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

Filing 88

ANSWER to 63 Answer to Complaint, Counterclaim by Bedrock Computer Technologies, LLC.(Baxter, Samuel)

Bedrock Computer Technologies, LLC v. Softlayer Technologies, Inc. et al Doc. 88 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS TYLER DIVISION Bedrock Computer Technologies LLC, Plaintiff, v. 1. Softlayer Technologies, Inc., 2. CitiWare Technology Solutions, LLC, 3. Google Inc., 4. Yahoo! Inc., 5. MySpace Inc., 6. Amazon.com Inc., 7. PayPal Inc., 8. Match.com, Inc., 9. AOL LLC, and 10. CME Group Inc., Defendants. Case No. 6:09-CV-269 Jury Trial Demanded PLAINTIFF'S REPLY TO DEFENDANT PAYPAL INC.'S ORIGINAL ANSWER, AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES, AND COUNTERCLAIMS Plaintiff Bedrock Computer Technologies LLC ("Bedrock") files this Reply to the Original Answer, Affirmative Defenses, and Counterclaims of Defendant PayPal, Inc. ("PayPal"), filed September 9, 2009, as follows. All allegations not expressly admitted are denied. The first set of paragraphs marked 1-22 of PayPal's Answer do not require a response. Bedrock incorporates by reference the allegations in its Complaint for Patent Infringement in response to each and every of PayPal's Affirmative Defenses. AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES 23. Defenses. 1 Dallas 287241v1 Bedrock denies all allegations contained in Paragraph 23 of PayPal's Affirmative Dockets.Justia.com FIRST AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE 24. Bedrock denies all allegations contained in Paragraph 24 of PayPal's First Affirmative Defense. SECOND AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE 25. Bedrock denies all allegations contained in Paragraph 25 of PayPal's Second Affirmative Defense. THIRD AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE 26. Bedrock denies all allegations contained in Paragraph 26 of PayPal's Third Affirmative Defense. FOURTH AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE 27. Bedrock denies all allegations contained in Paragraph 27 of PayPal's Fourth Affirmative Defense. FIFTH AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE 28. Bedrock denies all allegations contained in Paragraph 28 of PayPal's Fifth Affirmative Defense. SIXTH AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE 29. Bedrock denies all allegations contained in Paragraph 29 of PayPal's Sixth Affirmative Defense. SEVENTH AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE 30. Bedrock denies all allegations contained in Paragraph 30 of PayPal's Seventh Affirmative Defense. 2 Dallas 287241v1 EIGHTH AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE 31. Bedrock denies all allegations contained in Paragraph 31 of PayPal's Eighth Affirmative Defense. NINTH AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE 32. Bedrock denies all allegations contained in Paragraph 32 of PayPal's Ninth Affirmative Defense. TENTH AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE 33. Bedrock denies all allegations contained in Paragraph 33 of PayPal's Tenth Affirmative Defense. ELEVENTH AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE 34. Bedrock denies all allegations contained in Paragraph 34 of PayPal's Eleventh Affirmative Defense. TWELFTH AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE 35. Bedrock denies all allegations contained in Paragraph 35 of PayPal's Twelfth Affirmative Defense. RESPONSE TO COUNTERCLAIMS PARTIES 1. Bedrock admits the allegations contained in Paragraph 1 of PayPal's Counterclaims. 2. Bedrock admits the allegations contained in Paragraph 2 of PayPal's Counterclaims. 3 Dallas 287241v1 JURISDICTION AND VENUE 3. Bedrock admits that this Court has subject matter jurisdiction as alleged in Bedrock admits that an actual and justiciable Paragraph 3 of PayPal's Counterclaims. controversy exists between Bedrock and PayPal with respect to the validity and infringement of the '120 patent, but denies that PayPal is entitled to any relief requested. 4. 5. Bedrock admits the allegations of Paragraph 4 of PayPal's Counterclaims. Bedrock admits the allegations of Paragraph 5 of PayPal's Counterclaims. DECLARATORY RELIEF CLAIM 6. Bedrock repeats and realleges each of the allegations contained in Paragraphs 1-5 as if fully set forth herein. 7. Claim. 8. Claim. 9. Claim. PRAYER FOR RELIEF Bedrock incorporates by reference the Prayer for Relief set forth in Bedrock's Complaint for Patent Infringement. Bedrock denies that PayPal is entitled to any relief. DEMAND FOR JURY TRIAL Bedrock hereby demands that all issues be determined by jury. Bedrock denies the allegations of Paragraph 9 of PayPal's Declaratory Relief Bedrock denies the allegations of Paragraph 8 of PayPal's Declaratory Relief Bedrock admits the allegations of Paragraph 7 of PayPal's Declaratory Relief 4 Dallas 287241v1 DATED: October 1, 2009 Respectfully submitted, McKOOL SMITH, P.C. _/s/ Sam F. Baxter_________ Sam F. Baxter, Lead Attorney Texas Bar No. 01938000 McKOOL SMITH, P.C. sbaxter@mckoolsmith.com 104 E. Houston Street, Suite 300 P.O. Box O Marshall, Texas 75670 Telephone: (903) 923-9000 Facsimile: (903) 923-9099 Douglas A. Cawley 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 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 5 Dallas 287241v1 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 this, the 1st day of October, 2009. Local Rule CV53(a)(3)(A). /s/ Austin Curry Austin Curry 6 Dallas 287241v1