201711.27
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HP Cleared By Jury In Ethernet Patent Suit

A jury in the Eastern District of Texas on Monday cleared Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Co. of infringing an Ethernet patent owned by Network-1 Technologies Inc., in a decision that could have major ramifications for the patent- licensing company going forward.

201711.16
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Litigators of the Week: Standing Your Ground in the EDTX

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. might have looked a bit foolhardy in defending a patent case over technology that other mega-companies had decided to license. But against the odds, HPE’s three-firm trial team secured a knockout win.

201607.20
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HALTOM & DOAN SCORES SUMMARY JUDGMENT WIN IN THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS

The strategy of Haltom & Doan, prevailed in the Eastern District of Texas when they removed their client’s case to federal court and secured a summary judgment win in favor of Lakeland Motors.  Hopkins & Raines, Inc., a local marketing company, filed suit against Lakeland Motors accusing it of breach of contract, misappropriation of trade…

201605.20
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5TH CIRCUIT AFFIRMS $69M JUDGMENT FOR JPMORGAN CHASE BANK

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…

201604.19
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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…

201602.06
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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…

201602.03
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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…

201601.21
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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…

201601.12
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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…