Editor’s note: What follows is brief information regarding patent suits filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas from Aug. 10 to Aug. 20, as listed on PACER, the federal courts’ online filing system.

EMG Technology LLC v. Expedia Inc.
Civil Action No: 6:12-cv-505
Date Filed: Aug. 10

Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,441,196 (“Apparatus and Method of Manipulating a Region on a Wireless Device Screen for Viewing, Zooming and Scrolling Internet Content”).

Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Charles Ainsworth and Robert Christopher Bunt, Parker, Bunt & Ainsworth, Tyler; Stanley M. Gibson and Gregory S. Cordrey, Jeffer Mangels Butler and Mitchell, Los Angeles

Gevo Inc. v. Butamax(TM) Advanced Biofuels LLC, E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Co., BP plc d/b/a BP Corp. North America Inc., and BP Biofuels North America LLC
Civil Action No: 2:12-cv-435
Date Filed: Aug. 13

Cause of Action: Filed for the declaratory judgment of non-infringement and invalidity of U.S. Patent No. 8,241,878.

Plaintiff’s Attorneys: T. John Ward Jr. and Claire Abernathy Henry, Ward & Smith Law Firm, Longview; Gerald J. Flattmann, Preston K. Ratliff II, Joseph M. O’Malley Jr. and Anthony Michael, Paul Hastings, New York; and Jason T. Christiansen, Paul Hastings, Houston

Blue Spike LLC v. Viggle Inc., f/k/a/ Function(x) Inc.

Civil Action No: 6:12-cv-00526

Date Filed: Aug. 13

Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of original U.S. Patents Nos. 7,346,472; 7,660,700; 7,949,494; and 8,214,175, each titled “Method and Device for Monitoring and Analyzing Signals.”

Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Eric M. Albritton, Stephen E. Edwards and Michael A. Benefield, Albritton Law Firm, Longview; and Randall T. Garteiser, Christopher A. Honea and Christopher S. Johns, Garteiser Honea, San Rafael, Calif.

Blue Spike LLC v. Free Stream Media Corp.
Civil Action No: 6:12-cv-527
Date Filed: Aug. 14

Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,346,472, U.S Patent No. 7,660,700, U.S. Patent No. 7,949,494 and U.S. Patent No. 8,214,175, all titled “Method and Device for Monitoring and Analyzing Signals”

Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Eric M. Albritton, Stephen E. Edwards and Michael A. Benefield, Albritton Law Firm, Longview; and Randall T. Garteiser, Christopher A. Honea and Christopher S. Johns, Garteiser Honea, San Rafael, Calif.

Blue Spike LLC v. Echo Nest Corp.
Civil Action No: 6:12-cv-00528
Date Filed: Aug. 14

Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,346,472, U.S Patent No. 7,660,700, U.S. Patent No. 7,949,494 and U.S. Patent No. 8,214,175, all titled “Method and Device for Monitoring and Analyzing Signals”

Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Eric M. Albritton, Stephen E. Edwards and Michael A. Benefield, Albritton Law Firm, Longview; and Randall T. Garteiser, Christopher A. Honea and Christopher S. Johns, Garteiser Honea, San Rafael, Calif.

Blue Spike LLC v. Peer Media Technologies Inc.
Civil Action No: 6:12-cv-529
Date Filed: Aug. 14

Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,346,472, U.S Patent No. 7,660,700, U.S. Patent No. 7,949,494 and U.S. Patent No. 8,214,175, all titled “Method and Device for Monitoring and Analyzing Signals”

Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Eric M. Albritton, Stephen E. Edwards and Michael A. Benefield, Albritton Law Firm, Longview; and Randall T. Garteiser, Christopher A. Honea and Christopher S. Johns, Garteiser Honea, San Rafael, Calif.

Blue Spike LLC v. SoundHound Inc.
Civil Action No: 6:12-CV-537
Date Filed: Aug. 16

Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,346,472, U.S. Patent No. 7,660,700, U.S. Patent No. 7,949,494 and U.S. Patent No. 8,214,175, all titled “Method and Device for Monitoring and Analyzing Signals.”

Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Eric M. Albritton, Stephen E. Edwards and Michael A. Benefield, Albritton Law Firm, Longview; and Randall T. Garteiser, Christopher A. Honea and Christopher S. Johns, Garteiser Honea, San Rafael, Calif.

Blue Spike LLC v. Vobile Inc.
Civil Action No: 6:12-CV-539
Date Filed: Aug. 16

Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,346,472, U.S. Patent No. 7,660,700, U.S. Patent No. 7,949,494 and U.S. Patent No. 8,214,175, all titled “Method and Device for Monitoring and Analyzing Signals.”

Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Eric M. Albritton, Stephen E. Edwards and Michael A. Benefield, Albritton Law Firm, Longview; and Randall T. Garteiser, Christopher A. Honea and Christopher S. Johns, Garteiser Honea, San Rafael, Calif.

Blue Spike LLC v. Attributor Corp.
Civil Action No: 6:12-CV-540
Date Filed: Aug. 16

Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,346,472, U.S. Patent No. 7,660,700, U.S. Patent No. 7,949,494 and U.S. Patent No. 8,214,175, all titled “Method and Device for Monitoring and Analyzing Signals.”

Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Eric M. Albritton, Stephen E. Edwards and Michael A. Benefield, Albritton Law Firm, Longview; and Randall T. Garteiser, Christopher A. Honea and Christopher S. Johns, Garteiser Honea, San Rafael, Calif.

Qxzab LLC v. Lake Pointe Operating Co. LLC
Civil Action No: 2:12-cv-00491
Date Filed: Aug. 17

Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 5,832,488 entitled “Computer Systems and Methodfor Storing Medical Records Using a Smart Card to Store Data.”

Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Andrew W. Spangler, Spangler & Fussell, Longview; and James A. Fussell III, Spangler & Fussell, Alexandria, Va.

Quxuz LLC v. Automattic Inc.
Civil Action No: 2:12-cv-00492
Date Filed: Aug. 17

Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,353,199 entitled “Method of Moderating External Access to an Electronic Document Authoring Development and Distribution.”

Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Andrew W. Spangler, Spangler & Fussell, Longview; and James A. Fussell III, Spangler & Fussell, Alexandria, Va.

Quxuz LLC v. BigCommerce Inc.
Civil Action No: 2:12-cv-00493
Date Filed: Aug. 17

Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,353,199 entitled “Method of Moderating External Access to an Electronic Document Authoring Development and Distribution.”

Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Andrew W. Spangler, Spangler & Fussell, Longview; and James A. Fussell III, Spangler & Fussell, Alexandria, Va.

Quxuz LLC v. Element Fusion LLC
Civil Action No: 2:12-cv-00494
Date Filed: Aug. 17

Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,353,199 entitled “Method of Moderating External Access to an Electronic Document Authoring Development and Distribution.”

Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Andrew W. Spangler, Spangler & Fussell, Longview; and James A. Fussell III, Spangler & Fussell, Alexandria, Va.

Quxuz LLC v. Soholaunch.com Inc.
Civil Action No: 2:12-cv-00495
Date Filed: Aug. 17

Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,353,199 entitled “Method of Moderating External Access to an Electronic Document Authoring Development and Distribution.”

Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Andrew W. Spangler, Spangler & Fussell, Longview; and James A. Fussell III, Spangler & Fussell, Alexandria, Va.

Meadows Financial Systems LLC v. Deutsche Lufthansa AG
Civil Action No: 6:12-cv-00542-LED
Date Filed: Aug. 17

Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 8,064,434 entitled “Method for Providing Internet Services to a Telephone User.”

Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Andrew W. Spangler, Spangler & Fussell, Longview; and James A. Fussell III, Spangler & Fussell, Alexandria, Va.

EMG Technology LLC v. The Vanguard Group Inc.
Civil Action No: 6:12-cv-00543-LED
Date Filed: Aug. 17

Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,441,196 entitled “Apparatus and Method of Manipulating a Region on a Wireless Device Screen for Viewing, Zooming and Scrolling Internet Content.”

Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Charles Ainsworth and Robert Christopher Bunt, Parker, Bunt & Ainsworth, Tyler; and Stanley M. Gibson and Gregory S. Cordrey, Jeffer Mangels Butler and Mitchell, Los Angeles, of counsel.

Blue Spike LLC v. Miranda Technologies Inc. and Belden Inc.
Civil Action No: 6:12-cv-00544-LED
Date Filed: Aug. 17

Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,346,472, U.S. Patent No. 7,660,700, U.S. Patent No. 7,949,494 and U.S. Patent No. 8,214,175, all titled “Method and Device for Monitoring and Analyzing Signals.”

Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Eric M. Albritton, Stephen E. Edwards and Michael A. Benefield, Albritton Law Firm, Longview; and Randall T. Garteiser, Christopher A. Honea and Christopher S. Johns, Garteiser Honea, San Rafael, Calif.

NobelBiz Inc. v. Connect First Inc.
Civil Action No: 6:12-cv-00549-LED
Date Filed: Aug. 20

Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 8,135,122 entitled “System and Method for Modifying Communication Information (MCI).”

Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Elizabeth L. DeRieux, S. Calvin Capshaw and D. Jeffrey Rambin, Capshaw DeRieux, Gladewater; Ralph A. Dengler, Charles H. Chevalier and William A. Hector, Gibbons PC, Newark, N.J., of counsel.