Apple, Nokia, Sony Hit With Camera Phone Patent Suits

Law360, New York (December 11, 2013, 5:40 PM EST) -- Apple Inc., Nokia Corp., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Sony Corp., and seven other tech goliaths were hit with cellphone patent infringement complaints Tuesday in Texas federal court, including one targeting the iPhone 4S.

San Antonio-based E-Watch Inc. filed 14 nearly identical complaints alleging infringement of two patents for a system to handle digital images. HTC Corp., LG Electronics Inc., ZTE Corp., Sharp Corp., Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., Kyocera Communications Inc., and BlackBerry Ltd. rounded out the list of defendants. Sony was hit with two suits, and...
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Case Title

e-Watch Inc. et al v. Apple, Inc.


Case Number

2:13-cv-01061

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

December 9, 2013


Case Title

E-Watch, Inc et al v. Samsung Electronics Co., LTD., et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-01062

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

December 8, 2013


Case Title

e-Watch Inc. et al v. HTC Corporation


Case Number

2:13-cv-01063

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

December 8, 2013


Case Title

e-Watch Inc. et al v. LG Electronics Inc.


Case Number

2:13-cv-01064

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

December 8, 2013


Case Title

e-Watch Inc. et al v. ZTE Corporation et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-01071

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

December 10, 2013


Case Title

e-Watch Inc. et al v. Sony Corporation et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-01073

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

December 9, 2013


Case Title

e-Watch Inc. et al v. Sharp Corporation


Case Number

2:13-cv-01074

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

December 9, 2013


Case Title

e-Watch Inc. et al v. Nokia Corporation et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-01075

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

December 9, 2013


Case Title

e-Watch Inc. et al v. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-01076

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

December 10, 2013


Case Title

e-Watch Inc. et al v. Kyocera Communications, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-01077

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

December 9, 2013


Case Title

e-Watch Inc. et al v. BlackBerry Limited et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-01078

Court

Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Rodney Gilstrap

Date Filed

December 9, 2013

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