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NPR Resolves Secure Axcess Litigation

NPR is co-counsel  representing Secure Axcess, LLC in its litigation against various banks in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. After all remaining parties filed motions to dismiss pursuant to various settlement, release, and license agreements, Judge Davis entered a final judgment today, ending the case. Secure Axcess is represented

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NPR Wins an $87.5 Million Gas Royalty Settlement from Range Resources

NPR represented a class of royalty owners in this action against Range Resources, an energy company with substantial interests in Oklahoma oil and gas wells. The class members in this case alleged Range unlawfully deducted certain pre-marketing costs from the class members’ royalty payments. The class also claimed Range consistently sent false and/or misleading check

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NPR Resolves ICH Litigation

NPR represents ICH in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Tyler Division against several “smart” meter manufacturers. The remaining parties have resolved the litigation through a settlement and dismissal of the action.  

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NPR Obtains Final Approval of $155 Million Gas Royalty Settlement

NPR served as co-class counsel in this action alleging QEP, an energy company with oil and gas operations in Oklahoma, secretly and systematically made unlawful deductions from a class of royalty owners’ monthly royalty payments.  Specifically, the class alleged, among other things, that QEP ignored Oklahoma law and the class members’ oil and gas leases by

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NPR Resolves ThinkOptics Litigation

NPR represents ThinkOptics in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in its litigation against Nintendo and other hardware manufacturers. ThinkOptics alleged that Nintendo—and others—infringe its pointing-based controller technology embodied in Nintendo and aftermarket Wii controllers. A few days before trial, the remaining parties reached a settlement that disposed of all

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NPR Obtains $115 Million Judgment Against Illumina

NPR represents Syntrix Biosystems, Inc. in its lawsuit against Illumina Inc. NPR has obtained a judgment on behalf of Syntrix Biosystems, Inc. of $115,106,105—the amount of the jury’s previous verdict plus prejudgment interest and supplemental damages, and an ongoing royalty of 8% of infringing sales.  

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NPR Obtains Order Against Illumina for Future Royalties

NPR represents Syntrix Biosystems, Inc. in its lawsuit against Illumina Inc.  After securing a $96 million jury verdict, NPR obtained an order requiring Illumina to pay Syntrix an 8% future royalty on all infringing sales. Syntrix Biosystems, Inc. is represented by NPR associate Winn Cutler.

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NPR Welcomes Ross Leonoudakis To The Team

NPR is pleased to announce that Ross Leonoudakis has joined the firm as an associate. Ross is a recent honors graduate of Baylor Law School. Ross was the Articles and Notes editor for the Baylor Law Review. His practice will be initially geared toward intellectual property, personal injury, products liability and mass tort litigation. NPR

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