United States District Court, E.D. Texas, Sherman Division
EVICAM INTERNATIONAL, INC.
ENFORCEMENT VIDEO, LLC d/b/a WATCHGUARD VIDEO
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER
L. MAZZANT UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE.
before the Court is Enforcement Video, LLC d/b/a WatchGuard
Video's (“WatchGuard”) Motion for Summary
Judgment for Invalidity Against the Asserted Claims of U.S.
Patent No. 6, 211, 907 (Dkt. #68). After considering the
relevant pleadings, the Court denies WatchGuard's motion.
International, Inc. (“Evicam”) alleges WatchGuard
infringes U.S. Patent Nos. 6, 211, 907 (the “'907
Patent”) and 6, 950, 013. For the '907 Patent,
Evicam asserts Claims 3, 8, 13, 18, 19, 22, 24, and 27 (the
“Asserted Claims”). Every Asserted Claim depends
from either independent Claim 1 or 26, which share common
claim elements. All Asserted Claims except for Claim 27
depend on independent Claim 1. Claim 1 recites:
1. An on board secure vehicle mounted surveillance system
a) at least one video camera monitoring the interior and the
exterior of the vehicle and for generating video signals of
an incident proximate the vehicle;
b) a recording device for capturing and securely storing and
video signals having a coded access;
c) a code for providing coded access to said recording
d) means for down loading said video signal from said coded
access recording device.
'907 Patent at 10:51-61. Asserted Claim 27 depends on
independent Claim 26, which similarly recites:
26. A method for the secure surveillance of incidents
involving vehicles comprising:
a) activating an on board secure vehicle mounted surveillance
system having at least one video camera for generating video
signals of an incident proximate to the vehicle;
b) generating a video signal of an incident proximate to the
c) storing said video signal of an incident proximate to the
vehicle on a secure large capacity, code ...