This case was last updated from Los Angeles County Superior Courts on 07/11/2019 at 02:24:22 (UTC).

TMC AEROSPACE INC VS ELBIT SYSTEMS LIMITED ET AL

Case Summary

On 04/18/2018 a Other - Declaratory Judgment case was filed by TMC AEROSPACE INC against ELBIT SYSTEMS LIMITED in the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County Superior Courts, Stanley Mosk Courthouse located in Los Angeles, California.

Case Details Parties Documents Dockets

 

Case Details

  • Case Number:

    ****2627

  • Filing Date:

    04/18/2018

  • Case Status:

    Disposed - Other Disposed

  • Case Type:

    Other - Declaratory Judgment

  • Court:

    Los Angeles County Superior Courts

  • Courthouse:

    Stanley Mosk Courthouse

  • County, State:

    Los Angeles, California

Judge Details

DANIEL S. MURPHY

 

Party Details

Plaintiff and Petitioner

TMC AEROSPACE INC.

Defendants and Respondents

ELBIT SYSTEMS OF AMERICA LLC

DOES 1 TO 10

ELBIT SYSTEMS LIMITED

 

Court Documents

PROOF OF SERVICE OF SUMMONS

6/16/2018: PROOF OF SERVICE OF SUMMONS

Proof of Service

6/18/2018: Proof of Service

PROOF OF SERVICE SUMMONS

6/19/2018: PROOF OF SERVICE SUMMONS

NOTICE OF CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

6/19/2018: NOTICE OF CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

STIPULATION TO EXTEND DEFENDANTS ELBIT SYSTEMS LIMITED AND ELBIT SYSTEMS OF AMERICA, LLC'S DEADLINE TO RESPOND TO THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT; ORDER

7/3/2018: STIPULATION TO EXTEND DEFENDANTS ELBIT SYSTEMS LIMITED AND ELBIT SYSTEMS OF AMERICA, LLC'S DEADLINE TO RESPOND TO THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT; ORDER

CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT

7/10/2018: CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT

Proof of Service

7/10/2018: Proof of Service

STIPULATION TO EXTEND DEFENDANTS ELBIT SYSTEMS LIMITED AND ELBIT SYSTEMS OF AMERICA, LLC'S DEADLINE TO RESPOND TO THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT; ORDER

7/24/2018: STIPULATION TO EXTEND DEFENDANTS ELBIT SYSTEMS LIMITED AND ELBIT SYSTEMS OF AMERICA, LLC'S DEADLINE TO RESPOND TO THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT; ORDER

CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER

7/25/2018: CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER

Minute Order

7/25/2018: Minute Order

STIPULATION TO EXTEND DEFENDANTS ELBIT SYSTEMS LIMITED AND ELBIT SYSTEMS OF AMERICA, LLC?S DEADLINE TO RESPOND TO THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT; LUEDJ ORDER

8/28/2018: STIPULATION TO EXTEND DEFENDANTS ELBIT SYSTEMS LIMITED AND ELBIT SYSTEMS OF AMERICA, LLC?S DEADLINE TO RESPOND TO THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT; LUEDJ ORDER

DECLARATION OF JOHN S. KYLE, ESQ. IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFF TMC AEROSPACE, INC.'S MOTION FOR ORDER, GRANTING LEAVE TO FILE FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT UNDEK SEAL

9/5/2018: DECLARATION OF JOHN S. KYLE, ESQ. IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFF TMC AEROSPACE, INC.'S MOTION FOR ORDER, GRANTING LEAVE TO FILE FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT UNDEK SEAL

PROOF OF SERVICE

9/5/2018: PROOF OF SERVICE

PLAINTIFF TMC AEROSPACE, INC.'S NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION FOR ORDER GRANTING LEAVE TO FILE FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT UNDER SEAL

9/5/2018: PLAINTIFF TMC AEROSPACE, INC.'S NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION FOR ORDER GRANTING LEAVE TO FILE FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT UNDER SEAL

Notice of Removal to Federal Court

10/5/2018: Notice of Removal to Federal Court

Minute Order

10/24/2018: Minute Order

Minute Order

5/30/2019: Minute Order

SUMMONS

4/18/2018: SUMMONS

10 More Documents Available

 

Docket Entries

  • 06/11/2019
  • at 08:37 AM in Department 32, Daniel S. Murphy, Presiding; Non-Jury Trial - Not Held - Vacated by Court

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  • 05/30/2019
  • at 08:37 AM in Department 32, Daniel S. Murphy, Presiding; Final Status Conference - Not Held - Vacated by Court

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  • 05/30/2019
  • Minute Order ( (Final Status Conference)); Filed by Clerk

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  • 10/24/2018
  • at 08:37 AM in Department 32, Daniel S. Murphy, Presiding; (Motion for Leave) - Not Held - Taken Off Calendar by Party

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  • 10/24/2018
  • Minute Order ((Legacy Event Type : Motion for Leave)); Filed by Clerk

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  • 10/24/2018
  • Minute order entered: 2018-10-24 00:00:00; Filed by Clerk

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  • 10/05/2018
  • Notice of Removal to Federal Court; Filed by Elbit Systems Limited (Defendant); Elbit Systems Of America, LLC (Defendant)

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  • 10/05/2018
  • Notice of Removal to Federal Court; Filed by Elbit Systems Limited (Defendant); Elbit Systems Of America, LLC (Defendant)

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  • 09/05/2018
  • PROOF OF SERVICE

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  • 09/05/2018
  • PLAINTIFF TMC AEROSPACE, INC.'S NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION FOR ORDER GRANTING LEAVE TO FILE FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT UNDER SEAL

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17 More Docket Entries
  • 06/27/2018
  • Proof of Service (not Summons and Complaint); Filed by TMC Aerospace, Inc. (Plaintiff)

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  • 06/19/2018
  • PROOF OF SERVICE SUMMONS

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  • 06/19/2018
  • NOTICE OF CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

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  • 06/19/2018
  • Notice of Case Management Conference; Filed by Clerk

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  • 06/18/2018
  • Proof of Service (not Summons and Complaint); Filed by TMC Aerospace, Inc. (Plaintiff)

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  • 06/18/2018
  • Proof of Service

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  • 06/16/2018
  • PROOF OF SERVICE OF SUMMONS

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  • 04/18/2018
  • SUMMONS

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  • 04/18/2018
  • Complaint; Filed by TMC Aerospace, Inc. (Plaintiff)

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  • 04/18/2018
  • COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY JUDGMENT

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Complaint Information

ORIGINAL | BY FAX.

John'S. Kyle, Esq. (SBN 199196)

KYLE HARRIS LLP

450 B Street, Suite 1410

San Diego, CA 92101

Tel: (619) 600-0086

Fax: (619) 600-5144 r Email: jkyle@klhipbiz.com ey T e:iot%aa%fl 0 Acaigggia Attomeys for Plaintiff ounty of Los ANG

TMC AEROSPACE, INC. .

THC AEROSPACE APR 18 2018

o Ofiicer/Clerk

' r, Exeguliv Sherri R. Car:; /ii,) Depuly

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By = ~ SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORN{:

FOR THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES BC702627

TMC AEROSPACE, INC., CASE NO. Plaintiff, COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY

JUDGMENT

V. . ELBIT SYSTEMS LIMITED; ELBIT {Unlimited Civil Case]

SYSTEMS OF AMERICA, LLC; and DOES | through 10, mnclusive,

Defendants.

NATURE OF THE ACTION

1. Plaintiff TMC Aerospace, Inc. (“ITMC”) has valuable patents claiming electro- expulsive ice protection technology (“TMC Ice Protection”). TMC Ice Protection is used on aircraft to prevent in-flight icing, which can be catastrophic. Aircraft manufacturers employ TMC Ice Protection. In particular, suppliers of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (“UAV”) employ TMC Ice Protection on various UAVs, Defendants Elbit Systems Limited and Elbit Systems of America, LLC (collectively “Elbit” or the “Defendants” or the “Elbit Defendants”) manufacture and supply UAVs to buyers around the world. TMC and Elbit settled a patent lawsuit TMC filed against Elbit by entering into a Settlement and Intellectual Property License Agreement (the

{ “License Agreement”). The License Agreement affords TMC audit. rights to ensure Elbit’s

compliance with the License Agreement. This lawsuit concerns TMC’s unsuccessful attempts to