Order Granting Joint Motion to Stay All Deadlines and Notice of Settlement


On this date the Court Considered the Joint Motion to Stay All Deadlines and Notice of

Settlement between Plaintiff Photonic Imaging Solutions, Inc. and Defendants Lorex Technology Inc. and Lorex Corporation. Based on the motion, the grounds set forth therein, the pleadings and other filings in this case, and the agreement of the parties to the motion, the Court finds that good cause has been established and the Joint Motion to Stay should be granted.


It is, therefore, ORDERED that all proceedings and deadlines in this case between

Photonic Imaging and Lorex be stayed for thirty (30) days.


Case No. 1:18-cv-00487


Photonic Imaging Solutions also has cases pending versus AsusTek Computer (Case No. 1:18-cv-00488), NETGEAR (Case No. 1:18-cv-00489), and Lenovo Group (Case No. 1:18-cv-00636).

Joint Motion to Stay All Deadlines and Notice of Settlement


Photonic Imaging and Lorex have reached an agreement in principle to settle all matters

in controversy between Photonic Imaging and Lorex. The parties respectfully request a stay of all case deadlines in this case between Photonic Imaging and Lorex for thirty (30) days while the parties finalize a settlement agreement and file dismissal documents with the Court.


Case No. 1:18-cv-00487


Photonic Imaging Solutions also has cases pending versus AsusTek Computer (Case No. 1:18-cv-00488), NETGEAR (Case No. 1:18-cv-00489), and Lenovo Group (Case No. 1:18-cv-00636).

Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction

On December 10, 2018, TCT made a Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction

On January 14, 2019 Semcon filed its Response in Opposition to the Motion to Dismiss

On February 15, 2019 TCT filed its Reply to Semcon's Response

On February 22, 2019 Semcon filed its Sur-Reply to TCT's Reply

On March 8, 2019 the Court "having considered the Motion and briefing, specifically Plaintiff Semcon IP Inc.’s Response 'request[ing] that it be permitted to conduct jurisdiction-related discovery', the Court hereby ORDERS limited Jurisdictional Discovery"

On May 15, 2019 the Court granted Semcon leave to file a Supplemental Response in Opposition to TCT's Motion to Dismiss

On May 22, 2019 the Court granted TCT leave to file a Supplemental Reply under seal in support of the Motion to Dismiss


Case No. 2:18-cv-00194


Interestingly, Judge Gilstrap denied a similar motion to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction after ordering limited jurisdictional discovery and conducting and evidentiary hearing. In that case, AGIS Software Development LLC v. LG Electronics, Inc. (2:17-cv-00515), LG's motion to dismiss was denied based on the stream of commerce theory of personal jurisdiction. The court reasoned that sales were conducted through an established distribution channel with knowledge, or at least reasonable foreseeability, that the products would end up in Texas. The Federal Circuit subsequently denied LG Electronics Inc’s petition for writ of mandamus from Judge Gilstrap’s decision denying their motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction (In re LG Electronics Inc., No 2019-107 (Fed Cir, 24 Jan 2019)).


AGIS was represented by the same team from Brown Rudnick that represents Semcon IP in the pending actions against TCT, Amazon, AsusTek Computer, Kyocera Corporation, Michael Kors, Louis Vuitton and Shenzhen OnePlus.