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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE

DATA CARRIERS, LLC, Plaintiff, v. HSN INC., Defendant. C.A. No. _________ JURY TRIAL DEMANDED

COMPLAINT FOR PATENT INFRINGEMENT Plaintiff Data Carriers, LLC (Plaintiff ! alle"es t#e follo$in" for its %o&'laint a"ainst Defendant HSN In%. (Defendant !. THE PARTIES 1. Plaintiff is a Dela$are li&ited lia(ilit) %o&'an) #avin" a 'rin%i'al 'la%e of

(*siness at +,-. /ennett Pi0e, S*ite 1.1, 2il&in"ton, Dela$are 134,56-,14. -. Defendant is a %or'oration or"ani7ed *nder t#e la$s of t#e State of Dela$are $it#

a 'rin%i'al offi%e at 1 HSN Drive, St. Peters(*r", 8lorida ..5-3. Defendant &a) (e served $it# 'ro%ess via its re"istered a"ent Cor'oration Servi%e Co&'an), -511 Centerville Road, S*ite +,,, 2il&in"ton, Dela$are 134,4. JURISDICTION AND VENUE .. T#is is a 'atent infrin"e&ent a%tion. T#e Co*rt #as s*(9e%t &atter 9*risdi%tion

'*rs*ant to -4 :.S.C. ;;1..1 and 1..4. +. T#e Co*rt #as 'ersonal 9*risdi%tion over Defendant, (e%a*se Defendant %ond*%ts

(*siness in t#is 9*risdi%tion, in%l*din" () offerin" and 'ro&otin" 'rod*%ts for sale via t#e

internet, $#i%# are a%%essi(le to and a%%essed () residents of t#is Distri%t. T#e Co*rt also #as 'ersonal 9*risdi%tion over Defendant, (e%a*se Defendant is a Dela$are %or'oration. 1. <en*e is 'ro'er in t#is Distri%t '*rs*ant to -4 :.S.C. ;;1.31((!6(%! and ;1+,,((!,

(e%a*se Defendant resides in t#is Distri%t and s*(stantial a%ts of infrin"e&ent #ave o%%*rred in t#is Distri%t. COUNT ONE INFRINGEMENT OF U.S. PATENT NO. 5,388,198 =. Plaintiff is t#e o$ner () assi"n&ent of :nited States Patent No. 1,.44,134 (t#e

>134 'atent !, entitled Proa%tive Presentation of A*to&atin" 8eat*res to a Co&'*ter :ser. T#e a''li%ation for t#e >134 'atent $as filed on A'ril 1=, 133-. T#e 'atent iss*ed on 8e(r*ar) 5, 1331 and $as ori"inall) assi"ned to S)&ante% Cor'oration. A tr*e and %orre%t %o') of t#e >134 Patent is atta%#ed as E?#i(it A #ereto. 5. Plaintiff #olds t#e e?%l*sive ri"#t to ta0e all a%tions, in%l*din" t#e filin" of t#is

'atent infrin"e&ent la$s*it, ne%essar) to enfor%e its ri"#ts to t#e >134 Patent. Plaintiff also #as t#e ri"#t to re%over all da&a"es for 'ast, 'resent, and f*t*re infrin"e&ent of t#e >134 Patent and to see0 in9*n%tive relief as a''ro'riate *nder t#e la$. 4. Defendant #as dire%tl) infrin"ed, eit#er literall) or () e@*ivalents, one or &ore

%lai&s of t#e >134 Patent, in%l*din" at least Clai& 1, () *sin" t#e %lai&ed &et#od in o'eratin" t#e $e(site $$$.#sn.%o& in a $a) t#at a*to&ati%all) intervenes in a %*sto&er or 'otential %*sto&er>s *se of t#e $e(site to s*""est or 'resent feat*res (ased on infor&ation on t#e *se of t#e s)ste&, in%l*din" (*t not li&ited to a*to%o&'lete feat*res. 2#ile a *ser is a%%essin" t#e $e(site, Defendant %ontin*o*sl) &onitors and %o&'ares *ser &ani'*lations and 'ro"ra& %onte?t $it# feat*re te&'lates stored in &e&or) and 'resents a*to&atin" feat*res if a &at%# is fo*nd. -

3.

Defendant>s o'eration of its $e(site in t#e a(ove6des%ri(ed &anner in t#e :nited

States is $it#o*t t#e 'er&ission of Plaintiff and %onstit*tes infrin"e&ent *nder .1 :.S.C. ;-51 for $#i%# Defendant is lia(le. 1,. As a res*lt of Defendant>s infrin"e&ent, Plaintiff #as (een da&a"ed &onetaril)

and is entitled to ade@*ate %o&'ensation of no less t#an a reasona(le ro)alt) '*rs*ant to .1 :.S.C. ; -4+. JURY DEMAND Plaintiff re@*ests a 9*r) on all iss*es so tria(le. PRAYER 2HERE8ARE, Plaintiff res'e%tf*ll) re@*ests t#at t#e Co*rtB A. >134 PatentC D. A$ard Plaintiff da&a"es for Defendant>s infrin"e&ent in an a&o*nt to (e Enter 9*d"&ent t#at Defendant #as infrin"ed, eit#er literall) or () e@*ivalents, t#e

deter&ined at trial, in%l*din" en#an%ed da&a"es, %osts, and 're and 'ost69*d"&ent interestC and C. A$ard an) ot#er relief dee&ed 9*st and 'ro'er. DAGARD, P.A. IsI Ri%#ard D. /ir0 (r0,3--! Ri%#ard D. /ir0 (r0,3--! Ste'#en D. Dra*er&an (s(+31-! <anessa R. Tiradentes (vt1.34! Sara E. D*ssiere (s(15-1! --- Dela$are Aven*e, S*ite 3,, 2il&in"ton, DE 134,1 (.,-! =1161,,, r0ir0H(a)ardla$.%o& s(ra*er&anH(a)ardla$.%o& vtiradentesH(a)ardla$.%o& s(*ssiereH(a)ardla$.%o& Attorneys for Plaintiff Data Carriers, LLC

Nove&(er 11, -,1. A8 CA:NSELB Pa*l <. Stor& Sara# E. Pa?son FARDERE 2GNNE SE2ELL LLP 1=,1 El& Street, S*ite .,,, Dallas, Te?as 51-,1 (-1+! 3336.,,, 'vstor&H"ardere.%o& s'a?sonH"ardere.%o&