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Litigation Details for Vocalife LLC v. Amazon.com, Inc. (E.D. Tex. 2019)

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Vocalife LLC v. Amazon.com, Inc. (E.D. Tex. 2019)

Docket   Start Trial Date Filed 2019-04-16
Court District Court, E.D. Texas Date Terminated
Cause 35:271 Patent Infringement Assigned To James Rodney Gilstrap
Jury Demand Both Referred To
Parties AMAZON.COM LLC; AMAZON.COM, INC.; DAVID FOLSOM; DONALD E TILLER; VOCALIFE LLC
Patents 10,029,011; 10,029,015; 10,030,051; 10,030,059; 10,036,037; 10,036,054; 10,046,000; 10,046,031; 10,046,056; 10,046,058; 10,047,033; 6,669,948; 8,039,010; 8,039,030; 8,044,014; 8,044,046; 8,048,035; 8,048,043; 8,058,052; 9,000,011; 9,000,021; 9,005,016; 9,005,056; 9,018,017; 9,020,056; 9,022,022; 9,024,007; 9,024,034; 9,028,005; 9,035,033; 9,040,034; 9,040,039; 9,040,049; 9,056,051; 9,056,057; RE47,194; RE47,301; RE47,415; RE47,769
Attorneys Alan G Laquer; Alessandra Carcaterra Messing; Alfred Ross Fabricant; Colin B. Heideman; Enrique William Iturralde; Jennifer Haltom Doan; Jennifer Leigh Truelove; Jeremy A. Anapol; Joseph R. Re; Joseph S Cianfrani; Justine Minseon Park; Kendall M. Loebbaka; Kyle Randall Akin; Lawrence Chester Drucker; Samuel Franklin Baxter; Vincent J Rubino , III
Firms Brown Rudnick LLP NY; Haltom & Doan; Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP - Irvine; Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP - Seattle; McKool Smith Marshall; McKool Smith, P.C. Marshall
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Details for Vocalife LLC v. Amazon.com, Inc. (E.D. Tex. 2019)

Date Filed Document No. Description Snippet Link To Document
2020-10-09 328 Transcript morning. Just -- just the same question, if 10:29:11 12 you -- if you were selected to sit on the…not a patent is valid. The Patent Office doesn't make 10:52:44 17 that -- the Patent Office…Plaintiff's patent, and they contend that this particular 09:38:40 12 patent is invalid. 09:… 10 co-inventor on the '049 patent -- that's the patent we're 10:36:47 11 going …go. 10:40:46 17 Patents issued by the United States Patent Office 10:40:48 18 are presumed External link to document
2020-10-09 330 Transcript Echo and Alexa were introduced in that New York 08:58:52 10 City event in November of 2014, right? …issued patents are design patent. At the same 08:54:31 14 time, we have a patent application…issued patent, then we can do a search on their 10:42:19 4 name and find that patent or patents and… 22 patents, we don't search for patents, we don't look for 11:56:54 23 patents, we don…understand that this patent application was 08:33:43 15 rejected twice by the Patent Office because the External link to document
2020-10-09 332 Transcript subband basis. So this is taking the band 10:36:37 13 frequencies, dividing it, and they'… 7 given in the patent. 10:57:26 8 Q. Well, in fact, the way the patent works is you 10:57… analysis, looking at Claim 1 of the '049 patent. And we 08:34:07 14 were generally…Claim 1 of the -- of the '049 08:46:43 24 patent. 08:46:43 25 Q. Will you please look at …one of the elements of Claim 1 of the '049 patent. 10:12:42 10 Q. What about Claim 8, do you External link to document
2020-10-09 335 Transcript microphone 10:46:29 15 array, does the Echo work? 10:46:31 16 A. No, it has to have at least one microphone…have hundreds of patents. Last I looked we 09:06:35 5 have over 400 patents related to Alexa… U.S. patents on a circular microphone array, he's got 09:18:23 9 pending patents on far-…allegation or any patent that is sent our way, we are 09:19:21 25 asked to engage with the patent attorneys… didn't read the patents? 09:20:49 5 A. No, I only read the patent as part of this trial External link to document
2020-10-09 338 Transcript about. Is that 09:00:20 17 okay? 09:00:21 18 A. Yes. 09:00:23 19 …to license the patent in 08:52:28 23 order to practice that patent -- that patent to manufacture … of a patent? 09:16:25 2 A. My understanding is that the '049 patent or any patent 09:16…the '049 patent? 09:17:29 21 A. In looking at the patent, of course, the patent claim 09:17…license the patent so he can 08:42:24 18 manufacture and sell a product that uses the patented 08:42: External link to document
2020-10-09 340 Transcript Amazon products that go through the Echo device. 10:36:54 5 And that's what the Court has just…converting his provisional patent to an actual patent 10:31:41 15 that the Patent Office would look at,… the '756 patent, and the '756 patent is a 10:52:07 21 different patent. And when you… 6 patent infringement. This case concerns one United States 08:57:52 7 patent, which is…x27;049 patent. You've also heard that referred to as the 08:58:07 10 asserted patent. Sometimes External link to document
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