Texas Court Upholds $15.7 Million Patent Infringement Verdict for Rembrandt Wireless February 1, 2016
MARSHALL, Texas – Judge Rodney Gilstrap of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas has upheld a $15.7 million jury verdict in favor of Rembrandt Wireless Technologies LP after denying a request for a new trial on damages issues filed by Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
Rembrandt is a business technology company with headquarters in Pennsylvania. Attorneys from Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing, P.C., or AZA, helped the company win the $15.7 million verdict in February 2015 after a federal jury in Marshall, Texas, found that Samsung infringed two Rembrandt patents covering Bluetooth technology, U.S. Patent Nos. 8,023,580 and 8,457,228. Read Law360’s coverage of the recent ruling by clicking here: “Gilstrap Won’t Slash $16M Samsung Patent Loss” (subscription required).
AZA lawyers representing Rembrandt are Demetrios Anaipakos, Amir Alavi, Alisa Lipski, Jamie Alan Aycock and Kyril Talanov. Co-counsel at Heim Payne & Chorush LLP in Houston are Michael F. Heim, Eric J. Enger, Miranda Y. Jones and Blaine A. Larson. Attorney T. John “Johnny” Ward Jr. of Longview’s Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, served as local counsel.
The case is Rembrandt Wireless Technologies LP v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., et al., No. 2:13-CV-00213. Additional post-trial motions filed by Samsung are pending.
AZA, or Ahmad, Zavitsanos & Mensing, is a Houston-based law firm that is home to true courtroom lawyers with a formidable track record in complex commercial litigation, including energy, intellectual property and business dispute cases. AZA is recognized in Chambers USA 2015 among the best in Texas commercial law; U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America as one of the country’s best commercial litigation firms; Texas Lawyer as the 2015 Litigation Department of the Year and Law360 as a Texas Powerhouse law firm. National corporate counsel named AZA both one of the country’s best in client service and one of the most feared.