TEXARKANA, Texas, May 20, 2016 – On May 19, 2016, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the $69 Million final judgment entered in favor of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. by United States Judge Michael Schneider, sitting in the Texarkana Division.  DataTreasury had appealed the judgment seeking to reverse the trial court’s decision. Datatreasury filed…


Arkansas Bar Has Two New Attorneys

Catherine Maness and Randy Roeser of Haltom & Doan, were sworn in today by Judge Carlton Jones to practice law in the state of Arkansas.  Catherine is a 2015 graduate of Tulane University Law School and Randy is a 2015 graduate of the University of Houston Law Center; both passed the Arkansas Bar Exam in…


Attorneys Admitted in Northern District of Texas

Haltom & Doan attorneys, Randy Roeser and Catherine Maness, were sworn in by Judge Barbara Lynn to practice in the Northern District of Texas today.  Judge Barbara Lynn will become the Chief Judge of that district on May 1, 2016.  Partners Jennifer Doan and Darby Doan sponsored the presentation to the Court. Randy and Catherine…


Jennifer Doan Defends EDTX Alice ruling Before Federal Circuit

The Federal Circuit heard two cases on Friday February 5, 2016,  involving the Supreme Court’s Alice v. CLS Bank International ruling and it’s “uncertainty” as stated by U.S. Circuit Judge Taranto.  Law360 dives into the arguments and the Federal Circuit Judges comments in this article. Jennifer Doan, together with Josh Thane and Christy Hawkins, all of Haltom…


SkyBitz Dismissed From Suit

Late yesterday Judge Rodney Gilstrap entered an order dismissing Haltom & Doan’s client, SkyBitz, Inc., from Smith v. SkyBitz, Inc.  SkyBitz was the last remaining defendant in the consolidated action, Smith v. ORBCOMM, Inc. et al. In September, Judge Gilstrap invalidated two patent claims, leaving one remaining independent claim asserted against SkyBitz.  After such a…


Attorneys Fees Awarded in eDekka Litigation

In September of 2015, following oral argument from the parties, Judge Gilstrap granted Defendants’ Motions for Summary Judgment in eDekka LLC v. 3Balls.com, Inc. et al. and eDekka LLC v. E Revolution Ventures, Inc., et al..  Following that Order, Gilstrap ordered Defendants to file a consolidated brief in support of claims for reasonable attorneys’ fees.  In December…


Law360 Discusses Virtual Gaming Cases

Law 360 discusses one of Haltom & Doan’s newest cases in its January 11, 2016 article entitled DraftKings, FanDuel Dispute Patent Infringement Claims. “DraftKings and FanDual fought back Friday against a pair of patent-infringement suits filed in the Eastern District of Texas over technology for interactive fantasy sports” when they filed answers responding to Virtual…


Judge Bill Miller Delivers New Attorney Oath to Local Attorneys

Bowie County, Texas – December 23, 2015 – Texarkana attorneys were the first to take the new Texas attorney oath before Judge Bill Miller – 5th District Court Judge – Bowie County, Texas. Catherine Maness and Randy Roeser of HALTOM & DOAN were sworn in by Judge Miller on November 18, 2015. Governor Gregg Abbott…


Haltom & Doan Named Best Boutique Litigation Practice in Texas

United Kingdom, 21st December 2015 – Acquisition International has announced the winners of the 2015 Legal Awards. These prestigious awards pay tribute to the people and firms who have, through the quality services they provide and their commitment to moving the legal sector forward, established themselves as thought leaders and assumed their position at the…