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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE

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

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

')siness at *+,- .ennett Pi/e, S)ite 0-&, 1il$in ton, Dela"are &23+45,+&3. ,. Defendant is a #or%oration or ani6ed )nder t!e la"s of t!e State of 1is#onsin

"it! a %rin#i%al offi#e at &&&, 4t! Aven)e, Monroe, 1is#onsin 0-0775&-7*. Defendant $a( 'e served "it! %ro#ess via its re istered a ent 8effre( R. S)rlas, &&&, 4t! Aven)e, Monroe, 1is#onsin 0-0775&-7*. JURISDICTION AND VENUE -. T!is is a %atent infrin e$ent a#tion. T!e Co)rt !as s)'9e#t $atter 9)risdi#tion

%)rs)ant to ,3 :.S.C. ;; &--& and &--3. *. 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#! is a##essi'le to and a##essed '( residents of t!is Distri#t.

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Ven)e is %ro%er in t!is Distri#t %)rs)ant to ,3 :.S.C. ;; &-2&<'=5<#= and &*++<'=,

'e#a)se s)'stantial a#ts of infrin e$ent !ave o##)rred in t!is Distri#t. COUNT ONE INFRINGEMENT OF U.S. PATENT NO. 5,388,198 7. Plaintiff is t!e o"ner '( assi n$ent of :nited States Patent No. 0,-33,&23 <t!e

>?&23 %atent@=, entitled >Proa#tive Presentation of A)to$atin Aeat)res to a Co$%)ter :ser.@ T!e a%%li#ation for t!e ?&23 %atent "as filed on A%ril &7, &22,. T!e %atent iss)ed on Ae'r)ar( 4, &220 and "as ori inall( assi ned to S($ante# Cor%oration. A tr)e and #orre#t #o%( of t!e ?&23 Patent is atta#!ed as EB!i'it A !ereto. 4. Plaintiff !olds t!e eB#l)sive ri !t to ta/e all a#tions, in#l)din t!e filin of t!is

%atent infrin e$ent la"s)it, ne#essar( to enfor#e its ri !ts to t!e ?&23 Patent. Plaintiff also !as t!e ri !t to re#over all da$a es for %ast, %resent, and f)t)re infrin e$ent of t!e ?&23 Patent and to see/ in9)n#tive relief as a%%ro%riate )nder t!e la". 3. Defendant !as dire#tl( infrin ed, eit!er literall( or '( eC)ivalents, one or $ore

#lai$s of t!e ?&23 Patent, in#l)din at least Clai$ 0, '( )sin t!e #lai$ed $et!od in o%eratin t!e "e'site """.$idni !tvelvet.#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. 1!ile a )ser is a##essin t!e "e'site, Defendant #ontin)o)sl( $onitors and #o$%ares )ser $ani%)lations and %ro ra$ #onteBt "it! feat)re te$%lates stored in $e$or( and %resents a)to$atin feat)res if a $at#! is fo)nd. 2. Defendant?s o%eration of its "e'site in t!e a'ove5des#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 -0 :.S.C. ; ,4& for "!i#! Defendant is lia'le.

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As a res)lt of Defendant?s infrin e$ent, Plaintiff !as 'een da$a ed $onetaril(

and is entitled to adeC)ate #o$%ensation of no less t!an a reasona'le ro(alt( %)rs)ant to -0 :.S.C. ; ,3*. JURY DEMAND Plaintiff reC)ests a 9)r( on all iss)es so tria'le. PRAYER 1HEREADRE, Plaintiff res%e#tf)ll( reC)ests t!at t!e Co)rtE A. ?&23 PatentF G. A"ard Plaintiff da$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 '( eC)ivalents, t!e

deter$ined at trial, in#l)din en!an#ed da$a es, #osts, and %re and %ost59)d $ent interestF and C. A"ard an( ot!er relief dee$ed 9)st and %ro%er.

Ae'r)ar( 0, ,+&* DA CD:NSELE Pa)l V. Stor$ Sara! M. PaBson GARDERE 1HNNE SE1ELL LLP &7+& El$ Street, S)ite -+++ Dallas, TeBas 40,+& <,&*= 2225-+++ %vstor$I ardere.#o$ s%aBsonI ardere.#o$

GAHARD, P.A. JsJ Ste%!en G. Gra)er$an <s'*20,= Ri#!ard D. .ir/ <r/+2,,= Ste%!en G. Gra)er$an <s'*20,= Vanessa R. Tiradentes <vt0-23= Sara E. G)ssiere <s'04,0= ,,, Dela"are Aven)e, S)ite 2++ 1il$in ton, DE &23+& <-+,= 70050+++ r/ir/I'a(ardla".#o$ s'ra)er$anI'a(ardla".#o$ vtiradentesI'a(ardla".#o$ s')ssiereI'a(ardla".#o$ Attorneys for Plaintiff Data Carriers, LLC

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