April 8, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- McKool Smith has secured a
patent infringement verdict on behalf of
-based Summit 6 LLC against Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and Samsung Telecommunications America, Inc.
The verdict was handed down on
April 5, 2013
after a six-day jury trial before Judge Reed O'Connor in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of
. The jury found that Samsung infringed Summit 6's patented media uploading technology, U.S. Patent No. 7,765,482, which covers software that automatically processes digital photos before they are transmitted over a network by client devices, such as cell phones. Summit 6 accused Samsung phones that support MMS photo messaging of infringement.
The trial team representing Summit 6 included McKool Smith attorneys
of the Caldwell Cassady & Curry firm.
"The jury's verdict affirms that Summit 6's innovations are both novel and valuable," said
, lead trial counsel for Summit 6. "Along with our client, we are pleased with the verdict."
With more than 175 trial lawyers across offices in
Marshall, New York
, Silicon Valley, and
, McKool Smith has established a reputation as one of America's leading trial firms. Over the past seven years, the firm has secured seven nine-figure jury verdicts, as well as seven eight-figure jury verdicts. The firm has also won more
National Law Journal
"Top 100 Verdicts" over the last five years than any other law firm in the country. Courtroom successes like these have earned McKool Smith critical acclaim and helped the firm become what
The Wall Street Journal
describes as "one of the biggest law firm success stories of the past decade." McKool Smith represents leading clients in complex commercial litigation, intellectual property, bankruptcy, and white collar defense matters.
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