Mirror Worlds, LLC v. Apple, Inc.
NOTICE by Apple, Inc. of Asserted Prior Art for Trial (Randall, Jeffrey)
Mirror Worlds, LLC v. Apple, Inc.
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS TYLER DIVISION MIRROR WORLDS, LLC, Plaintiff, v. APPLE INC., Defendant. APPLE INC., Counterclaim Plaintiff, v. MIRROR WORLDS, LLC, MIRROR WORLDS TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Counterclaim Defendants. JURY TRIAL DEMANDED Civil Action No. 6:08-cv-88 LED
DEFENDANT AND COUNTERCLAIM PLAINTIFF APPLE INC.'S NOTICE OF ASSERTED PRIOR ART FOR TRIAL Defendant and Counterclaim Plaintiff Apple Inc. hereby identifies the following primary prior art systems that it intends to assert at trial: 1. MAYA Design's Workscape System (1989-1995) (as evidenced by
Defendant's Exhibit Nos. ("DX") DX0135, DX0175, DX0197, DX0294, DX0511, DX0512, DX0573 and DX0922 and related testimony). 2. Apple Inc.'s "Piles" System (1992-1995) (as evidenced by DX0201, DX0291,
DX0355 and DX0356, and related testimony).
Dantz Development Corporation's Retrospect System (1989-1995) (as
evidenced by DX0353, DX0517, DX0519, DX0520 and DX0818). 4. Lotus Development Corporation's Lotus Magellan System (1989-1995) (as
evidenced by DX0170, DX0352, DX0387, DX0502 and DX1007, and related testimony). 5. The Spatial Data Management System (1977-1981) (as evidenced by
DX0282, DX0471 and DX0499, and related testimony). 6. The Lifestreams System (1994-1995) (as evidenced by N. Carriero, E.
Freeman, and D. Gelernter, "The Lifestreams Software Architecture," YALEU/DCS/TR-1054 (1994), DX0378, DX0774 and DX0777, and related testimony). 7. The Memoirs System (1988-1992) (as evidenced by DX0382, DX0563,
DX0588 and DX0589, and related testimony). 8. ON Technology, Inc.'s On Location System (1989-1991) (as evidenced by
DX0555 and DX0582, and relevant testimony). 9. United States Patent No. 5,504,852, to Thompson-Rohrlich (Filed Mar. 1995),
DX0176, and Inside Macintosh: Files (HFS Manual) (1992), DX0360. As a consequence of Mirror Worlds' present election of numerous claims to be presented at trial, Apple hereby identifies and reserves the right to rely on the following additional references.1 Apple is willing to reduce the following two lists further if Mirror Worlds reduces the number of claims it will be presenting at trial. 1. United States Patent No. 5,621,906, DX0181.
Also as a result of Mirror Worlds' election of claims, Apple removed from its list of asserted prior art additional references relevant to the validity of the '999 patent. Apple reserves the right, however, to assert these references without prejudice for other pending issues, claims, or defenses, if necessary. -2-
"Semantic File Systems," by Gifford, Jouvelot, Sheldon and O'Toole (ACM'91), DX0388.
3. 4. 5. 6.
United States Patent No. 6,396,513, DX0203. United States Patent No. 5,724,567, DX0185. United States Patent No. 6,202,058, DX0199. English translation of Japanese Patent No. 6-180661, "A file search method," (1992), DX0354.
United States Patent No. 5,649,188, DX0184. The HyperCard Basics (Apple Computer, 1990) and HyperCard Stack Design Guidelines (Addison Wesley, 1989), DX0357.
United States Patent No. 5,758,324, DX0165.
Apple hereby identifies the following obviousness and state of the art references it intends to rely on at trial, which will be used, in part, to demonstrate the evolution of the claimed features: 1. Robin Lee Kullberg, "Dynamic Timelines: Visualizing Historical Information
in Three Dimensions," Master of Science Thesis, MIT (1995), DX0430. 2. William M. Newman, "A system for interactive graphical programming,"
ACM Spring Joint Computer Conference (1968), DX0495. 3. Beverly L. Harrison, et al., "Timelines: An Interactive System for the
Collection and Visualization of Temporal Data," appeared in Proceedings of Graphics Interface '94, pp. 141-148 (1994), DX0504. 4. Robert Spence, et al., "Data base navigation: an office environment for the
professional," Behavior and Information Technology, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 43-54 (1982), DX0522.
Ben Shneiderman, "The Eyes Have It: A Task by Data Type Taxonomy for
Information Visualizations," Proc. Visual Languages (Sept. 1996), DX0525. 6. 1995), DX0554. 7. Linda Musthaler, "A tall order for document managers," Network World, Brett Milash, et al., "Lifelines: Visualizing Personal Histories," (video) (April
pp. 35-40 (July 18, 1994), DX0569. 8. Sandra Kappes, et al., "Document Management for the Knowledge Worker
System," US Army Corps of Engineers USACERL ADP Report 95/38 (1995), DX0572. 9. Peggy Seiden, et al., "Information Retrieval Systems for Microcomputers,"
Library Hi Tech, Vol. 3, Iss. 1, pp. 41-54 (1985), DX0562. Apple additionally reserves the right, per the agreement between the parties and the general practice of the court, to present additional background prior art for providing context to the state of the art that Apple will not assert in any obviousness combination. Dated: September 6, 2010 Respectfully submitted, /s/ Jeffrey G. Randall Jeffrey G. Randall Lead Attorney PAUL, HASTINGS, JANOFSKY, AND WALKER LLP 1117 S. California Avenue Palo Alto, California 94304-1106 Telephone: (650) 320-1850 Facsimile: (650) 320-1950 firstname.lastname@example.org Allan M. Soobert PAUL, HASTINGS, JANOFSKY, AND WALKER LLP 875 15th Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20005 Telephone: (202) 551-1822 Facsimile: (202) 551-0222 email@example.com
S. Christian Platt PAUL, HASTINGS, JANOFSKY, AND WALKER LLP 4747 Executive Dr., 12th Floor San Diego, CA 92121 Telephone: (858) 458-3034 Facsimile: (858) 458-3005 firstname.lastname@example.org Eric M. Albritton Texas State Bar No. 00790215 ALBRITTON LAW FIRM P.O. Box 2649 Longview, Texas 75606 Telephone: (903) 757-8449 Facsimile: (903) 758-7397 email@example.com COUNSEL FOR APPLE INC.
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that a true and correct copy of the foregoing document was filed electronically in compliance with Local Rule CV-5 on this 6th day of September, 2010. As of this date, all counsel of record had consented to electronic service and are being served with a copy of this document through the Court's CM/ECF system under Local Rule CV-5(a)(3)(A). /s/ Jeffrey G. Randall Jeffrey G. Randall