SELG Convinced Plaintiff Zeno Holdings to Dismiss Patent Case With Prejudice
Zeno Holdings, LLC v FutureSimple Inc. (Lead Case), U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas (Marshall), 2:16-cv-676-JRG-RSP. In a contested patent infringement action by Zeno Holdings against SELG clients Zoho Corporation and Cornerstone Solutions, SELG convinced Zeno to voluntarily dismiss the lawsuit with prejudice. Zeno was represented by Stamoulis & Weinblatt LLC
SELG Resolved Patent Infringement Case by Pherah
Pherah, LLC v. Zoho Corporation, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas (Tyler), 6:15-cv-961-JRG. In a coordinated patent infringement action by Pherah against numerous defendants, SELG successfully settled the lawsuit against SELG client Zoho Corporation. Pherah was represented by Chaudhari Law, PLLC
SELG Obtained Judgment for iControl Networks in Interference Against Alarm.com
Patent Trial and Appeal Board (iControl Networks v. Alarm.com, Interference 106,001) – In a contested case involving mobile device monitoring and control of home and business security and automation systems, the PTAB denied all of Alarm.com’s motions and canceled all involved claims of Alarm.com’s patent. All of iControl’s involved claims were validated and have issued in U.S. Patent 9,141,276. Alarm.com was represented by Fish & Richardson.
SELG Resolved Trademark Infringement Lawsuit by SolarWinds
SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC v. Zoho Corporation, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas (Austin), A-14-CA-0015-LY. In an action by SolarWinds Worldwide against SELG client Zoho Corporation for trademark infringement, the parties amicably resolved the lawsuit and agreed that the action against Zoho be dismissed without prejudice. SolarWinds was represented by Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
SELG Resolved Patent Infringement Case by Quxuz
Quxuz, LLC v Zoho Corporation, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas (Marshall), 2:14-cv-388-JRG. SELG successfully settled a patent infringement lawsuit by plaintiff Quxuz LLC against SELG client Zoho Corporation. Quxuz was represented by Weisbrod Matteis & Copley PLLC
SELG Resolves Patent Infringement Case by Safe Storage
Safe Storage, LLC v Promise Technology Inc., U.S. District Court, District of Delaware, 13-927-GMS. In a coordinated patent infringement action against numerous defendants, SELG successfully settled the lawsuit against SELG client Promise Technology, Inc. Safe Storage was represented by Bayard, P.A.
SELG Obtained Judgment in Second Interference Against HP
Patent Trial and Appeal Board (Connery v. Boucher, Interference 105,909) – In a second interference involving high performance network interfaces, SELG obtained judgment for client Alacritech against HP. The PTAB cancelled all claims of HP’s continuation patent. HP was represented by Fenwick and West.
Federal Circuit Affirmed SELG Judgment in Interference Against HP
Federal Circuit Court of Appeals (Connery v. Boucher, 2012-1612) – The Federal Circuit affirmed the decision of the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences awarding judgment to SELG client Alacritech against HP in an interference. HP was represented by Fenwick & West.
SELG Obtained Judgment in Interference Against HP
Board of Patent Appeals & Interferences (Connery v. Boucher, Interference 105,775) – SELG obtained judgment for client Alacritech against HP in an interference involving high performance network interfaces. All twenty claims in HP’s patent were ordered canceled, and Alacritech’s broadest claims survived an aggressive attack by HP. HP was represented by Fenwick & West.
SELG Obtained Dismissal With Prejudice For Client Alacritech
Xpoint v. Microsoft, et al., (patent infringement) U.S. District Court, District of Delaware, 09-CV-00628 SLR – SELG convinced plaintiff in massive multi-defendant case to dismiss SELG client Alacritech with prejudice. Xpoint was represented by Sughrue Mion, PLLC.
SELG Obtained Favorable Settlement for Promise Technology from Crossroads Systems
Promise Technology v. Crossroads Systems, (patent infringement) U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, C07-06128 JF – SELG successfully settled a patent infringement declaratory relief action involving Crossroads’ allegations that our client Promise Technology was infringing a family of patents in the remote storage industry. Crossroads has been aggressively asserting and litigating its family of patents for many years, and shortly after the settlement, Crossroads sued ten of our client’s competitors in the Western District of Texas for infringement of patents in the same patent family. Our pro-active approach enabled Promise not only to obtain a favorable settlement but to avoid litigation in Texas. Crossroads was represented by DLA Piper in litigation and by the Sprinkle IP Law Group in settlement negotiations.
SELG Successfully Settled Trademark Infringement Lawsuit
Collabrus v. Edifecs (trademark infringement), U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, C07-01097 SI – SELG successfully settled lawsuit against an infringer of our client’s trademark by, inter alia, overcoming the defense that the infringer had owned and used a domain name consisting of the mark prior to the filing of the application for trademark with the Patent and Trademark Office. Edifecs was represented by DLA Piper.
SELG Obtained Dismissal and Covenant-Not-To-Sue against Diversified Technologies in Patent Infringement Case
Polarity v. Diversified Technologies, (patent infringement) U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, C06-00646 SBA – SELG filed declaratory judgment action following allegations that our client Polarity was infringing a Diversified patent relating to solid state high power modulators. SELG forced defendant Diversified to file a covenant not to sue Polarity in order to obtain dismissal of the action. Diversified Technologies was represented by Fish & Richardson LLP.
SELG Successfully Settled Lawsuit On Behalf of Technology Co-Founder
Peddie v. Silicon Constellations, Inc. (patent ownership and wrongful discharge), Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara, C 10CV026064 – SELG successfully settled through formal JAMS mediation an acrimonious lawsuit on behalf of a co-founder of a technology startup who was wrongfully discharged and deprived of his patent rights. Silicon Constellations, Inc. was represented by Tomlinson Zisko LLP
SELG Obtained Preliminary Injunction Against Microsoft Enjoining the Release of Windows
Alacritech v. Microsoft, (patent infringement) U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, C04-03284 JSW – SELG obtained an injunction prohibiting Microsoft from releasing the next version of Windows (now known as Vista), based on our client’s allegation that Microsoft had infringed a patent written by SELG and related to network communications technology. Following the injunction order, we negotiated a three-way license with Microsoft and Broadcom Corporation, obtaining license fees while allowing Microsoft to proceed with claimed features in Vista, Alacritech to partner with Microsoft, and Alacritech to license others. Microsoft was represented by Arnold & Porter LLP and Broadcom was represented in the negotiations by Latham & Watkins LLP.
SELG Obtained Favorable Settlement for Alacritech Technology from Microsoft
Alacritech v. Microsoft (antitrust, unfair competition) U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, C04-02057 RMW– SELG obtained favorable settlement on eve of preliminary injunction hearing by turning Microsoft’s attempt to de-certify Alacritech’s products into a risk to the continued viability of Microsoft’s Windows Certification program. Microsoft was represented by Heller Ehrman LLP.
SELG Obtained Summary Judgment of Non-Infringement Against Oracle
Oracle v. Mangosoft, (patent infringement) U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, C03-02267 VRW — SELG obtained a summary judgment of non-infringement against Oracle in a case involving allegations that our client’s Internet-based file sharing service infringed Oracle’s network-related patent. The case was litigated aggressively by Oracle throughout. Oracle was represented by Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.