This case was last updated from U.S. District Courts on 07/29/2021 at 12:10:22 (UTC).

KOSS Corporation v. Plantronics, Inc., et. al.

Case Summary

On 05/21/2021 KOSS Corporation filed an Intellectual Property - Patent lawsuit against Plantronics, Inc ,. This case was filed in U.S. District Courts, California Northern District Court. The Judge overseeing this case is Jon S. Tigar. The case status is Pending - Other Pending.
Case Details Parties Documents Dockets

 

Case Details

  • Case Number:

    4:21-CV-03854

  • Filing Date:

    05/21/2021

  • Case Status:

    Pending - Other Pending

  • Case Type:

    Intellectual Property - Patent

Judge Details

Presiding Judge

Jon S. Tigar

 

Party Details

Plaintiff and Counter Defendant

Koss Corporation

Defendants and Counter Claimants

Polycom Inc

Plantronics Inc

Attorney/Law Firm Details

Plaintiff and Counter Defendant Attorneys

Amanda C. Maxfield

Attorney at K&L Gates, LLP

70 W. Madison Street, Suite 3100

Chicago, IL 60602

Philip A. Kunz

Attorney at K&L Gates, LLP

70 W. Madison Street, Suite 3100

Chicago, IL 60602

Gina A. Johnson

Attorney at K&L Gates, LLP

70 W. Madison St., Suite 3100

Chicago, IL 60602

James A. Shimota

Attorney at K&L Gates LLP

70 W. Madison Street, Suite 3300

Chicago, IL 60602

Benjamin E Weed

Attorney at KLGates LLP

70 West Madison Street Suite 3100

Chicago, IL 60602

Erik James Halverson

Attorney at K&L Gates LLP

4 Embarcadero Center, Suite 1200

San Francisco, CA 94111

Peter Edward Soskin

Attorney at K&L Gates LLP

Four Embarcadero Center, Suite 1200

San Francisco, CA 94111

Darlene Ghavimi

Attorney at K&L Gates

2801 Via Fortuna, Suite 350

Austin, TX 78746

Erik J. Halverson

Attorney at K&L Gates, LLP

70 W. Madison St., Suite 3100

Chicago, IL 60602

Peter E. Soskin

Attorney at K&L Gates LLP

Four Embarcadero Center, Suite 1200

San Francisco, CA 94111

Defendant and Counter Claimant Attorneys

Katherine Vidal

Attorney at Winston & Strawn LLP

275 Middlefield Road, Suite 205

Menlo Park, CA 94025

James Ching-I Lin

Attorney at Winston and Strawn LLP

275 Middlefield Road, Suite 205

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Samantha Maxfield Lerner

Attorney at Winston & Strawn LLP

35 W. Wacker Drive

Chicago, IL 60601-9704

Eimeric Reig-Plessis

Attorney at Winston and Strawn LLP

275 Middlefield Road, Suite 205

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Katrina Gallagher Eash

Attorney at Winston & Strawn LLP

2121 N. Pearl Street, Suite 900

Dallas, TX 75201

 

Court Documents

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58 #1

Notice of Eligibility for Video Recording

#58

#56

#55

#54

#53

#52

#51

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Exhibit I

1 #8

Exhibit G

1 #7

Exhibit F

1 #6

Exhibit E

1 #5

Exhibit D

1 #4

Exhibit C

1 #3

Exhibit B

12 #1

Supplemental Standing Order from Chief Judge Garcia re COVID19 Court Procedures

#12

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Docket Entries

  • 06/09/2021
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  • Docket(#59) CLERK'S NOTICE SETTING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE. Case Management Statement due by 9/14/2021. Initial Case Management Conference set for 9/21/2021 02:00 PM in Oakland, - To be determined. (mllS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/9/2021) (Entered: 06/09/2021)

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  • 06/09/2021
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  • Docket(#58) ORDER REASSIGNING CASE. Case reassigned using a proportionate, random, and blind system pursuant to General Order No. 44 to Judge Jon S. Tigar for all further proceedings. Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler no longer assigned to case, Notice: The assigned judge participates in the Cameras in the Courtroom Pilot Project. See General Order No. 65 and http://cand.uscourts.gov/cameras.. Signed by Clerk on 06/09/2021. (Attachments: #1 Notice of Eligibility for Video Recording)(mbcS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/9/2021) (Entered: 06/09/2021)

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  • 06/08/2021
  • Docket(#57) CLERK'S NOTICE OF IMPENDING REASSIGNMENT TO A U.S. DISTRICT COURT JUDGE: The Clerk of this Court will now randomly reassign this case to a District Judge because either (1) a party has not consented to the jurisdiction of a Magistrate Judge, or (2) time is of the essence in deciding a pending judicial action for which the necessary consents to Magistrate Judge jurisdiction have not been secured. You will be informed by separate notice of the district judge to whom this case is reassigned. ALL HEARING DATES PRESENTLY SCHEDULED BEFORE THE CURRENT MAGISTRATE JUDGE ARE VACATED AND SHOULD BE RE-NOTICED FOR HEARING BEFORE THE JUDGE TO WHOM THIS CASE IS REASSIGNED. This is a text only docket entry; there is no document associated with this notice. (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/8/2021) (Entered: 06/08/2021)

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  • 06/08/2021
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  • Docket(#56) CONSENT/DECLINATION to Proceed Before a US Magistrate Judge by Koss Corporation.. (Soskin, Peter) (Filed on 6/8/2021) (Entered: 06/08/2021)

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  • 06/01/2021
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  • Docket(#55) NOTICE of Appearance by Erik James Halverson (Halverson, Erik) (Filed on 6/1/2021) (Entered: 06/01/2021)

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  • 05/28/2021
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  • Docket(#54) NOTICE of Appearance by Peter Edward Soskin (Soskin, Peter) (Filed on 5/28/2021) (Entered: 05/28/2021)

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  • 05/25/2021
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  • Docket(#53) Order by Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler granting #52 Motion for Pro Hac Vice. Attorney Samantha M. Lerner representing Defendants. (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/25/2021) (Entered: 05/25/2021)

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  • 05/25/2021
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  • Docket(#52) MOTION for leave to appear in Pro Hac Vice ( Filing fee $ 317, receipt number 0971-16007700.) filed by Plantronics Inc, Polycom Inc. (Lerner, Samantha) (Filed on 5/25/2021) (Entered: 05/25/2021)

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  • 05/24/2021
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  • Docket(#51) CLERK'S NOTICE Re: Consent or Declination: Plaintiffs/Defendants shall file a consent or declination to proceed before a magistrate judge. Note that any party is free to withhold consent to proceed before a magistrate judge without adverse substantive consequences. The forms are available at: http://cand.uscourts.gov/civilforms. Consent/Declination due by 6/8/2021. (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/24/2021) (Entered: 05/24/2021)

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  • 05/24/2021
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  • Docket(#50) NOTICE of Appearance by James Ching-I Lin (Lin, James) (Filed on 5/24/2021) (Entered: 05/24/2021)

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  • 07/22/2020
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  • Docket(#9) MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Darlene Ghavimi for Peter E. Soskin ( Filing fee $ 100 receipt number 0542-13787967) by on behalf of KOSS Corporation. (Ghavimi, Darlene) (Entered: 07/22/2020)

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  • 07/22/2020
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  • Docket(#8) MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Darlene Ghavimi for Erik Halverson ( Filing fee $ 100 receipt number 0542-13787966) by on behalf of KOSS Corporation. (Ghavimi, Darlene) (Entered: 07/22/2020)

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  • 07/22/2020
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  • Docket(#7) MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Darlene Ghavimi for Philip A. Kunz ( Filing fee $ 100 receipt number 0542-13787964) by on behalf of KOSS Corporation. (Ghavimi, Darlene) (Entered: 07/22/2020)

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  • 07/22/2020
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  • Docket(#6) MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Darlene Ghavimi for Benjamin J. Weed ( Filing fee $ 100 receipt number 0542-13787960) by on behalf of KOSS Corporation. (Ghavimi, Darlene) (Entered: 07/22/2020)

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  • 07/22/2020
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  • Docket(#5) Certificate of Interested Parties by KOSS Corporation. (Ghavimi, Darlene) (Entered: 07/22/2020)

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  • 07/22/2020
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  • Docket(#4) Notice of Filing of Patent/Trademark Form (AO 120). AO 120 forwarded to the Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. (Ghavimi, Darlene) (Main Document 4 replaced on 7/23/2020) (am). (Entered: 07/22/2020)

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  • 07/22/2020
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  • Docket(#3) REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS by KOSS Corporation. (Ghavimi, Darlene) (Main Document 3 replaced on 7/23/2020) (am). (Entered: 07/22/2020)

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  • 07/22/2020
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  • Docket(#2) REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS by KOSS Corporation. (Ghavimi, Darlene) (Main Document 2 replaced on 7/23/2020) (am). (Entered: 07/22/2020)

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  • 07/22/2020
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  • Docket(#1) COMPLAINT ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0542-13787940), filed by KOSS Corporation. (Attachments: #1 Civil Cover Sheet, #2 Exhibit A, #3 Exhibit B, #4 Exhibit C, #5 Exhibit D, #6 Exhibit E, #7 Exhibit F, #8 Exhibit G, #9 Exhibit H, #10 Exhibit I)(Ghavimi, Darlene) (Attachment 1 replaced on 7/23/2020) (am). (Entered: 07/22/2020)

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  • 03/24/2020
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  • Docket(#12) STANDING ORDER from U.S. District Judge Alan D. Albright regarding scheduled civil hearings. Signed by Judge Alan D Albright. (Attachments: #1 Supplemental Standing Order from Chief Judge Garcia re COVID19 Court Procedures)(mc5) (Entered: 07/24/2020)

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