Bedrock Computer Technologies, LLC v. Softlayer Technologies, Inc. et al

Filing 213

ANSWER to 200 Answer to Amended Complaint, Counterclaim by Bedrock Computer Technologies, LLC.(Cawley, Douglas)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS TYLER DIVISION BEDROCK COMPUTER TECHNOLOGIES LLC, Plaintiff, v. SOFTLAYER TECHNOLOGIES, INC., et al. Defendants. CASE NO. 6:09-cv-269 Jury Trial Demanded PLAINTIFF'S REPLY TO DEFENDANT GOOGLE INC.'S ANSWER TO BEDROCK'S SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT, AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES, COUNTERCLAIMS, AND JURY DEMAND Plaintiff Bedrock Computer Technologies LLC ("Bedrock") files this Reply to Defendant Google Inc.'s ("Google") Answer to Bedrock's Second Amended Complaint, Affirmative Defenses, Counterclaims, and Jury Demand served on April 30, 2010 (Dkt. No. 200). All allegations not expressly admitted are denied. The first set of paragraphs marked 1-21 of Google's Answer do not require a response. AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES 1. Bedrock incorporates by reference the allegations in its Second Amended Complaint for Patent Infringement (Dkt. No. 191) in response to each and every of Google's Affirmative Defenses. 2. Defense. 3. Defense. 1 Dallas 302365v1 Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Google's First Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Google's Second Affirmative 4. Defense. 5. Defense. 6. Defense. 7. Defense. 8. Defense. 9. Defense. 10. Defense. Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Google's Third Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Google's Fourth Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Google's Fifth Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Google's Sixth Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Google's Seventh Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Google's Eighth Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Google's Ninth Affirmative RESPONSE TO COUNTERCLAIMS 11. Bedrock incorporates by reference the allegations in its Second Amended Complaint for Patent Infringement (Dkt. No. 191) in response to each and every of Google's Counterclaims. 12. 13. 14. Bedrock admits the allegations of Paragraph 1 of the Counterclaims. Bedrock admits the allegations of Paragraph 2 of the Counterclaims. Bedrock admits that this Court has jurisdiction as alleged in Paragraph 3 of the Counterclaims but denies that Google is entitled to any relief requested. 2 Dallas 302365v1 15. Bedrock admits that venue for Google's counterclaims is proper in this district as alleged in Paragraph 4, but Bedrock denies that Google is entitled to any relief requested and also denies that the case should be transferred to the Northern District of California. 16. 17. Bedrock admits the allegations of Paragraph 5 of the Counterclaims. Bedrock admits that it asserts that Google infringes the '120 Patent and that an actual case or controversy exists between the parties. 18. 19. 20. Paragraph 7 of the Counterclaims does not require a response. Bedrock admits the allegations of Paragraph 8 of the Counterclaims. Bedrock admits that Google seeks a judicial declaration of noninfringement as described in Paragraph 9 of the Counterclaims but denies that Google is entitled to any relief requested. 21. 22. 23. Paragraph 10 of the Counterclaims does not require a response. Bedrock admits the allegations of Paragraph 11 of the Counterclaims. Bedrock admits that Google seeks a judicial declaration of invalidity as described in Paragraph 12 of the Counterclaims but denies that Google is entitled to any relief requested. PRAYER FOR RELIEF Bedrock incorporates by reference the Prayer for Relief set forth in Bedrock's Second Amended Complaint for Patent Infringement. Bedrock denies that Google is entitled to any relief. DEMAND FOR JURY TRIAL Bedrock respectfully demands a jury trial of all issues triable to a jury in this action. 3 Dallas 302365v1 DATED: May 24, 2010 Respectfully submitted, McKOOL SMITH, P.C. /s/ Douglas A. Cawley Sam F. Baxter Texas Bar No. 01938000 McKOOL SMITH, P.C. sbaxter@mckoolsmith.com 104 E. Houston Street, Suite 300 P.O. Box 0 Marshall, Texas 75670 Telephone: (903) 923-9000 Facsimile: (903) 923-9099 Douglas A. Cawley, Lead Attorney Texas Bar No. 04035500 dcawley@mckoolsmith.com Theodore Stevenson, III Texas Bar No. 19196650 tstevenson@mckoolsmith.com J. Austin Curry Texas Bar No. 24059636 acurry@mckoolsmith.com Jonathan R. Yim Texas Bar No. 24066317 jyim@mckoolsmith.com McKOOL SMITH, P.C. 300 Crescent Court, Suite 1500 Dallas, Texas 75201 Telephone: 214-978-4000 Facsimile: 214-978-4044 Robert M. Parker Texas Bar No. 15498000 Robert Christopher Bunt Texas Bar No. 00787165 PARKER, BUNT & AINSWORTH, P.C. 100 E. Ferguson, Suite 1114 Tyler, Texas 75702 Telephone: 903-531-3535 Facsimile: 903-533-9687 E-mail: rmparker@pbatyler.com E-mail: rcbunt@pbatyler.com ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF BEDROCK COMPUTER TECHNOLOGIES LLC 4 Dallas 302365v1 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE The undersigned certifies that the foregoing document was filed electronically in compliance with Local Rule CV-5(a). As such, this document was served on all counsel who have consented to electronic service on May 24, 2010. Local Rule CV-5(a)(3)(A). /s/ Jonathan R. Yim Jonathan R. Yim 5 Dallas 302365v1