Case Name: Joao Control and Monitoring Systems LLC v. Ford Motor Company
Docket Number: 4:12-cv-14004-MAG-MAR
Date Filed: 9/11/2012
Judge: Hon. Mark A. Goldsmith
Joao Control and Monitoring Systems LLC filed suit against Ford Motor Company for patent infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,917,405 entitled “Control Apparatus and Methods for Vehicles” and No. 6,549,130 entitled “Control Apparatus and Method for Vehicles and/or for Premises.” Plaintiff alleges that Ford infringed on their patents when using them for its Ford Sync 911 software and hardware. On December 24, 2013, this and other cases between the parties were consolidated. The designated lead case number is now 13-13615.