Thursday, August 27, 2015

Cinpres Gas Injection, Ltd. v. BMW of North America, LLC

Case Name: Cinpres Gas Injection, Ltd. v. BMW of North America, LLC
Docket Number: 2:11-cv-14990-SFC-MKM
Date Filed: 11/11/2011
Judge: Hon. Sean F. Cox
Status: Closed

            Cinpres Gas Injection, Ltd. filed suit against BMW of North America, LLC for patent infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,458,846 (“the ‘846 Patent”), 5,643,527 (“the ‘527 Patent”), and 6,716,387 (“the ‘387 Patent”). The ‘846 Patent and ‘527 Patent generally relate to method of injection molding and the ‘387 Patent generally relates to a process for assisted molding of hollow articles. Ultimately, On June 13, 2012, the court dismissed the suit after the parties resolved the action through a License and Settlement Agreement.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

TherOx, Inc. et al. v. Blissfield Manufacturing Company et al.

Case Name: TherOx, Inc. et al. v. Blissfield Manufacturing Company et al.
Docket Number: 2:11-cv-14917-NGE-MJH
Date Filed: 11/08/2011
Judge: Hon. Nancy G. Edmunds
Status: Closed

The Plaintiffs, TherOx, Inc. and DynamOx, Inc., alleged patent and trademark infringement by the Defendant, Blissfield Manufacturing Company et al. of the following U.S. Patent Nos. and Trademark: 1) 5,569,180 (“the ‘180 Patent”), entitled “Method for Delivering a Gas-Supersaturated Fluid to a Gas-Depleted Site and Use Thereof,” 2) 5,735,934 (“the ‘934 Patent”) entitled “Method for Delivering a Gas-Supersaturated Fluid to a Gas-Depleted Site and Use Thereof,” 3) 6,344,489 (“the ‘489 Patent”), entitled “Stabilized Gas-Enriched and Gas-Supersaturated Liquids,” 4) 6,555,059 (“the ‘059 Patent”), entitled “Method of Forming Gas-Enriched Fluid,” 5)  7,008,535 (“the ‘535 patent”), entitled “Apparatus for oxygenating wastewater,” and 6) 7,294,278 (“the ‘278 Patent”), entitled “Method for oxygenating wastewater,” and 7) Reg. No. 2,745,068 (“the ‘068 Mark”). Plaintiff TherOx is an exclusive licensee of the ‘180, ‘934, and ‘489 Patents. Plaintiff TherOx is the owner of the ‘059 Patent and both Plaintiffs are co-owners of the ‘535 Patent and ‘278 Patent. Lastly, Plaintiff DynamOx is the owner of the ‘068 Mark. The Plaintiffs demanded a jury trial and requested declaratory, injunctive, and monetary relief. On June 20, 2012, the parties stipulated to a dismissal of the case without prejudice.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Extang Corp. et al. v. Yukon Trail, Inc.

Case Name: Extang Corp. et al. v. Yukon Trail, Inc.
Docket Number: 2:11-cv-14704-AC-LJM
Date Filed: 10/25/2011
Judge: Hon. Avern Cohn
Status: Closed

            The Plaintiffs, Extang Corporation and Advantage Truck Accessories, Inc., filed suit against Defendant, Yukon Trail, Inc., for patent infringement of the following two patents owned by the Plaintiff: 1) U.S. Patent No. 6,893,073 (“the ‘073 Patent”), and 2) U.S. Patent No. 7,334,830 (“the ‘830 Patent”). The ‘073 Patent is entitled “Tonneau Cover Clamp,” and the ‘830 Patent is entitled “Tonneau Cover.”  The Plaintiffs demanded a jury trial and requested declaratory, injunctive, and monetary relief. On May 15, 2012, the court entered a final judgment in favor of the Plaintiffs, thereby enjoining and restraining the Defendant from infringing Plaintiffs’ two patents.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Extang Corp. v. Bridgeway Enterprises, Inc.

Case Name: Extang Corp. v. Bridgeway Enterprises, Inc.
Docket Number: 4:11-cv-14703-MAG-MKM
Date Filed: 10/25/2011
Judge: Hon. Mark A. Goldsmith
Status: Closed

            The Plaintiff, Extang Corporation, filed suit against Defendant, Bridgeway Enterprises, Inc., for patent infringement of the following two patents: 1) U.S. Patent No. 6,752,449 (“the ‘449 patent”), and 2) U.S. Patent No. 6,808,221 (“the ‘221 patent”). The ‘449 patent is entitled “Roll Up Tonneau Cover System, and the ‘221 patent is entitled “Tonneau Cover System with Adjustment Limit.” The Plaintiff demanded a jury trial and requested declaratory, injunctive, and monetary relief. Ultimately, both parties stipulated to a dismissal of the action without prejudice.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Advantage Truck Accessories, Inc. v. Smittybilt Automotive Group, Inc.

Case Name: Advantage Truck Accessories, Inc. v. Smittybilt Automotive Group, Inc.
Docket Number: 2:11-cv-14702-JAC-RSW
Date Filed: 10/25/2011
Judge: Hon. Julian Abele Cook
Status: Closed

            The Plaintiff, Advantage Truck Accessories, Inc., filed suit against Defendant, Smittybilt Automotive Group, Inc., for patent infringement U.S. Patent No. 7,334,830 (“the ‘830 Patent”), entitled “Tonneau Cover.” The Plaintiff requested declaratory, injunctive, and monetary relief from the court. On August 21, 2012, both parties stipulated to a dismissal of the action with prejudice.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Continental Automotive Systems US, Inc. v. Schrader Electronics, Inc. et al

Case Name: Continental Automotive Systems US, Inc. v. Schrader Electronics, Inc. et al.
Docket Number: 2:11-cv-14525-SJM-MJH
Date Filed: 10/13/2011
Judge: Hon. Stephen J. Murphy, III
Status: Closed

            The Plaintiff, Continental Automotive Systems US, Inc., alleged that the Defendants, Schrader Electronics, Inc. and Schrader-Bridgeport International, Inc., infringed on the following patents: U.S. Patent Nos. 6,998,973 entitled “Data Transmission Method for a Tire-Pressure Monitoring System of a Vehicle,” 7,284,418 entitled “Tire Pressure Sensor Assembly,” and U.S. 7,463,952 entitled “Method and Device for Processing Measurement Signals from a Movement Sensor on Board a Motor Vehicle.” Specifically, the Plaintiff brought this action to stop the manufacture, use, sale, offers to sell and importation by the Defendants of products that infringe on the Plaintiff’s tire pressure monitoring system technology. The Plaintiff demanded a jury trial and requested declaratory, injunctive, and monetary relief. Trial was set for October 6, 2015 with discovery ending on April 10, 2015. On January 14, 2015, a joint motion to dismiss with prejudice was filed by the Plaintiff stating the parties had reached a settlement agreement. On January 15, 2015, an order dismissing the case was issued.