MARSHALL, TEXAS— DynaEnergetics U.S. Inc.’s latest jury trial victory in federal patent infringement litigation has attracted significant media attention.
Law360 covered the case, in which a jury in the Eastern District of Texas jury returned with a full defense verdict, finding that all of the asserted claims of rival GEODynamics’ patent were both not infringed and invalid.
“DynaEnergetics was very confident that it could show noninfringement and invalidity of the asserted claims. We are extremely grateful that the jury was so attentive, carefully considered the evidence and reached the right conclusion,” Womble Bond Dickinson attorney Barry Herman told Law360.
In addition, the SE Texas Record also reported on the energy industry trial, which involves patents on technology used in in oil and gas well perforations.
A Womble Bond Dickinson team led by Herman and including attorneys Preston Heard, Christy Dupriest, Will Hubbard, David Boaz, and paralegal Julie Giardina represented DynaEnergetics in this case. Research analyst Kathryn Karacia provided trial graphics support. Lisa Moyles, who has long represented DynaEnergetics in intellectual property matters, was vital to the victory, along with Jason Rockman, also of Moyles IP. In addition, Eric Findlay and Walter Lackey of Findlay Craft were key contributors at trial.
This is the fifth time in less than two years that DynaEnergetics and the Womble Bond Dickinson team has prevailed in this long-running dispute with GEODynamics.
Click here to read “Texas Jury Clears DynaEnergetics In Well-Drilling Patent Suit” at Law360 (subscription required).
Click here to read “Federal jury finds DynaEnergetics did not infringe competitor’s patent” in the SE Texas Record.