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Complaint for Patent Infringement
Civil Action No. 3:12-cv-00194-BEN-BGS, the Hon. Roger T. Benitez presiding.
Filed on Jan. 24, 2012 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California;

Plaintiffs

v.
Pulse Electronics
Walker, Pendergrass & Tietsworth LLP; San Diego, CA
Kent M. Walker

Patents in case

  • 7,241,181: “Universal connector assembly and method of manufacturing” by Machado et. al. and assigned to Pulse Engineering, Inc.. Prosecuted by Gazdzinski & Associates. Includes 74 claims (9 indep.). Was application 11/170,583. Filed 6/28/2005 & Granted 7/10/2007.
  • 7,959,473: “Universal connector assembly and method of manufacturing” by Machado et. al. and assigned to Pulse Engineering, Inc.. Prosecuted by Gazdzinski & Associates, PC. Includes 43 claims (6 indep.). Was application 12/871,801. Filed 8/30/2010 & Granted 6/14/2011.
  • 6,962,511: “Advanced microelectronic connector assembly and method of manufacturing” by Gutierrez et. al. and assigned to Pulse Engineering, Inc.. Prosecuted by Gazdzinski & Associates. Includes 28 claims (8 indep.). Was application 10/246,840. Filed 9/18/2002 & Granted 11/8/2005.
  • 7,367,851: “Universal connector assembly and method of manufacturing” by Machado et. al. and assigned to Pulse Engineering, Inc. Prosecuted by Gazdzinski & Associates. Includes 34 claims (6 indep.). Was application 11/827,074. Filed 7/9/2007 & Granted 5/6/2008.
  • 7,786,009: “Universal connector assembly and method of manufacturing” by Machado et. al. and assigned to Pulse Engineering, Inc.. Prosecuted by Gazdzinski & Associates, PC. Includes 40 claims (4 indep.). Was application 12/705,949. Filed 2/15/2010 & Granted 8/31/2010.
  • 7,661,994: “Universal connector assembly and method of manufacturing” by Machado et. al. and assigned to Pulse Engineering, Inc.. Prosecuted by Gazdzinski & Associates, PC. Includes 28 claims (4 indep.). Was application 12/151,343. Filed 5/5/2008 & Granted 2/16/2010.
  • 6,585,540: “Shielded microelectronic connector assembly and method of manufacturing” by Gutierrez et. al. and assigned to Pulse Engineering. Prosecuted by Gazdzinski & Associates. Includes 33 claims (9 indep.). Was application 09/732,098. Filed 12/6/2000 & Granted 7/1/2003.

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