Case Details

CourtEastern District of Texas
Docket number2:13-cv-00565
Date case filed2013-07-29
Date case closed2014-01-21
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Rodney Gilstrap
Case cause35:271 Patent Infringement
Nature of suit830 Patent
Jury demandBoth
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: Gellyfish Technology of Texas, LLC
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: William Ellsworth Davis , III
Attorney Contact:
The Davis Firm, PC - Longview
213 North Fredonia Street
Suite 230
Longview, TX 75601
903-230-9090
Fax: 903-230-9661
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Haworth, Inc.
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: James Moskal
Attorney Contact:
Warner Norcross & Judd
111 Lyon, NW
Suite 900
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616.752.2000
Fax: 616.222.2164
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Sean Fletcher Rommel
Attorney Contact:
Wyly-Rommel, PLLC
4004 Texas Blvd.
Texarkana, TX 75503
(903) 334-8646
Fax: (903) 334-8645
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12013-07-29 COMPLAINT for Patent Infringement against Haworth, Inc. ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0540-4242123.), filed by Gellyfish Technology of Texas, LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A U.S. Patent No. 5,547,251, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet)(Davis, William) (Entered: 07/29/2013)
22013-07-29 DEMAND for Trial by Jury by Gellyfish Technology of Texas, LLC. (Davis, William) (Entered: 07/29/2013)
32013-07-30 ORDER REFERRING CASE for Pretrial to Magistrate Judge Roy S. Payne. Signed by Judge Rodney Gilstrap on 7/30/13. (ehs, ) (Entered: 07/30/2013)
42013-07-31 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT filed by Gellyfish Technology of Texas, LLC (Davis, William) (Entered: 07/31/2013)
52013-07-31 Notice of Filing of Patent/Trademark Form (AO 120). AO 120 mailed to the Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. (Davis, William) (Entered: 07/31/2013)
62013-09-20 SUMMONS Issued as to Haworth, Inc.. (ch, ) (Entered: 09/20/2013)
72013-10-08 SUMMONS Returned Executed by Gellyfish Technology of Texas, LLC. Haworth, Inc. served on 9/26/2013 via certified mail, answer due 10/17/2013. (sm, ) (Entered: 10/08/2013)
82013-10-11 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by Sean Fletcher Rommel on behalf of Haworth, Inc. (Rommel, Sean) (Entered: 10/11/2013)
92013-10-11 Defendant's Unopposed First Application for Extension of Time to Answer Complaint re Haworth, Inc..( Rommel, Sean) (Entered: 10/11/2013)
102013-10-29 Defendant's ANSWER to 1 Complaint, and Affirmative Defenses by Haworth, Inc..(Rommel, Sean) (Entered: 10/29/2013)
112013-10-29 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT filed by Haworth, Inc. identifying Corporate Parent Haworth International, Ltd. for Haworth, Inc.. (Rommel, Sean) (Entered: 10/29/2013)
122013-10-29 NOTICE by Gellyfish Technology of Texas, LLC - Plaintiff Gellyfish Technology of Texas, LLC's Notice of Readiness for Status Conference (Davis, William) (Entered: 10/29/2013)
132013-10-30 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance - Pro Hac Vice by James Moskal on behalf of Haworth, Inc.. Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0540-4382520. (Moskal, James) (Additional attachment(s) added on 3/3/2014: # 1 Sealed Attachment) (pkb, ). (Entered: 10/30/2013)
142013-12-03 Scheduling Conference set for 1/3/2014 09:00 AM before Judge Rodney Gilstrap and Honorable Roy Payne. Signed by Judge Rodney Gilstrap on 12/2/2013. (ch, ) (Entered: 12/03/2013)
152013-12-20 Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to Complete Discovery - Plaintiff Gellyfish Technology of Texas, LLC's Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to Comply with P.R. 3-1 and 3-2 (Re: Dkt. 14) by Gellyfish Technology of Texas, LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Davis, William) (Entered: 12/20/2013)
162013-12-23 ORDER granting 15 Motion for Extension of Time to Complete Disclosures. The new deadline is JANUARY 20, 2014. Signed by Magistrate Judge Roy S. Payne on 12/21/13. (bas, ) (Entered: 12/23/2013)
172014-01-17 Joint MOTION to Dismiss Defendant Haworth, Inc. Without Prejudice by Gellyfish Technology of Texas, LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Davis, William) (Entered: 01/17/2014)
182014-01-21 ORDER granting 17 Motion to Dismiss. Dft Haworth Inc is dismissed without prejudice. Signed by Magistrate Judge Roy S. Payne on 1/21/2014. (ch, ) (Entered: 01/21/2014)