Editor’s note: What follows is brief information regarding some of the patent suits filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas from Nov. 20 to Nov. 27, as listed on PACER, the federal courts’ online filing system.

Affinity Labs of Texas LLC v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Samsung Electronics America Inc., Samsung Telecommunications America LLC f/k/a Samsung Telecommunications America LP, High Tech Computer Corp a/k/a HTC Corp., HTC (BVI) Corp., HTC America Inc., LG Electronics Inc., LG Electronics USA Inc. and LG Electronics MobileComm USA. Inc. d/b/a LG Mobile Phones
Civil Action No: 1:12-cv-00557
Date Filed: Nov. 20
Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,187,947, entitled “System and Method for Communicating Selected Information to an Electronic Device;” U.S. Patent No. 7,324,833, entitled “System and Method for Connecting a Portable Audio Player to an Automobile Sound System;” U.S. Patent No. 7,634,228, entitled “Content Delivery System and Method;” and U.S. Patent No. 7,953,390, entitled “Method for Content Delivery.”
Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Lawrence Louis Germer and Charles W. Goehringer Jr., Germer Gertz, Beaumont; Ronald J. Schutz, Cyrus A. Morton, Daniel R. Burgess, Shira T. Shapiro and Kristine Weir, Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, Minneapolis, Minn.

EMG Technology LLC v. Motorola Mobility LLC
Civil Action No: 6:12-cv-00887-LED
Date Filed: Nov. 20
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; Stanley M. Gibson and Gregory S. Cordrey, Jeffer Mangels Butler and Mitchell, Los Angeles, of counsel

Lodsys Group LLC v. B & H Foto & Electronics Corp., Charter Communications Inc., Corbis Corp., Lamps Plus Inc. and Nordstrom Inc.
Civil Action No: 2:12-cv-00730-JRG
Date Filed: Nov. 20
Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,620,565, entitled “Customer-Based Product Design Module” and U.S. Patent No. 7,222,078, entitled “Methods and Systems for Gathering Information from Units of a Commodity Across a Network.”
Plaintiff’s Attorneys: William E. Davis III, The Davis Firm, Longview; Michael A. Goldfarb, Christopher M. Huck and Kit W. Roth, Kelley, Goldfarb, Gill, Huck & Roth, Seattle

Lodsys Group LLC v. Bed, Bath & Beyond Inc., Brooks Sports Inc., John Wiley & Sons Inc. and J&P Cycles LLC
Civil Action No: 2:12-cv-00729-JRG
Date Filed: Nov. 20
Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,620,565, entitled “Customer-Based Product Design Module” and U.S. Patent No. 7,222,078, entitled “Methods and Systems for Gathering Information from Units of a Commodity Across a Network.”
Plaintiff’s Attorneys: William E. Davis III, The Davis Firm, Longview; Michael A. Goldfarb, Christopher M. Huck and Kit W. Roth, Kelley, Goldfarb, Gill, Huck & Roth, Seattle

LBS Innovations LLC v. Alfred Angelo Inc., Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Holdings Inc., Denny’s Inc. d/b/a Denny’s Restaurants Inc., Jo-Ann Stores Inc., Pilot Travel Centers LLC, Randall’s Food & Drugs LP, Safeway Inc. d/b/a Tom Thumb and The Cheesecake Factory Restaurants Inc.
Civil Action No: 2:12-cv-00735-MHS
Date Filed: Nov. 26
Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,091,956, entitled “Situation Information System.”
Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Eric W. Buether, Christopher M. Joe, Brian A. Carpenter and Niky Bukovcan, Buether Joe & Carpenter, Dallas

Ericsson Inc. and Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Samsung Electronics America Inc. and Samsung Telecommunications America LLP
Civil Action No: 6:12-cv-00894-LED
Date Filed: Nov. 27
Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,029,052, entitled “Multiple Mode Direct Conversion Receiver;” U.S. Patent No. 6,058,359, entitled “Speech Coding Including Soft Adaptability Feature;” U.S. Patent No. 6,278,888, entitled “Radiotelephones Having Contact-Sensitive User Interfaces and Methods of Operating Same;” U.S. Patent No. 6,301,556, entitled “Reducing Sparseness in Coded Speech Signals;” U.S. Patent No. 6,418,310, entitled “Wireless Subscriber Terminal Using Java Control Code;” U.S. Patent No. 6,445,917, entitled “Mobile Station Measurements With Event-Based Reporting;” U.S. Patent No. 6,473,506, entitled “Signaling Using Phase Rotation Techniques in a Digital Communications System;” U.S. Patent No. 6,519,223, entitled “System and Method for Implementing a Semi Reliable Retransmission Protocol;” U.S. Patent No. 6,624,832, entitled “Methods, Apparatus, and Computer Program Products for Providing User Input to an Application Using a Contact-Sensitive Surface;” U.S. Patent No. 6,772,215, entitled “Method for Minimizing Feedback Responses in ARQ Protocols” and U.S. Patent No. 8,169,992, entitled “Uplink Scrambling During Random Access.”
Plaintiffs’ Attorneys: Mike McKool Jr., Douglas A. Cawley and Theodore Stevenson III, McKool Smith, Dallas; Sam Baxter, McKool Smith, Marshall

Ericsson Inc. and Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Samsung Electronics America Inc. and Samsung Telecommunications America LLP
Civil Action No: 6:12-cv-00895-LED
Date Filed: Nov. 27
Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,259,724, entitled “Random Access in a Mobile Telecommunications System;” U.S. Patent No. 6,400,376, entitled “Display Control for Data Processing Device;” U.S. Patent No. 6,466,568, entitled “Multi-Rate Radiocommunication Systems and Terminals;” U.S. Patent No. 6,502,063, entitled “Method and Apparatus for Recursive Filtering of Parallel Intermittent Streams of Unequally Reliable Time Discrete Data;” U.S. Patent No. 6,597,787, entitled “Echo Cancellation Device for Cancelling Echos in a Transceiver Unit;” U.S. Patent No. 6,732,069, entitled “Linear Predictive Analysis-by-Synthesis Encoding Method and Coder;” U.S. Patent No. 6,865,233, entitled “Method and System for Control Signalling Enabling Flexible Link Adaptation in a Radiocommunication System;” U.S. Patent No. 6,985,474, entitled “Random Access in a Mobile Telecommunications System;” U.S. Patent No. 7,660,417, entitled “Enhanced Security Design for Cryptography in Mobile Communication Systems;” U.S. Patent No. 7,707,592, entitled “Mobile Terminal Application Subsystem and Access Subsystem Architecture Method and System;” U.S. Patent No. 7,769,078, entitled “Apparatus, Methods, and Computer Program Products for Delay Selection in a Spread-Spectrum Receiver;” U.S. Patent No. 7,961,709, entitled “Secondary Synchronization Sequences for Cell Group Detection in a Cellular Communications System” and U.S. Patent No. 8,036,150, entitled “Method and a Device for Improved Status Reports.”
Plaintiffs’ Attorneys: Mike McKool Jr., Douglas A. Cawley and Theodore Stevenson III, McKool Smith, Dallas; Sam Baxter, McKool Smith, Marshall

Wellogix Technology Licensing LLC v. Automatic Data Processing Inc. and EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc.
Civil Action No: 6:12-cv-00896-LED
Date Filed: Nov. 27
Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 8,321,313, entitled “Method and Process for Providing Relevant Data, Comparing Proposal Alternatives, and Reconciling Proposals, Invoices, and Purchase Orders with Actual Costs in a Workflow Process.”
Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Michael Smith, Siebman, Burg, Phillips & Smith, Marshall; James P. Brogan, Orion Armon and Brian Eutermoser, Cooley LLP, Broomfield, Colo., of counsel; Jack Hobaugh, Cooley LLP, Reston, Va., of counsel

Wireless Remote System LLC v. LibreStream Technologies Inc.
Civil Action No: 6:12-cv-00899
Date Filed: Nov. 27
Cause of Action: Filed for the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,317,039 and U.S. Patent No. 6,690,273, both entitled “Wireless Video and Audio Data Remote System.”
Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Christopher M. Joe and Monica Tavakoli, Buether Joe & Carpenter, Dallas; Sean T. O’Kelly, O’Kelly Ernst & Bielli, Wilmington, Del., pro hac vice