Anascape, Ltd v. Microsoft Corp. et al

Filing 77

NOTICE by Microsoft Corp. OF PTO ORDER GRANTING REQUEST FOR RE-EXAMINATION OF U.S. PATENT NO. 5,999,084 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - PTO ORDER GRANTING REQUEST FOR RE-EXAMINATION OF U.S. PATENT NO. 5,999,084)(Carraway, J)

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Anascape, Ltd v. Microsoft Corp. et al Doc. 77 Case 9:06-cv-00158-RHC Document 77 Filed 02/27/2007 Page 1 of 3 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS LUFKIN DIVISION ANASCAPE, LTD. Plaintiff, v. MICROSOFT CORPORATION, and NINTENDO OF AMERICA, INC., Defendants. Hon. Ron Clark Civil Action No. 9:06-CV-00158-RC DEFENDANT MICROSOFT CORPORATION'S NOTICE OF PTO ORDER GRANTING REQUEST FOR RE-EXAMINATION OF U.S. PATENT NO. 5,999,084 Please take notice that on February 23, 2007, the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("PTO") ordered the re-examination of U.S. Patent No. 5,999,084. A true and correct copy of the PTO communication ordering re-examination is attached as Exhibit A. In the communication, the PTO agrees with Microsoft that all elements of the claims of the patent appear to found in the prior art references, including both prior art previously considered by the PTO as well as prior art not previously considered by the PTO. See Exh. A, pp. 2-10. All claims of the patent are now under re-examination. See Exh. A, p. 11. Respectfully submitted, Dated: February 27, 2007 By: /s/ J. Christopher Carraway ___________ J. Christopher Carraway (admitted pro hac vice) christopher.carraway@klarquist.com Joseph T. Jakubek (admitted pro hac vice) joseph.jakubek@klarquist.com Stephen J. Joncus (admitted pro hac vice) stephen.joncus@klarquist.com Richard D. Mc Leod (Bar No. 24026836) rick.mcleod@klarquist.com Derrick W. Toddy (admitted pro hac vice) derrick.toddy@klarquist.com Page 1 MICROSOFT'S NOTICE OF PTO ORDER GRANTING REQUEST FOR RE-EXAMINATION OF U.S. PATENT NO. 5,999,084 Dockets.Justia.com Case 9:06-cv-00158-RHC Document 77 Filed 02/27/2007 Page 2 of 3 KLARQUIST SPARKMAN, LLP 121 S.W. Salmon Street, Suite 1600 Portland, Oregon 97204 Telephone: 503-595-5300 J. Thad Heartfield (Bar No. 09346800) thad@jth-law.com Law Offices of J. Thad Heartfield 2195 Dowlen Road Beaumont, Texas 77706 Telephone: 409-866-3318 Facsimile: 409-866-5789 Clayton E Dark Jr. (Bar No. 05384500) cekrad@yahoo.com Clayton E Dark Jr., Law Office 207 E Frank Ave # 100 Lufkin, TX 75901 Telephone: 936-637-1733 Stephen McGrath, Esq. (admitted pro hac vice) MICROSOFT CORPORATION One Microsoft Way, Building 8 Redmond, Washington 98052-6399 Telephone: 425-882-8080 Facsimile: 425-706-7329 Attorneys for Defendant Microsoft Corporation MICROSOFT'S NOTICE OF PTO ORDER GRANTING REQUEST FOR RE-EXAMINATION OF U.S. PATENT NO. 5,999,084 Page 2 Case 9:06-cv-00158-RHC Document 77 Filed 02/27/2007 Page 3 of 3 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that all counsel of record who have consented to electronic service are being served with a copy of this document via the Court's CM/ECF system per Local Rule CV-5(a)(3) on this the 27th day of February, 2007. Any other counsel of record will be served by first-class mail. /s/ J. Christopher Carraway_____ CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

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