Robert M. Manley: Representative Intellectual Property Matters
- Lemelson Educations & Research Foundation v. Pilgrim’s Pride – Robert represented Pilgrim’s Pride in a patent infringement case involving U.S. Patent No. 5,028,318, which is generally directed to the use of spreadsheet to interface, control, and monitor factory automation equipment. Robert helped Pilgrim’s Pride successfully resolve the matter prior to trial following extensive multi-jurisdictional litigation.
- Ericsson Inc. v. Harris Corporation – Robert helped Ericsson win a take-nothing judgment from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in a patent infringement lawsuit involving cellular telephony technology for synchronizing and correcting radio signals covered by U.S. Patent Nos. 5,428,666; 4,675,111; 4,559,732 and 4,365,338.
- Lonestar Inventions v. Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. – Robert represented Freescale in a patent infringement suit involving U.S. Patent No. 5,208,726, which is generally directed to high capacitance structure in a semiconductor device.
- Autobytel, Inc. v. Dealix Corp. and Autobytel, Inc. v. InsWeb, et al. – Robert represented Autobytel in patent infringement lawsuits involving U.S. Patent No. 6,282,517, which is generally directed to the real-time communication of purchase requests over the internet.
- Applied Biosystems – Robert represented Applied Biosystems in a patent licensing dispute involving the assay of enzymes used in recombinant DNA sequencing.
- California Innovations v. Igloo Products – Robert represented Igloo in a patent infringement lawsuit involving U.S. Patent Nos. 6,116,045; 6,067,816; 6,644,063 and 6,481,239, which are generally directed to cooler manufacture, design and technology.
- DataTreasury Corporation v. Wells Fargo, et al. – Robert represented Key Bank and Sun Trust Bank in patent infringement lawsuits involving U.S. Patent Nos. 5,910,988 and 6,032,137, which are generally cover how electronic check are presented. Individual inventor Claudio Ballard claimed to have invented electronic check presentment and, the DataTreasury Corporation, which held a portfolio of Ballard’s patents, sued the majority of the banking industry over electronic check presentment practices.
- Excentus Corp. v. Safeway, Inc., Blackhawk Network, Blackhawk Marketing and Randall’s – Robert represented Safeway, Blackhawk and Randall’s in a patent infringement lawsuit involving U.S. Patent Nos. 6,321,984; 6,332,128; 6,723,081 and 7,383,204, which are generally directed to fuel rewards discount technology and fuel dispenser technology.
- FotoMedia v. AOL, Yahoo!, Verizon, and Sprint Nextel – Robert represented FotoMedia in a series of patent infringement lawsuits involving U.S. Patent Nos. 6,018,774; 6,542,936 and 6,871,231, which are generally directed to photo sharing and metadata tagging technology.
- Texas MP3 Technologies, LTD. v. Samsung Electronics, Sandisk and Apple – Robert represented Texas MP3 in a patent infringement lawsuit involving U.S. Patent No. 7,065,417, which is generally directed to MP3 player technology.
- Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. v. LSI Corporation – Robert represented Freescale in an investigation before the International Trade Commission involving U.S. Patent Nos. 5,775,798; 6,473,349 B1 and 5,467,455 generally directed to packaging and manufacture of semiconductor chips.