Stephen R. Risley

Representative Cases

 

Abatement v. Pure Air Techs., Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented the patentee/defendant in this patent suit concerning whole-house air purification systems.).

Aldav LLC v. Clear Channel Comms., Inc. et al., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (Represented the defendant in this patent suit concerning alleged infringement of patent pertaining to streaming radio content).

Anton/Bauer, Inc. v. PAG, Ltd., U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut (Represented the defendant in this patent suit concerning alleged infringement of patent pertaining to battery packs for professional video cameras).  See Anton/Bauer, Inc. v. PAG, Ltd., 329 F.3d 1343 (Fed. Cir. 2003), reh’g denied, 2003 U.S. App. LEXIS 14591 (Fed. Cir. June 27, 2003).  See also Anton/ Bauer, Inc. v. PAG, Ltd., Civil Action No. 3:01 CV 577, 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17645, (D. Conn. September 9, 2002).

Apple Inc. v. Zipit Wireless, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (Represented the declaratory judgment defendant in a patent lawsuit regarding instant messaging).

 

Bakery Holdings, L.L.C. v. Cummins Eagle, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (Represented the plaintiff in this patent lawsuit involving machinery for the baking industry.).

Biometric Associate, LP v. Ulta Beauty, Inc., Eastern District of Texas (represented the plaintiff/patentee in a patent infringement lawsuit regarding an Internet transaction authentication apparatus, method, and system).

 

Bio-Plus v. GoldKist, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia (Represented plaintiff/patentee in this patent lawsuit concerning processes for the pelletizing of peanut shells.).
 

Century Systems, Inc. v. Dreambrands, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented the patentee/trademark owner in this lawsuit concerning the trademark “MALE DRIVE”.).


Chanel, Inc. v. Family Import, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented the plaintiff/trademark owner in this trademark lawsuit concerning the mark “CHANEL”.).

Chanel, Inc. v. Inspired Creations, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented the plaintiff/trademark owner in this trademark lawsuit concerning the mark “CHANEL”.).

Chanel, Inc. v. Magic Circuit, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented the plaintiff/trademark owner in this trademark lawsuit concerning the mark “CHANEL”.).

Christoff and Galexa, Inc. v. Inglese and NorthStar Technologies Group, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida (Represented the defendants in this trade secret, patent, and business dispute).

 

Comverse Technologies, Inc. v. LHS, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts (Represented defendant/accused infringer in this multi-patent lawsuit concerning software and telephone-related technologies.).

Convolve, Inc. v. Dell, Inc., et al., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (Represented the plaintiff in this patent lawsuit involving the manufacture of hard drives.).

Coupons, Inc. v. Value America, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented the plaintiff/trademark owner is this trademark lawsuit concerning the mark “VALUE AMERICA”.).

Cummins Eagle, Inc. v. Bakery Holdings, L.L.C., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (Represented the defendant in this patent lawsuit involving machinery for the baking industry.).

Datascape, Inc. v. American Express Co., Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of  Georgia (Represented the plaintiff/patentee in this patent lawsuit concerning the processing of devices, such as smart cards and personal digital assistants, over the Internet.).

Datascape, Inc. v. Kyocera Wireless Corp., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented the plaintiff/patentee in this patent lawsuit concerning the processing of devices, such as smart cards and personal digital assistants, over the Internet.).

Datascape, Inc. v. Rand McNally & Co., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented the plaintiff/patentee in this patent lawsuit concerning the processing of devices, such as smart cards and personal digital assistants, over the Internet.).
 
Datascape, Inc. v. Sony Ericsson Mobile Comms., Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of  Georgia (Represented the plaintiff/patentee in this patent lawsuit concerning the processing of devices, such as smart cards and personal digital assistants, over the Internet.).

Datascape, Inc. v. Sprint Nextel Corp., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented the plaintiff/patentee in this patent lawsuit concerning the processing of devices, such as smart cards and personal digital assistants, over the Internet.).

Datascape, Inc. v. UTStarcom, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of  Georgia (Represented the plaintiff/patentee in this patent lawsuit concerning the processing of devices, such as smart cards and personal digital assistants, over the Internet.).

Digital Media Technologies, Inc. v. Netflix, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida (Representing the plaintiff/patentee in a patent infringement lawsuit regarding multimedia content systems and content management).

 

Digital Media Technologies, Inc. v. Amazon.com, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida (Representing plaintiff/patentee in a patent infringement lawsuit regarding multimedia content systems and content management).

 

Digital Media Technologies, Inc. v. Hulu, LLC, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida (Representing plaintiff/patentee in a patent infringement lawsuit regarding multimedia content systems and content management).

 

Earthstone International LLC v. Frederick Hart Co., Inc. d/b/a Compac Industries, Inc., District of New Mexico (Represented the defendant in a patent infringement lawsuit regarding foamed glass articles for preparing surfaces).

 

Ecotecture v. Philip Wenz (d/b/a Ecotecture Publication & Design), U.S. District Court for the District of Maine (Represented the defendant/accused trademark infringer in this trademark lawsuit concerning the mark “Ecotecture.”).  See Ecotecture, Inc. v. Wenz, Civil No. 99-387-P-C, 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 18482, (D. Maine May 16, 2000).

eShare Techs., Inc. v. Stratasoft, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented the defendant/accused infringer in this patent lawsuit concerning software and automatic telephone call systems and dialers.).

 

Frederick Hart Co., Inc. v. Target Corporation and IQ Accessories, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented the plaintiff/patentee in this patent lawsuit concerning salad containers having an insert chamber.).


Ganas, LLC v. Unicoi Systems, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (Represented defendant in patent infringement lawsuit regarding systems that provide communications between an application source located on a first side of a firewall and a network element located on a second side of the firewall.).


Georgia-Pacific Consumer Prods. LP v. Clorox Co., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented the plaintiff in this patent lawsuit involving a container for wipes.).

Golden Star, Inc. v. Wilen Mfg., Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented defendant/accused infringer in this multi-patent and multi-trademark lawsuit concerning textile engineering and chemically treated mops.).  See Golden Star, Inc. v. Wilen Cos, Inc., 1995 U.S. App. LEXIS 36136, 37 U.S.P.Q.2d 1894 (Fed. Cir. 1995).

Grus Tech, LLC v. Samsung Electronics Co. and Samsung Electronics America, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (Represented plaintiff/patent holder in patent infringement lawsuit regarding identifying a contactee for an electronic message).

 

Grus Tech, LLC v. LG Electronics and LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (Represented plaintiff/patent holder in a patent infringement lawsuit regarding identifying a contactee for an electronic message).

 

Hill-Phoenix, Inc. v. Systematic Refrigeration, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (Represented plaintiff/patentee in this patent infringement lawsuit concerning software and variable speed compressor systems for the commercial refrigeration industry.).  See Hill Phoenix, Inc. v. Systematic Refrigeration, 117 F. Supp.2d 508 (E.D. Va. 2000).

Holley Performance Prods., Inc. v. BG 300, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky (Represented the defendant/accused infringer in this trade dress lawsuit concerning carburetors.).

Honeywell Int’l, Inc. v. Acer America Corp., et al., U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (Represented the plaintiff/patentee in this patent lawsuit involving flicker control in liquid crystal displays.).

HTC Corp. and HTC America, Inc. v. Zipit Wireless, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (Represented the declaratory judgment defendant in a patent lawsuit regarding instant messaging.).

 

Intermountain Healthcare, Inc. v. International Healthcare Consultants, Inc., U.S. District Court for the District of Utah (Represented the defendant/accused infringer in this trademark lawsuit concerning the trademark “IHC.”).

Jameson Hospitality LLC v. William B. Flor, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of  Georgia (Represented declaratory judgment plaintiff/accused infringer in this copyright case concerning hotel management literature.).

Johnston Indus. Composite Reinforcements, Inc. v. V2 Composite Reinforcements, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, (Represented the plaintiff/trademark owner in this trademark lawsuit concerning marks for composite fiber technology.).
 

JT&O Technologies LLC v. Continental Technologies, Inc. et al., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee (Represented plaintiff/patent holder in patent infringement lawsuit regarding tree stands.).


Keir Mfg., Inc. v. Kamatics Corp., U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina (Represented plaintiff/patentee owner in this patent lawsuit concerning flyer bow equipment used to manufacture wire and cables.).

Lava Enters., Inc. v. MVP Group Int’l, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California (Represented the defendant/accused infringer in this copyright case concerning decorative candles.).

Maxwell Chase Techs., Inc. v. KMB Produce, Inc. et al., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented the plaintiff/patentee in this patent lawsuit concerning absorbent materials and packaging.).   See Maxwell Chase Techs., L.L.C. v. KMB Produce, Inc., 79 F. Supp.2d 1364 (N.D. Ga. 1999).

Mycelx Technolgies Corporation v. Harikrishnan Parthasarathy, Superior Court of the State of Georgia (Represented defendant in trade secrets case relating to the oil and gas industry).

 

Nordson v. May Coating, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented defendant/patentee in this patent lawsuit concerning hot melt technology.).

Paradyne Corp. v. GAO Research, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented the plaintiff/patentee in this patent lawsuit concerning DSL technology.).

Polymer Group, Inc. v. Kroger Co., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented plaintiff/patentee in this patent lawsuit concerning nonwoven fabrics.).

Polymer Group, Inc. v. Rockline Indus., Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented plaintiff/patentee in this patent lawsuit concerning nonwoven fabrics.).

Polymer Group, Inc. v. Walgreen Co., et al., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented plaintiff/patentee in this patent lawsuit concerning nonwoven fabrics.).

ProChroma Techs., Inc. v. United States, Springs Indus., Inc., and Southern Mill, Inc., Court of Federal Claims, Washington, D.C. (Represented intervenor/accused infringer in this patent infringement lawsuit concerning processes for dyeing aromatic aramids.).

Realtime Data, LLC v. T-Mobile USA, Inc. et al., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (represented defendant T-Mobile in a patent infringement lawsuit regarding data compression).

 

Russell Athletic v. Triangle, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented the patentee/trademark owner is this lawsuit concerning the “three bar” logo.).
 

ServiceCloud, LLC v. Salesforce.com, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented the patentee/trademark owner is this lawsuit concerning the trademark “SERVICECLOUD.”).

Shepherd Management Group, Inc. v. Ashley Furniture Indus., Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented plaintiff/copyright owner in this copyright lawsuit concerning retail furniture sales and training literature.).
 

Smart Media Solutions, LLC v. Lauren J. Fix, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented the patentee/trademark owner is this lawsuit concerning the trademark “CAR SMARTS.”).

Springs Indus., Inc. v. Southern Mills, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented the defendant in this §146 appeal from the Interference Board’s award of priority to the defendant).
 

Techshell Inc. v. Hard Candy Cases, LLC, et al., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida (Represented plaintiff/patent holder in patent infringement lawsuit regarding protective covers for laptop computers).


Techshell Inc. v. Incase Designs, Inc. et al., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (Represented plaintiff/patent holder in patent infringement lawsuit regarding protective covers for laptop computers).


Techshell Inc. v. Tech21 UK Limited, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida (Represented plaintiff/patent holder in patent infringement lawsuit regarding protective covers for laptop computers).


US West, Inc. v. U.S. South Comms., Inc., Trademark Trial & Appeal Board (Represented the applicant in this Opposition Proceeding regarding the marks “West” and “U.S. South”.).

Versa-Gard, LLC v. Manitowoc Co., Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented plaintiff/trade dress owner in this federal unfair competition lawsuit concerning food protectors.).
 

vTrax Technologies Licensing, Inc. v, Siemens Communications, Inc. et al., U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (Represented plaintiff/patent holder in patent infringement lawsuit regarding dynamic real-time call tracking for web-based customer relationship management.).


Vupecula LLC v. Samsung Electronics Co. and Samsung Electronics America, Inc., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (Represented plaintiff/patent holder in a patent infringement lawsuit regarding an application-governed link-opening system and method).

 

Vupecula LLC v. LG Electronics, Inc. and LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (Represented plaintiff/patent holder in a patent infringement lawsuit regarding an application-governed link-opening system and method).

 

W.C. Bradley Co., Inc. v. Sunbeam Corporation, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia (Represented plaintiff/patentee in this patent lawsuit concerning gas barbeque grills.).

W.C. Bradley Co., Inc. v. Fiesta Barbeque Grills LLC, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia (Represented plaintiff/patentee in this patent lawsuit concerning gas barbeque grills.).

Yesteryear Woodworks, Inc. v. Simpler Times, Inc. et al., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Represented the plaintiff/trademark owner in this trademark lawsuit regarding the mark “Simpler Tymes.”).

Yetter Mfg. Co., Inc. v. Consumer Prods., Inc., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Represented the defendant/accused infringer in this patent lawsuit concerning portable fireplaces.).

 

Zipit Wireless, Inc. v. BlackBerry Limited and BlackBerry Corporation, U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina (Represented the plaintiff/patentee in a patent lawsuit regarding instant messaging).

 

Zipit Wireless, Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina (Represented the plaintiff/patentee in a patent lawsuit regarding instant messaging).

 

Zipit Wireless, Inc. v. LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc., U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey (Represented the plaintiff/patentee in a patent lawsuit regarding instant messaging).