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Message Notification Technologies v. Esna Technologies et. al.

Message Notification Technologies v. Esna Technologies et. al.

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Official Complaint for Patent Infringement in Civil Action No. 1:13-cv-01880-UNA: Message Notification Technologies LLC v. Esna Technologies Corp. et. al. Filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, no judge yet assigned. See http://news.priorsmart.com/-l9u5 for more info.
Official Complaint for Patent Infringement in Civil Action No. 1:13-cv-01880-UNA: Message Notification Technologies LLC v. Esna Technologies Corp. et. al. Filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, no judge yet assigned. See http://news.priorsmart.com/-l9u5 for more info.

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE MESSAGE NOTIFICATION TECHNOLOGIES LLC, Plaintiff, v.

ESNA TECHNOLOGIES CORP.; and ESNA TECHNOLOGIES INC., Defendants. C.A. N . !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! JURY TRIAL DEMANDED

COMPLAINT FOR PATENT INFRINGEMENT Plaintiff Messa"e N tifi#ati n Te#$n l "ies LLC, %& and t$' ("$ its (nde'si"ned # (nsel, $e'e%& files t$is 'i"inal # )*laint a"ainst t$e a% ve+na)ed defendants, alle"in", %ased n its ,n -n ,led"e ,it$ 'es*e#t t itself and its ,n a#ti ns, and %ased n inf ')ati n and %elief as t all t$e' )atte's, as f ll ,s. PARTIES 1. Plaintiff Messa"e N tifi#ati n Te#$n l "ies LLC /0Messa"eTe#$12 is a

li)ited lia%ilit& # )*an& f ')ed (nde' t$e la,s f t$e State f Dela,a'e, ,it$ a *'in#i*al *la#e f %(siness in 3il)in"t n, Dela,a'e. 4. Defendant Esna Te#$n l "ies C '*. is a Dela,a'e # '* 'ati n ,it$ a

*'in#i*al *la#e f %(siness in Nevada. Esna Te#$n l "ies C '*. #an %e se'ved ,it$ *' #ess %& se'vin" its 'e"iste'ed a"ent. A)e'i#an In# '* 'at 's Ltd.; 1516 Cent'e R ad, S(ite 756+A, 3il)in"t n, DE 1895:

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6.

Defendant Esna Te#$n l "ies In#. is a Canadian # '* 'ati n ,it$ a

*'in#i*al *la#e f %(siness at 65 3est ;eave' C'ee- Rd., S(ite 151, Ri#$) nd Hill, ON L7; 6<1. Esna Te#$n l "ies In#. #an %e se'ved ,it$ *' #ess via t$e Ha"(e C nventi n. JURISDICTION AND VENUE 7. T$is is an a#ti n f ' inf'in"e)ent f a =nited States *atent a'isin" (nde' 6:

=.S.C. >> 4?1, 491, and 497@9:, a) n" t$e's. T$is C ('t $as s(%Ae#t )atte' A('isdi#ti n f t$e a#ti n (nde' 49 =.S.C. > 1661 and > 1669/a2. :. Ben(e is *' *e' in t$is dist'i#t (nde' 49 =.S.C. >> 1681 and 1755/%2. =* n

inf ')ati n and %elief, defendants a'e in# '* 'ated in t$is dist'i#t, $ave t'ansa#ted %(siness in t$is dist'i#t, andC ' $ave # ))itted andC ' ind(#ed a#ts f *atent inf'in"e)ent in t$is dist'i#t. D. Defendants a'e s(%Ae#t t t$is C ('tEs s*e#ifi# and "ene'al *e's nal

A('isdi#ti n (nde' d(e *' #ess andC ' t$e Dela,a'e L n" A') Stat(te d(e at least t defendantsE $avin" %een in# '* 'ated in t$is f '() andC ' defendantsE s(%stantial %(siness in t$is f '(), in#l(din". /i2 at least a * 'ti n f t$e inf'in"e)ents alle"ed $e'ein; and /ii2 'e"(la'l& d in" ' s li#itin" %(siness, en"a"in" in t$e' *e'sistent # ('ses f # nd(#t, andC ' de'ivin" s(%stantial 'even(e f' ) " ds and se'vi#es *' vided t individ(als in Dela,a'e. COUNT I (INFRINGEMENT OF U.S. PATENT NO. 5,944,786 ?. On A("(st 61, 1888, =nited States Patent N . :,877,?9D /0t$e ?9D *atent12

,as d(l& and le"all& iss(ed %& t$e =nited States Patent and T'ade)a'- Offi#e f ' an inventi n titled 0A(t )ati# N tifi#ati n f Re#ei*t f Ele#t' ni# Mail /E+)ail2 via

Tele*$ ne S&ste) ,it$ (t ReF(i'in" L "+On t E+)ail Se've'.1 4

9.

Messa"eTe#$ is t$e ,ne' f t$e ?9D *atent ,it$ all s(%stantive 'i"$ts in

and t t$at *atent, in#l(din" t$e s le and eG#l(sive 'i"$t t *' se#(te t$is a#ti n and enf '#e t$e ?9D *atent a"ainst inf'in"e's, and t # lle#t da)a"es f ' all 'elevant ti)es. A t'(e and # ''e#t # *& f t$e ?9D *atent is atta#$ed $e'et as EG$i%it A. 8. Esna Te#$n l "ies C '*. and Esna Te#$n l "ies In#. /# lle#tivel&, 0Esna12,

$ad -n ,led"e f t$e ?9D *atent at least f' ) t$e filin" date andC ' se'vi#e date f t$e 'i"inal # )*laint a"ainst it f ' inf'in"e)ent f t$e ?9D *atent. 15. Esna inf'in"ed ne ' ) 'e #lai)s f t$e ?9D *atent and is %ein" a##(sed f

d in" s % t$ di'e#tl& and indi'e#tl&. 11. Esna, eit$e' al ne andC ' in # nA(n#ti n ,it$ t$e's, in#l(din" t$ei'

#(st )e's andC ' s(**lie's, )ade, $ad )ade, (sed, i)* 'ted, *' vided, s(**lied, dist'i%(ted, s ld, andC ' ffe'ed f ' sale (nified )essa"in" s&ste)sC*' d(#tsCse'vi#es t$at, (* n 'e#ei*t f an e)ail, a#t(ate a v i#e )ail s&ste) t send an e+)ail n tifi#ati n si"nal t a tele*$ ne n de /in#l(din" at least s&ste)sC*' d(#tsCse'vi#es (nde' f ll ,in"

desi"nati n. Esna Cl (dlin-2 t$at inf'in"ed ne ' ) 'e #lai)s f t$e ?9D *atent. 14. EsnaEs #(st )e's andC ' s(**lie's di'e#tl& )ade, $ad )ade, (sed, i)* 'ted, ffe'ed f ' sale (nified )essa"in"

*' vided, s(**lied, dist'i%(ted, s ld, andC '

s&ste)sC*' d(#tsCse'vi#es t$at, (* n 'e#ei*t f an e)ail, a#t(ate a v i#e )ail s&ste) t send an e+)ail n tifi#ati n si"nal t a tele*$ ne n de /in#l(din" at least

s&ste)sC*' d(#tsCse'vi#es (nde' f ll ,in" desi"nati n. Esna Cl (dlin-2 t$at inf'in"ed ne ' ) 'e #lai)s f t$e ?9D *atent. 16. Esna ind(#ed inf'in"e)ent andC ' # nt'i%(ted t t$e inf'in"e)ent f ne '

) 'e f t$e #lai)s f t$e ?9D *atent %& its #(st )e's andC ' s(**lie's.

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17. t$e ?9D *atent. 1:.

EsnaEs inf'in"e)ent ,as ,illf(l at least f' ) t$e date it $ad -n ,led"e f

Messa"eTe#$ $as %een da)a"ed as a 'es(lt f t$e inf'in"in" # nd(#t %&

defendants alle"ed a% ve. T$(s, defendants a'e lia%le t Messa"eTe#$ in an a) (nt t$at adeF(atel& # )*ensates Messa"eTe#$ f ' s(#$ inf'in"e)ents, ,$i#$, %& la,, #ann t %e less t$an a 'eas na%le ' &alt&, t "et$e' ,it$ inte'est and # sts as fiGed %& t$is C ('t (nde' 6: =.S.C. > 497. JURY DEMAND Messa"eTe#$ $e'e%& 'eF(ests a t'ial %& A('& n all iss(es s t'ia%le %& 'i"$t. PRAYER FOR RELIEF Messa"eTe#$ 'eF(ests t$at t$e C ('t find in its fav ' and a"ainst defendants and t$at t$e C ('t "'ant Messa"eTe#$ t$e f ll ,in" 'elief. a. H(d")ent t$at ne ' ) 'e #lai)s f t$e ?9D *atent $ave %een inf'in"ed,

eit$e' lite'all& andC ' (nde' t$e d #t'ine f eF(ivalents, %& defendants andC ' %& t$e's t ,$ se inf'in"e)ent defendants $ave # nt'i%(ted andC ' %& t$e's ,$ se inf'in"e)ent $ave %een ind(#ed %& defendants; %. A *e')anent inA(n#ti n enA inin" defendants and t$ei' ffi#e's, di'e#t 's,

a"ents, se'vants, affiliates, e)*l &ees, divisi ns, %'an#$es, s(%sidia'ies, *a'ents, and all t$e's a#tin" in a#tive # n#e't t$e'e,it$ f' ) inf'in"e)ent, ind(#in" inf'in"e)ent f, ' # nt'i%(tin" t inf'in"e)ent f t$e ?9D *atent; #. H(d")ent t$at defendants a## (nt f ' and *a& t Messa"eTe#$ all da)a"es

t and # sts in#(''ed %& Messa"eTe#$ %e#a(se f defendantsE inf'in"in" a#tivities and t$e' # nd(#t # )*lained f $e'ein; d. T$at Messa"eTe#$ %e "'anted *'e+A(d")ent and * st+A(d")ent inte'est n

t$e da)a"es #a(sed %& defendantsE inf'in"in" a#tivities and t$e' # nd(#t # )*lained f

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$e'ein; e. T$at t$is C ('t de#la'e t$is an eG#e*ti nal #ase and a,a'd Messa"eTe#$ its

'eas na%le att 'ne&sE fees and # sts in a## 'dan#e ,it$ 6: =.S.C. > 49:; and f. T$at Messa"eTe#$ %e "'anted s(#$ t$e' and f('t$e' 'elief as t$e C ('t )a&

dee) A(st and *' *e' (nde' t$e #i'#()stan#es.

Dated. N ve)%e' 11, 4516 OF CO=NSEL. Ia#$a'ia$ S. Ha''in"t n Matt$e, H. Ant nelli La''& D. T$ )*s n, H'. ANTONELLI, HARRINGTON J THOMPSON LLP 7455 M nt' se ;lvd., Ste. 765 H (st n, TK ??55D /?162 :91+6555 La#Ma$tla,fi').# ) )attMa$tla,fi').# ) la''&Ma$tla,fi').# )

;ANARD, P.A. /s/ Stephen B. Brauerman Ri#$a'd D. <i'- /'-58442 Ste*$en ;. ;'a(e')an /s%78:42 Banessa R. Ti'adentes /vt:6892 Sa'a E. ;(ssie'e /s%:?4:2 444 Dela,a'e Aven(e, S(ite 855 P.O. ; G 4:165 3il)in"t n, DE 18988 /6542 D::+:555 '-i'-M%a&a'dla,.# ) %'a(e')anM%a&a'dla,.# ) vti'adentesM%a&a'dla,.# ) s%(ssie'eM%a&a'dla,.# ) Attorneys for Message Notification Technologies LLC

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