settlement.
Certain Flash Memory Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-552). Represented respondent Hynix Semiconductor, Inc. in patent litigation proceeding related to flash memory devices. Final Determination of noninfringement of both asserted patents.
Certain Baseband Processor Chips and Chipsets, Transmitter and Receiver (Radio) Chips, Power Control Chips, and Products Containing Same, including Cellular Telephone Handsets (Inv. No. 543) – Represented LG Electronics Mobilecomm USA as an intervenor in the Investigation brought by Broadcom Corp. against Qualcomm accusing Qualcomm’s baseband processor chips, which are components used in LG’s cellular telephone handsets.