Represented Viacom, Inc. in trademark infringement action in which M2 Software alleged that Viacom's use of its M2: Music Television mark infringed M2 Software's rights in its M2 mark. The plaintiff sought a preliminary injunction to halt the launch of MTV’s second broadcasting network, and over $1 billion in damages. Although the judge found that the plaintiff was likely to succeed on the merits, we defeated the motion by showing that the plaintiff had unreasonably delayed in seeking an injunction. After extensive discovery, including depositions across the country, we moved for summary judgment on all of the plaintiff’s claims. The court noted that it had altered its view on the merits based on our motion, and found in our favor on all counts. The case was reversed on appeal on one count, reverse confusion. On remand, after significant motion practice, we moved for summary adjudication on the basis that the plaintiff was not entitled to any damages. The district court granted our motion and the decision was upheld on appeal by the Ninth Circuit.

M2 Software, Inc. v. Viacom, Inc., 119 F.Supp.2d 1061, (C.D. Cal. 2000).

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