Cases & Deals

Epson counter-files DJ action of non-infringement in Central District of California against NPE

Client(s) Seiko Epson Corporation

Jones Day is representing Epson America, Inc. (a subsidiary of Seiko Epson Corp.) in a declaratory judgment action filed in the Central District of California seeking a declaration of non-infringement of four patents owned by American Patents LLC, a non-practicing entity (NPE). American Patents has asserted the four patents against Seiko Epson Corp. and a different subsidiary (Epson Precision Philippines, Inc.) in the Eastern District of Texas, alleging infringement by printer, projector, and other consumer electronic products that have Wi-Fi capability. Epson America has filed the DJ action in California in response to the Texas action.

Epson America, Inc. v. American Patents LLC, No. 8-21-cv-2102-DOC-ADS (C.D. Cal.)