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

Filing 538

RESPONSE to 469 Answer to Amended Complaint 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., CITIWARE TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS, LLC, GOOGLE INC., YAHOO! INC., MYSPACE INC., AMAZON.COM INC., PAYPAL INC., MATCH.COM, INC., AOL INC., AND CME GROUP INC., Defendants. CASE NO. 6:09-cv-269 Jury Trial Demanded BEDROCK COMPUTER TECHNOLOGIES LLC'S REPLY TO DEFENDANT SOFTLAYER TECHNOLOGIES, INC.'S ANSWER TO BEDROCK'S THIRD AMENDED COMPLAINT FOR PATENT INFRINGEMENT Plaintiff Bedrock Computer Technologies LLC ("Bedrock") files this Reply to Defendant Softlayer Technologies, Inc.'s ("Softlayer") Answer to Bedrock's Third Amended Complaint filed on February 10, 2011 (Dkt. No. 469). All allegations not expressly admitted are denied. Paragraphs marked 1-28 of Softlayer's Answer to Bedrock's Third Amended Complaint do not require a response. PRAYER FOR RELIEF Bedrock denies Softlayer's claim that Bedrock is not entitled to any relief requested. BEDROCK'S REPLY TO SOFTLAYER'S ANSWER TO BEDROCK'S THIRD AMENDED COMPLAINT Dallas 318757v1 PAGE 1 AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES Bedrock incorporates by reference the allegations in its Third Amended Complaint for Patent Infringement (Dkt. No. 410) 1 in response to each and every of Softlayer's Affirmative Defenses. 1. 2. Defense. 3. Defense. 4. Defense. 5. 6. Defense. 7. Defense. 8. Defense. PRAYER FOR RELIEF Bedrock incorporates by reference the Prayer for Relief set forth in Bedrock's Third Amended Complaint for Patent Infringement. Bedrock denies that Softlayer Technologies, Inc. is entitled to any relief requested. Bedrock denies the allegations contained in Softlayer's Eighth Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained in Softlayer's Seventh Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained in Softlayer's Fifth Affirmative Defense. Bedrock denies the allegations contained in Softlayer's Sixth Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained in Softlayer's Fourth Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained in Softlayer's Third Affirmative Bedrock denies the allegations contained in Softlayer's First Affirmative Defense. Bedrock denies the allegations contained in Softlayer's Second Affirmative 1 Incorrectly filed and titled "First Amended Complaint for Patent Infringement." BEDROCK'S REPLY TO SOFTLAYER'S ANSWER TO BEDROCK'S THIRD AMENDED COMPLAINT Dallas 318757v1 PAGE 2 DATED: March 2, 2011. Respectfully submitted, McKOOL SMITH, P.C. /s/ Douglas A. Cawley Douglas A. Cawley, Lead Attorney Texas Bar No. 04035500 dcawley@mckoolsmith.com Theodore Stevenson, III Texas Bar No. 19196650 tstevenson@mckoolsmith.com Rosemary T. Snider Texas Bar No. 18796500 rsnider@mckoolsmith.com Scott W. Hejny Texas State Bar No. 24038952 shejny@mckoolsmith.com Jason D. Cassady Texas Bar No. 24045625 jcassady@mckoolsmith.com J. Austin Curry Texas Bar No. 24059636 acurry@mckoolsmith.com Phillip M. Aurentz Texas State Bar No. 24059404 paurentz@mckoolsmith.com McKOOL SMITH, P.C. 300 Crescent Court, Suite 1500 Dallas, Texas 75201 Telephone: 214-978-4000 Facsimile: 214-978-4044 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 Robert M. Parker Texas Bar No. 15498000 Robert Christopher Bunt Texas Bar No. 00787165 BEDROCK'S REPLY TO SOFTLAYER'S ANSWER TO BEDROCK'S THIRD AMENDED COMPLAINT Dallas 318757v1 PAGE 3 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 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 has consented to electronic service on March 2, 2011. Local Rule CV-5(a)(3)(A). /s/ Jason D. Cassady Jason D. Cassady BEDROCK'S REPLY TO SOFTLAYER'S ANSWER TO BEDROCK'S THIRD AMENDED COMPLAINT Dallas 318757v1 PAGE 4