Cases & Deals

TECO Energy, Tampa Electric, and New Mexico Gas secure voluntary dismissal pre-discovery after identifying strong non-infringement arguments

Clients TECO Energy, Inc., Tampa Electric Co., and New Mexico Gas Co.

On behalf of TECO Energy, Inc., Tampa Electric Co., and New Mexico Gas Co., Jones Day secured a voluntary dismissal after filing a motion to dismiss and identifying strong non-infringement arguments before discovery started in the case.  The lawsuit accused TECO Energy, Inc., Tampa Electric Co., and New Mexico Gas Co. of infringing a patent generally relating to smart meter technology for utility companies.

Atlas IP, LLC v. TECO Energy, Inc. et al., Case No. 1-17-cv-20244 (S.D. Fla.)