"Plaintiff Actus is a Texas limited liability company with its principal place of business in Marshall. It claims to own the rights to four patents relating to prepaid gift cards or online payment options for customers. The patents-in-suit are: U.S. Patent No. 7,328,189 issued Feb. 8, 2008, for a Method and Apparatus for Conducting Electronic Commerce Transactions Using Electronic Tokens. The plaintiff alleges that 15 defendant companies are infringing the patents-in-suit. The defendants are Amazon.com, AMDocs, American Express, Apple, Barnes & Noble, Best Buy, Cabela's, Citigroup, eBay, FirstView, Marketing Technology Concepts, Netspend, OfficeMax, U.S. Bancorp and VivoTech. Klausner Technologies Inc. vs. Qwest Communications Corp. et al. Plaintiff Klausner claims it owns two patents related to telephone answering devices. U.S. Patent No. 5,572,576 was issued Nov. 5, 1996. Both patents are titled "Telephone Answering Device Linking Displayed Data with Recorded Audio Message." Klausner alleges that six defendant companies are infringing the '576 Patent. The defendants are Qwest, Yahoo, Panasonic, Ribbit Corp., SpinVox and ooma. Deep Nines Inc. vs. McAfee Inc. and Secure Computing Corp. Plaintiff Deep Nines is a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business in Dallas. Deep Nines is alleging infringement of three of its patents: U.S. Patent No. 7,058,976 issued June 6, 2006, for an Intelligent Feedback Loop Process Control System, U.S. Patent No. 6,930,978 issued Aug. 16, 2005, for a System and Method for Traffic Management Control in a Data Transmission Network., U.S. Patent No. 7,380,272 issued Aug. 16, 2005, for a System and Method for Detecting and Eliminating IP Spoofing in a Data Transmission Network."