Trial Victories

September 15, 2014 - In conjunction with co-counsel from The Pitcock Law Group, Andrew W. Spangler secured a $1.3 million verdict on behalf of his client Personal Audio, LLC.  As reported by The Washington Examiner, "The jury, for the U.S. District Cour for the Eastern District of Texas, found CBS Corporation ingringed on Personal Audio LLC's U.S. Patent No. 8,112,504."  After a weeklong trial, the jury deliberated for only a few hours before concluding the patent was not invalid and that CBS infringed all four of the asserted claims.

November 23, 2013 - Andrew W. Spangler, in conjunction with co-counsel at the law firm of Russ, August & Kabat, secured a multi-million dollar patent infringement verdict against Newegg, Inc. on behalf of TQP Development, LLC. Newegg is the second largest online retailer insists that it never settles, and touted the case as the strongest it had ever taken on trial. After just a few hours of deliberations, the jury found that Newegg directly and indirectly infringed TQP's patent on encryption methods, and affirmed the validity of TQP's patent.

February 29, 2012 - An East Texas jury returned a $1 million verdict in favor of Spanlger Law's client Internet Machine, LLC after finding that its two patents were valid and infringed. The jury concluded that the six defendants, including PLX Technology, Inc. and GE Intelligent Platforms Embedded Systems, Inc., infringed all nineteen asserted claims through direct and induced infringement. As reported in IP Law 360, "The jury delivered its verdict after a weeklong trial, finding that all of Internet Machines' claims on the two patents were valid and that the companies had willfully violated them by selling certain PCI Express switches - devices used in a computer's motherboard." Mr. Spangler was a pivotal part of the trial team that shaped this favorable result for Internet Machines.  This verdict was recently affirmed by the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.

June 17, 2011 - Andrew W. Spangler of Spangler Law P.C. in conjunction with the law firm of Russ, August & Kabat represented a patent holder, Clear with Computers, LLC in an infringement against Hyundai Motors America, Inc. An East Texasjury found Hyundai infringed the patents owned by Clear with Computers, LLC and awarded and $11.5 million dollar verdict, which was later confirmed on appeal by the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.