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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA PENSACOLA DIVISION

TECHSHELL INC., a Florida Corporation, Civil Action No. 3:13-CV-462 Plaintiff, v. AEVOE CORP., a California Corporation, Defendant. JURY TRIAL DEMANDED

COMPLAINT FOR PATENT INFRINGEMENT Plaintiff, Techshell, Inc., for its Complaint against Defendant, Aevoe Corp., alleges as follows: INTRODUCTION 1. This is an action for patent infringement arising under the patent laws of the United

States, Title 35, United States Code. THE PARTIES 2. Plaintiff, Techshell Inc. (hereinafter Techshell) is a Florida Corporation with a

principal place of business located at 1501 Newcastle Way, Pensacola, Florida 32534. 3. On information and belief, Defendant Aevoe Corp. (Defendant) is a California

corporation with a principal address at 221 Main Street, Suite 1630, San Francisco, California 94105.

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On information and belief, Defendant does business as Moshi and operates the

national website and store at http://store.moshimonde.com. JURISDICTION AND VENUE 5. This Court has subject matter jurisdiction over all causes of action set forth herein

pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1331 and 1338(a) because this action arises under the patent laws of the United States, Title 35, United States Code, including 35 U.S.C. 271 et seq. 6. This Court has personal jurisdiction over Defendant as: (i) Defendant maintains

regular and systematic business contacts with the State of Florida and within this judicial district and division; (ii) Defendant purposely, regularly, and continuously conducts business in the State of Florida and within this judicial district and division; (iii) Defendant purposefully directs its activities at residents of the State of Florida; (iv) the cause of action set forth herein arises out of or relates to the Defendants activities in the State of Florida; and (v) the exercise of jurisdiction over Defendant will not offend the traditional notions of fair play and substantial justice. 7. Venue is proper in this judicial district and division pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1331,

1338(a), 1391, and 1400(b). COUNT ONE: PATENT INFRINGEMENT (U.S. Patent No. 7,643,274) 8. Techshell realleges and incorporates herein the preceding allegations of this

Complaint as if fully set forth herein. 9. On January 5, 2010, the United States Patent and Trademark Office duly and legally

issued United States Patent No. 7,643,274, entitled Protective Cover For Laptop Computer. A true and correct copy of U.S. Patent No. 7,643,274 is attached hereto as Exhibit A.

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Techshell is the owner, by assignment, of all right, title, and interest in and to U.S.

Patent No. 7,643,274 (hereinafter the 274 Patent), including the right to bring suit for past, present, and future patent infringement, and to collect past, present, and future damages. 11. On September 16, 2011 a request for an inter parte reexamination of all claims of the

274 Patent was filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. As the Patent Office determined that there was no reasonable likelihood that claims 9-15 and 17 of the 274 Patent were unpatentable, the Patent Office refused to reexamine claims 9-15 and 17 of the 274 Patent. 12. On April 2, 2013, the United States Patent and Trademark Office duly and legally

issued a Supplemental Examination Certificate for the 274 Patent. 13. Defendant has in the past and continues to infringe at least claims 9-15 and 17 of the

274 Patent in violation of 35 U.S.C. 271 (a), (b), and (c). Defendants direct infringing acts include, but are not necessarily limited to, Defendants importation, use, offering for sale, and sale of protective covers for computers, including laptop computers and notebook computers (hereinafter Defendants protective covers). Information from Defendants national website and store, which shows some representative examples of Defendants infringing protective covers, is attached as Exhibit B. Defendants patrons and customers also directly infringe at least claims 9-15 and 17 of the 274 Patent. 14. Defendant has in the past and continues to indirectly infringe at least claims 9-15

and 17 of the 274 Patent in violation of 35 U.S.C. 271(b) by actively, knowingly, and intentionally inducing direct infringement by other persons, including patrons, customers, and end users, by offering for sale and/or selling Defendants protective covers in the United States

without authority or license from Techshell and in a manner understood and intended to infringe Techshells 274 Patent. 15. Techshell provided Defendant with written notice of the 274 Patent no later than

on or about the filing date of this Complaint. At the same time, Techshell also told Defendant that Defendant had in the past and was continuing to infringe the 274 Patent. As a result, Defendant had notice of its alleged infringement of the 274 Patent. 16. On information and belief, as Defendant deliberately avoided confirming its high

probability of wrongdoing, Defendant has and continues to act, and induce the direct infringement of at least claims 9-15 and 17 of the 274 Patent, with willful blindness. 17. Defendant also has in the past and continues to indirectly infringe at least claims

9-15 and 17 of the 274 Patent in violation of 35 U.S.C. 271(c) by actively, knowingly, and intentionally contributing to an underlying direct infringement by other persons, such as Defendants patrons, customers, and end users, by offering for sale and/or selling Defendants protective covers in the United States without authority or license from Techshell and in a manner understood and intended to infringe Techshells 274 Patent. 18. Defendants protective covers are (i) a component and material part of the

inventions claimed in at least claims 9-15 and 17 of the 274 Patent, (ii) knowingly and especially designed for use in infringing at least claims 9-15 and 17 of the 274 Patent, (iii) are intended to be used to infringe at least claims 9-15 and 17 of the 274 Patent, and (iv) not a staple item of commerce suitable for substantial non-infringing use. 19. On information and belief, as Defendant deliberately avoided confirming its high

probability of wrongdoing, Defendant has and continues to act, and contribute to the direct infringement of at least claims 9-15 and 17 of the 274 Patent, with willful blindness. 20. Customers who reside in the State of Florida, including the Northern District of

Florida, may purchase Defendants protective covers from Defendant via the Internet. 21. Defendants infringement of the 274 Patent has been, and continues to be,

objectively reckless, willful and deliberate, entitling Techshell to increased damages pursuant to 35 U.S.C. 284 and to attorneys fees pursuant to 35 U.S.C. 285. 22. Techshell has and continues to suffer damages as a direct and proximate result of

Defendants infringement of the 274 Patent and will suffer additional and irreparable damages unless Defendant is permanently enjoined by this Court from continuing its infringement. Techshell has no adequate remedy at law. 23. Techshell is entitled to: (i) damages adequate to compensate it for Defendants

infringement of the 274 Patent, which amounts to, at a minimum, a reasonable royalty; (ii) Techshells lost profits; (iii) treble damages; (iv) attorneys fees; (v) costs; and (vi) a preliminary and thereafter permanent injunction. COUNT TWO: PATENT INFRINGEMENT (U.S. Patent No. 7,907,400) 24. Techshell realleges and incorporates herein the preceding allegations of this

Complaint as if fully set forth herein. 25. On March 15, 2011, the United States Patent and Trademark Office duly and legally

issued United States Patent No. 7,907,400, entitled Protective Cover For Laptop Computer. A true and correct copy of U.S. Patent No. 7,907,400 is attached hereto as Exhibit C.

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Techshell is the owner, by assignment, of all right, title, and interest in and to U.S.

Patent No. 7,907,400 (hereinafter the 400 Patent), including the right to bring suit for past, present, and future patent infringement, and to collect past, present, and future damages. 27. On September 16, 2011 a request for an inter parte reexamination of all claims of the

400 Patent was filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. As the Patent Office determined that there was no reasonable likelihood that claims 9-25 and 40-53 of the 400 Patent were unpatentable, the Patent Office refused to reexamine claims 9-25 and 40-53 of the 400 Patent. 28. Defendant has in the past and continues to infringe at least claims 9-25 and 40-53 of

the 400 Patent in violation of 35 U.S.C. 271 (a), (b), and (c). Defendants direct infringing acts include, but are not necessarily limited to, Defendants importation, use, offering for sale, and sale of Defendants protective covers. Information from Defendants national website and store, which shows some representative examples of Defendants infringing protective covers, is attached as Exhibit B. Defendants patrons and customers also directly infringe at least claims 9-25 and 40-53 of the 400 Patent. 29. Defendant has in the past and continues to indirectly infringe at least claims 9-25

and 40-53 of the 400 Patent in violation of 35 U.S.C. 271(b) by actively, knowingly, and intentionally inducing direct infringement by other persons, including patrons, customers, and end users, by offering for sale and/or selling Defendants protective covers in the United States without authority or license from Techshell and in a manner understood and intended to infringe Techshells 400 Patent.

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Techshell provided Defendant with written notice of the 400 Patent no later than

on or about the filing date of this Complaint. At the same time, Techshell also told Defendant that Defendant had in the past and was continuing to infringe the 400 Patent. As a result, Defendant had notice of its alleged infringement of the 400 Patent. 31. On information and belief, as Defendant deliberately avoided confirming its high

probability of wrongdoing, Defendant has and continues to act, and induce the direct infringement of at least claims 9-25 and 40-53 of the 400 Patent, with willful blindness. 32. Defendant also has in the past and continues to indirectly infringe at least claims

9-25 and 40-53 of the 400 Patent in violation of 35 U.S.C. 271(c) by actively, knowingly, and intentionally contributing to an underlying direct infringement by other persons, such as Defendants patrons, customers, and end users, by offering for sale and/or selling Defendants protective covers in the United States without authority or license from Techshell and in a manner understood and intended to infringe Techshells 400 Patent. 33. Defendants protective covers are (i) a component and material part of the

inventions claimed in at least claims 9-25 and 40-53 of the 400 Patent, (ii) knowingly and especially designed for use in infringing at least claims 9-25 and 40-53 of the 400 Patent, (iii) are intended to be used to infringe at least claims 9-25 and 40-53 of the 400 Patent, and (iv) not a staple item of commerce suitable for substantial non-infringing use. 34. On information and belief, as Defendant deliberately avoided confirming its high

probability of wrongdoing, Defendant has and continues to act, and contribute to the direct infringement of at least claims 9-25 and 40-53 of the 400 Patent, with willful blindness.

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Customers who reside in the State of Florida, including the Northern District of

Florida, may purchase Defendants protective covers from Defendant via the Internet. 36. Defendants infringement of the 400 Patent has been, and continues to be,

objectively reckless, willful and deliberate, entitling Techshell to increased damages pursuant to 35 U.S.C. 284 and to attorneys fees pursuant to 35 U.S.C. 285. 37. Techshell has and continues to suffer damages as a direct and proximate result of

Defendants infringement of the 400 Patent and will suffer additional and irreparable damages unless Defendant is permanently enjoined by this Court from continuing its infringement. Techshell has no adequate remedy at law. 38. Techshell is entitled to: (i) damages adequate to compensate it for Defendants

infringement of the 400 Patent, which amounts to, at a minimum, a reasonable royalty; (ii) Techshells lost profits; (iii) treble damages; (iv) attorneys fees; (v) costs; and (vi) a preliminary and thereafter permanent injunction. PRAYER FOR RELIEF WHEREFORE, Techshell seeks the following relief: a. That Defendant be enjoined from further infringement of the 274 Patent and the

400 Patent pursuant to 35 U.S.C. 283; b. That Defendant be ordered to pay damages adequate to compensate Techshell for

Defendants infringement of the 274 Patent and the 400 Patent pursuant to 35 U.S.C. 284; c. That Defendant be ordered to pay Techshell Techshells lost profits due to

Defendants infringement of the 274 Patent and the 400 Patent pursuant to 35 U.S.C. 284;

d. 284; e. f. U.S.C. 284; g. 285;

That Defendant be ordered to pay Techshell treble damages pursuant to 35 U.S.C.

That Defendant be ordered to pay prejudgment interest pursuant to 35 U.S.C. 284; That Defendant be ordered to pay all costs associated with this action pursuant to 35

That Defendant be ordered to pay Techshells attorneys fees pursuant to 35 U.S.C.

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and proper.

That Techshell be granted such other and additional relief as the Court deems just

DEMAND FOR JURY TRIAL Pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 38(b), Techshell demands a trial by jury of all issues triable of right by a jury. Respectfully submitted, this 19th day of August, 2013.

/s/ Stephen R. Risley Stephen R. Risley SMITH RISLEY TEMPEL & SANTOS LLC Two Ravinia Drive, Suite 700 Atlanta, GA 30346 Telephone: (770) 709-0022 Facsimile: (770) 804-0900 Email: srisley@srtslaw.com Charles F. Beall, Jr. Florida Bar No. 66494 MOORE, HILL, & WESTMORLAND, P.A. 220 West Garden Street, 9th Floor Pensacola, FL 32502-5702

Telephone: (850) 434-3541 Facsimile: (850) 435-7899 Email: cbeall@mhw-law.com

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