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

Filing 215

ANSWER to 196 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 MYSPACE INC.'S ANSWER, AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES, COUNTERCLAIMS, AND JURY DEMAND Plaintiff Bedrock Computer Technologies LLC ("Bedrock") files this Reply to Defendant Myspace Inc.'s ("Myspace") Answer to Bedrock's Answer, Affirmative Defenses, Counterclaims, and Jury Demand served on April 30, 2010 (Dkt. No. 196). All allegations not expressly admitted are denied. The first set of paragraphs marked 1-23 of Myspace'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 Myspace's Affirmative Defenses. 2. Defense. 3. Defense. Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Myspace's Second Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Myspace's First Affirmative 1 Dallas 302380v1 4. Defense. 5. Defense. 6. Defense. 7. Defense. 8. Defense. 9. Defense. 10. Defense. 11. Defense. 12. Defense. 13. Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Myspace's Third Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Myspace's Fourth Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Myspace's Fifth Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Myspace's Seventh Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Myspace's Eighth Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Myspace's Ninth Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Myspace's Tenth Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Myspace's Eleventh Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Myspace's Twelfth Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained within Myspace's Thirteenth Affirmative Defense. 2 Dallas 302380v1 RESPONSE TO COUNTERCLAIMS 14. Bedrock incorporates by reference the allegations in its Second Amended Complaint for Patent Infringement (Dkt. No. 191) in response to each and every of Myspace's Counterclaims. 15. 16. 17. 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 Myspace is entitled to any relief requested. 18. 19. 20. Bedrock admits the allegations of Paragraph 4 of the Counterclaims. Bedrock admits the allegations of Paragraph 5 of the Counterclaims. Bedrock admits that it asserts that Myspace infringes the '120 Patent and that an actual case or controversy exists between the parties. Bedrock denies the remainder of the allegations of Paragraph 6 of the Counterclaims. 21. 22. Paragraph 7 of the Counterclaims does not require a response. Bedrock admits that it asserts that Myspace infringes the '120 Patent and that an actual case or controversy exists between the parties. 23. Bedrock admits that Myspace seeks a judicial declaration finding that Myspace has not infringed and does not infringe the '120 Patent, but Bedrock denies that Myspace is entitled to any relief requested. 24. 25. Paragraph 10 of the Counterclaims does not require a response. Bedrock admits that it asserts that Myspace infringes the '120 Patent and that an actual case or controversy exists between the parties. Bedrock denies the remainder of the allegations of Paragraph 11 of the Counterclaims. 3 Dallas 302380v1 26. Bedrock admits that Myspace seeks a judicial declaration finding that the '120 Patent is invalid, but Bedrock denies that Myspace 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 Myspace 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. 4 Dallas 302380v1 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 5 Dallas 302380v1 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 6 Dallas 302380v1