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Trademark litigation for multinational Fortune 100 mail, package, and freight delivery corporation
The firm represented a multinational Fortune 100 mail, package, and freight delivery corporation in a trademark infringement matter. The more
Trademark portfolio management for Weather Group Television
Provides brand management and portfolio maintenance, advice, licensing, litigation and other assistance in connection with trademarks, copyrights, more
General Electric Company and General Electric Capital Corporation v. Nantucket Funding LLC, et al.
Obtained a temporary restraining order thwarting the misuse of the client's trademark by a loan services company seeking to enter into loan more
Technology and brand protection advice for Oldcastle Inc.
Represents Oldcastle Inc. in the protection of its technology throughout North America by providing patent advice, clearance, protection, and more
Intellectual property advice for Furniture Brands International, Inc.
Represents Furniture Brands International, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of home furnishings, including such brands as Broyhill, more
Trademark registration for Chippendales *
Represents Chippendales in its efforts to obtain inherently distinctive registration for it's famous Cuff's and Collars uniform.  The case is more
Trademark litigation for Chippendales *
Represented Chippendales in trademark infringement suit against manufacturer and distributor of Chickendales slot machine. Resulted in a successful more
General Media Communications, Inc. v. Heu
Obtained ruling effectively reversing UDRP decision by National Arbitration Forum that GMCI, publisher of Penthouse magazine, had engaged in more
Intellectual property litigation and counseling services for a major world chemical producer
Represent a Fortune 500 company and major world producer of chemicals, fibers and plastics, by providing a full range of intellectual more
Trademark and unfair competition matters for Diageo North America
Represents Diageo North America in a variety of trademark and unfair competition matters, including litigation in federal district court and before more
Zino Davidoff S.A. v. CVS Corp.
Obtained a preliminary injunction, which was affirmed on appeal, enjoining CVS's sale of decoded gray market DAVIDOFF COOL WATER fragrances, as well more
Trademark and unfair competition litigation for Compex Int’l Co. Ltd.
Successfully represented Compex International Co. Ltd., a major manufacturer of outdoor patio furniture, in a bench trial against claims by more
Intellectual property counseling for major apparel retailer and wholesaler
Serves as outside intellectual property counsel for international apparel retailer and wholesaler for over 75 years in connection with U.S. and more
Murray v. National Broadcasting Co. *
Obtained summary judgment on behalf of NBC in idea submission case brought by former employee who allegedly originated idea for The Cosby Show. more
Mr. Electric Corp. v. Reiad Khalil, et. al.
Achieved a win on behalf of our client, The Dwyer Group, and specifically its Mr. Electric subsidiary, against Alber Electric, a business operated by  more
Trademark portfolio management for Golder Associates
Represents Golder Associates, an international environmental consulting company, in protecting, maintaining, and enforcing key brands domestically more
Trademark and unfair competition matters for WMS Gaming Inc.
Represents WMS Gaming Inc., a leader in the video gaming equipment industry, in trademark litigation before federal trial and appellate courts more
Trademark portfolio management for leading manufacturer of waterproof, breathable fabric
Represents leading manufacturer of waterproof, breathable fabric in connection with the enforcement of the company's trademarks. more
Creative defense of Banque Audi in dilution case *
Represented Banque Audi, one of the largest consumer banks in Lebanon that also does business in the U.S. and whose name is identical to a major car more
Pan American World Airways Inc. v. Flight 001 Inc.
Defeated a motion for a preliminary injunction brought by Pan American World Airways against our clients Flight 001, Inc. and Flight 001 Holdings, more
Ewald v. DaimlerChrysler Corp.
Represented DaimlerChrysler Corporation when the owner of the RUBICON mark for cargo trailers sought to enjoin our client from using RUBICON for more
Marriott International Inc. v. Sunburst Hospitality Corporation
Lead counsel for Marriott International Corporation in trademark infringement litigation to enforce rights in Residence Inn and Courtyard brands. more
American Eagle Outfitters Inc. v. Payless Shoesource Inc.
Represented American Eagle Outfitters in asserting its trademarks and advertising motif relative to advertising and sale of AMERICAN EAGLE footwear more
Chrysler Group LLC v. USA Wholesale Scooters, Inc., et al.
Represented Chrysler Group in obtaining preliminary and permanent injunctive relief against Defendants’ use of the JEEPSTER mark and Jeep Grille more
Preliminary injunction for real estate companies protecting their trademark *
Obtained a preliminary injunction on behalf of three real estate companies, preventing the defendant from using our clients' names to describe its more
University of Kansas v. Larry Sinks, et al.
Successfully represented University of Kansas in a trial against JoeCollege.com, a retailer selling various apparel using colors and other more
Domain name dispute actions for multiple representative clients
The firm represented numerous trademark owners in domain name dispute actions arising under the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act and under  more
Zino Davidoff S.A. v. Holbrook Wholesalers Inc. *
Obtained temporary restraining order and consent order enjoining sale of counterfeit and gray market DAVIDOFF fragrances, as well as significant more
Worldwide recordation project for Caesars Entertainment Inc. *
Conducted a worldwide recordation project for Caesars Entertainment Inc. to reflect a change of name. more
adidas America Inc. and adidas-Salomon AG v. Payless Shoesource Inc.
Represented adidas America Inc. and adidas-Salomon AG in trademark infringement litigation against Payless Shoesource involving the more Case Study
Counsel to CLC International LLC on trademark clearance, brand management and other matters
Represents the Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), one of the most successful licensing companies in the United States. CLC is the exclusive more
Intellectual property protection for one of the world's leading entertainment technology companies
Serves as intellectual property counsel for one of the world's leading entertainment technology companies overseeing protection of intellectual more
Patent and trademark portfolio management work for Renfro Corporation
We are outside IP counsel to this company, which is the world's largest manufacturer of socks under such well-known brands as POLO, RALPH LAUREN, HOT  more
Trademark infringement for a Fortune 500 multinational computer software manufacturer
Successfully represented a Fortune 500 multinational corporation that designs and manufactures consumer electronics and computer software more
Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University et al. v. Smack Apparel Co.
Represented four major universities and The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC) in a trade dress infringement case. In an attempt to avoid the more
New Homefinders Inc. v. Network Communications Inc.
Defended Network Communications Inc., a national publishing company, in a trademark infringement action. Obtained summary judgment that the more
Trademark services for American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.
Represents American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., the leading youth lifestyle brand, in intellectual property matters. more
Trademark counsel for the American Cancer Society
Represents the American Cancer Society in trademark matters and in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal more
Trademark portfolio management for Spectrum Brands
Manage the extensive trademark portfolio of Spectrum Brands, a global manufacturer of batteries, shavers, hair dryers and other personal care more
Trademark and copyright advice for Flowers Foods Inc.
Represents Flowers Foods Inc., a leading producer of baked goods, and its subsidiaries in various trademark, unfair competition, false advertising, more
Procter & Gamble Co. v. Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP
Served as lead counsel for Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP in the defense of our client against a trademark infringement suit. The more
Global patent and trademark strategy for Porex Corporation
Advises Porex Corporation in developing and coordinating global patent strategy, preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the areas of more
Trademark portfolio protection for Equifax Inc.
Represents Equifax Inc., one of the United States' largest credit reporting agencies, by helping Equifax protect and maintain its trademarks, more
Trademark counsel to Putt-Putt LLC
Represents Putt-Putt LLC, an entertainment franchise company, as counsel on all aspects of the company’s business, including licensing of the more
Intellectual property portfolio management services for one of the largest apparel companies in the world
Represents one of the largest apparel companies in the world in protecting their hosiery, hosiery machinery, knitwear, casual wear, shoes, lingerie more
Texas Tech Univ. v. Spiegelberg
Represented Collegiate Licensing Company in litigation to protect the school colors and verbal trademarks of a Texas-based university. The more
Global trademark licensing and portfolio management and enforcement for JA Apparel Corp. (dba Joseph Abboud)
The firm serves as global trademark and licensing counsel to JA Apparel Corp., a $400 million worldwide lifestyle apparel, home furnishings and more
Lulu Enterprises Inc. v. Hulu LLC
The firm served as lead trial counsel for Hulu LLC, a news corporation, and NBC Universal collaborative venture in the suit related to the launch of more
H-D Michigan Inc. v. Top Quality Service Inc.
Represented Harley-Davidson Motor Company in winning a reversal in the United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit. The Court held  more
Trademark portfolio management for one of the world's leading providers of lighting fixtures
Manages all aspects of the extensive trademark portfolio of one of the world's leading providers of lighting fixtures and related products and more
Pennington Seed, Inc. & Pennington Seed of Nebraska, Inc. v. United Industries Corp., d/b/a Spectrum Brands
Represented United Industries Corporation (d/b/a Spectrum Brands) in trademark litigation against a competitor and successfully settled the matter more
Trademark merchandising for Merv Griffin Entertainment *
Represents Merv Griffin Entertainment in trademark and copyright matters including clearance of title for new TV projects and disputes with respect more
Huber Corp. v. Georgia-Pacific Corp.
Represented Georgia-Pacific LLC in a trademark infringement suit brought against it by one of its major competitors in the building more
Acquisition for Acuity Brands Inc.
Served as buyer's counsel for Acuity Brands Lighting Inc., one of the world's leading providers of lighting fixtures and related products and more
License for domain name for Lasvegas.com *
Represented Lasvegas.com LLC in negotiating a 99-year license for domain name, including formation of special-purpose LLC to hold intellectual more
Trademark portfolio management for a Fortune 500 multinational consumer electronics and computer software manufacturer
Represents a California-based Fortune 500 multinational corporation that designs and manufactures consumer electronics and computer software  more
Synergistic Int’l, LLC v. Korman
Represented the owner of the GLASS DOCTOR mark in a trademark infringement suit against a company that had used the mark WINDSHIELD DOCTOR for 17 more
Pixels.com, LLC v. Instagram LLC
Represented Instagram in trademark infringement and breach of contract litigation against a user of Instagram’s API Platform. more
Trademark enforcement assistance for luxury hotel and residences provider
Provide global trademark enforcement advice and assistance to renowned hotel and temporary residence company. more
Manage high volume U.S. search program
Leading a team of attorneys, provide high volume U.S. trademark search opinion services to a multinational beauty company. more
Bodum USA, Inc. v. Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
Represented Williams-Sonoma, Inc. against trademark infringement claims rooted in an initial interest confusion theory based on the retailer’s more
Spiece v. Levi Strauss & Co.
Represented client in lawsuit involving terminated distributor asserting counterclaims for antitrust violations, deceptive franchise practices and more
Levi Strauss & Co. v. Ganaderia Brasil
Represented client in AAA arbitration against a former licensee involving trademark infringement, breach of contract, and tortious interference more
Trademark portfolio management and enforcement assistance for AXIS Capital Holdings
Represents AXIS Capital Holdings, an international reinsurance services provider, in trademark clearance, protection, portfolio management, and more
NFL Properties LLC v. Humphries, et al.
Represented NFL Properties and its member clubs in securing a broad temporary restraining order and seizure order, permitting law enforcement to more
Trademark portfolio management and enforcement assistance for Xignux
Represents Xignux, a Mexican industrial consortium, in an array of trademark matters for it and its affiliate companies in the electrical, wire and more
Trademark portfolio management assistance to AutomationDirect.com Inc.
Provides trademark portfolio management and litigation assistance to AutomationDirect.com Inc.  Founded as an alternative to established industrial more
Trademark portfolio management and enforcement work for Flexitallic Investments Inc.
Represents Flexitallic Investments Inc., a global industrial sealing solutions company, in setting a standard in the industry.  Often requested by more
Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. & Chicago Cubs Baseball Club, LLC v. Stevens et al.
Represented Major League Baseball Properties and the Chicago Cubs Baseball Club, LLC in a widely publicized lawsuit in federal court in Illinois

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Trademark counsel for entertainment studios
Manage and conduct domestic and global film and TV title clearance projects for entertainment studios and content creators. more
Trademark counsel for a global fashion company
Provides international and domestic trademark portfolio management, enforcement, and counseling services to a global fashion company. more
Trademark counsel to a large non-profit humanitarian organization
We provide extensive trademark counseling to a large non-profit humanitarian organization. We also manage the organization's domestic and more
Trademark enforcement counsel to Marriott International
The firm serves as primary outside trademark counsel for Marriott, managing the portfolio programs of all 16 of its internationally known hotel and more
Trademark counsel for a multinational hospitality company
Provide counsel to a multinational hospitality company related to international and domestic trademark portfolio management, enforcement, and license  more
Business and corporate strategy and trademark protection for The HoneyBaked Ham Company, LLC
Represents The HoneyBaked Ham Company, LLC, in all aspects of the company’s business including business and corporate strategy, trademark enforcement  more
Global trademark portfolio counsel to Celanese Corporation
Celanese Corporation is a global technology and specialty materials company that engineers and manufactures a wide variety of products essential to more
Trademark counsel for Marriott International
Primary outside trademark counsel for Marriott, managing the portfolio programs of all 16 of its internationally known hotel and hospitality brands. more
FN Herstal, S.A. v. Clyde Armory, Inc. et al
Represented FN Herstal, S.A., a Belgian firearms and weapons manufacturer in a trademark infringement case against Clyde Armory involving our more
Rufflebutts, Inc. v. Mothers Lounge, et al.
Successfully represented the defendant manufacturer and seller of premium children’s products against claims of trademark infringement, including more
Q Publishing Group Ltd. v. OutFront Media Inc.
Representing Outfront Media (formerly CBS Outdoor) in a trademark infringement matter filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. more
Viacom International Inc. v. John Does 1-5
Representing Viacom in a case filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California against the website operator, Nick Reboot, in more
Formation and implementation of franchise program for multiple clients
Represents multiple clients with the formation and implementation of their franchise programs, including franchise registration issues, disclosure more
Trademark advice for Paramount Pictures
We advised Paramount on trademark issues raised by television and film titles. more
Parts.com v. Yahoo! Inc.
Represented Yahoo in lawsuit filed by the registrant of the domain name <parts.com>, which is also a trademark registered with the USPTO. The more
Trademark litigation for well-known American film studio and distributor
We represented well-known movie studios and television networks against a trademark lawsuit filed by an oil corporation which alleged more
Trademark litigation for adidas
The firm has represented adidas for almost 20 years in the United States in a wide range of significant trademark litigation, including the largest more
Trademark clearance for multi-billion dollar merger forming one of the world’s largest paper and packaging companies
We represented two leading paper and packaging companies in connection with the worldwide trademark clearance of proposed names and logos during more
Edible Arrangements International, LLC v. 1-800-Flowers.com, Inc.
We are defending 1-800-Flowers in a suit filed by Edible Arrangements, Inc. (D. Conn.), seeking damages in excess of $101,000,000 for alleged

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Josh Agle Inc. et al. v. Fusion Entertainment et al.
Successfully obtained trial court order dismissing trademark and copyright infringement claims for Fusion Entertainment with respect to alleged use more
Moab Industries LLC v. Chrysler Group LLC
We are representing Chrysler in a case against Moab Industries LLC in which Moab Industries claims that Chrysler infringed its purported more
Counsel to Ace Group International, LLC
Provides client counseling relating to brand management, portfolio maintenance, licensing, litigation and copyright matters. more
Bank of America Corp. v. Banc of America Auto Sales
Successfully represented Bank of America in a trademark and dilution action involving the use of the name Banc America Auto Sales for a reseller of more
30th Street Guitars, Inc. v. Jaco Pastorius, Inc., et al.
Successfully represented the heirs of Jaco Pastorius, the celebrated electric bass guitarist, in obtaining the return of the well-known "Bass of more
Successful settlement of global trademark dispute
Successfully negotiated favorable settlement of a global trademark dispute for a music industry client involving mutual consents to registration and more
Trademark counsel for online game and information service company
In an ex parte appeal to the USPTO’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, overcame a refusal to register on descriptiveness grounds in connection with more
Successful defense in administrative proceedings
Working closely with local counsel, successfully defended global financial services client in four concurrent administrative proceedings (two CTM more
Levi Strauss & Co et al. v. Papikian Entreprises Inc. et al.
Represented Levi Strauss & Co. in a trademark infringement suit against an online infringer.Levi Strauss & Co. v. Papikian, No. more
Domain name dispute for 1stdibs.com
Represented 1stdibs.com, a leading fine art and design marketplace, in cybersquatting, trademark infringement and dilution action in the SDNY. more
Plasmanet Inc. v. Iwin Inc. et al.
Defended one of the earliest online gaming companies, iwin.com, against a claim that its web site design infringed the trade dress of the plaintiff's  more
Patent, trademark and copyright advice and counsel for Custom Design WallCovering
Advice and counsel provided in areas of patent, trademark and copyright to Custom Design WallCovering, a designer and supplier of wallcovering more
Negotiated international apparel company's sponsorship agreement
Negotiated international apparel company’s exclusivity multimillion primary sponsorship of a major racing series event including resolution of more
Global clearance on expedited basis when Cendant Corporation breaks into five new companies *
When Cendant Corporation decided to divide its holdings into five separate wholly independent businesses, it needed to clear the new names for the more
Trademark and advertising counseling for Butterball LLC
The firm serves as trademark and advertising counsel for Butterball LLC.  We provide marketing and advertising advice and counsel and enforce its more
Rubicon Communications LP v. AT&T Intellectual Prop. II, L.P., et al.
Represented various AT&T entities in negotiating a favorable settlement before trial in litigation involving purported breaches of a previous more
Special counsel to a Fortune 100 financial services company in trademark dispute *
Served as special counsel to a Fortune 100 financial services company with respect to it's change of name arising out of a merger and more
Paramount Pictures Corporation v. Jon Langley et al.
Represented Paramount Pictures Corporation just weeks before the release of its holiday blockbuster motion picture, "Varsity Blues," the more
Avon Products, Inc. v. Beth Stone Kim, et al. *
Successfully represented Avon Products Inc. in shutting down a web site using the name and mark AVON CALLING that was reselling Avon products. Avon more
Trademark and right of publicity work for musical group R.E.M.
The firm provides general trademark prosecution and counseling services to the world-renowned musical group, R.E.M. Services include overseeing an more
Patent and trademark services for Altama Delta Corporation
Represents Altama Delta Corporation, a military footwear manufacturer and distributor, in its patent and trademark matters, including clearance, more
Advice for educational media startup *
Advised founder of multilingual educational media startup on copyright, trademark and related matters. more
Patent procurement for a thermal engineering company
Advises a thermal engineering company that manufactures tubes for use in a variety of industries, including HVAC, refrigeration and appliance, and more
Trademark and copyright advice and counsel to Laminating Services Inc.
Provide advice and counsel in areas of trademark and copyright to Laminating Services Inc., a global manufacturer and supplier of wallcovering more
Pearson Education Inc.
Represented Pearson Education Inc., the world's largest educational publisher, in obtaining an injunction to prevent the use of mymathlabhelp.com, as  more
Format agreement for an online gaming company
Represented an online gaming company in connection with a format agreement for televised poker tournaments. more
Brand development and brand protection
Performs not only trademark clearance and application work, but also domestic and international policing, anticounterfeiting, franchising, licensing,  more
Intellectual property advice and counsel for Colour & Design Inc.
Advice and counsel provided in all areas of patent, trademark and copyright to Colour & Design Inc., global manufacturer, designer and supplier more
Trademark and copyright advice for non-profit organizations
Provide trademark and copyright advice and registration for hundreds of non-profit organizations located in the communities in which we work. more
Intellectual enforcement programs for Levi Strauss & Co.
Design and implement various enforcement programs aimed at stopping the distribution of counterfeit and gray market LEVI’S® jeans, as well as more
NBTY, Inc. v. USA Nutritionals, Inc. and Action Labs, Inc. *
Successfully represented defendants, USA Nutritionals Inc., sued for alleged trademark infringement of the mark U.S. NUTRITION based on their use of more
Multiple counterfeiting cases for Louis Vuitton S.A.
Represented Louis Vuitton in the prosecution of multiple counterfeiting cases, including Louis Vuitton v. Wright, 24 U.S.P.Q.2d 1706 (N.D. more
Polo Ralph Lauren v. Hagege
Filed suit against the defendant for trademark infringement and unfair competition based on his unauthorized sale and distribution of apparel bearing  more
Trademark advice for Royal Ten Cate (USA), Inc.
Represents Royal Ten Cate (USA), Inc., a global leader in industrial textile fabrics, and its related companies in various trademark more
Trademark and copyright counsel to Patty Madden Inc.
Provide advice and counsel to Patty Madden Inc., leading designer of wallcovering patterns, including trademark and copyright counsel, licensing  more
USA Nutritionals, Inc. v. Innovative Labs LLC, et al. *
Successfully represented USA Nutritionals, a vitamin and supplement manufacturer, in obtaining damages in an action against a former manufacturer more
Thomasville Furniture Industries Inc. v. Thomasville Express Inc. et al.
Lead counsel for Thomasville Furniture, Inc. in trademark infringement action. Negotiated settlement agreement which resolved the case.

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Moss v. Grypyon Development Inc. *
Obtained summary adjudication and an award of attorneys' fees and costs for Sears and Circle of Beauty in an unfair competition case involving more
Trademark counsel for ski resorts
Provide outside trademark counsel for a number of Colorado's most famous ski and snowboard resorts. more
Negotiated co-existing licensing agreement between U.S. and U.K. companies *
Negotiated co-existing licensing agreement between one of the largest U.S. commercial banks and an U.K. investment group with respect to worldwide more
TPI Holdings, Inc. v. Josh Bond
Successfully represented TPI Holdings regarding protection of its AUTOTRADER mark against Defendant’s online use of a similar mark.

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Complex negotiations for large metropolitan health care provider *
Represented large metropolitan health care provider that included four suburban hospitals in complex negotiations with acclaimed medical school more
Sara Lee Corp. v. Kayser-Roth Corp.
Represented the manufacturer of L’eggs® pantyhose in action to enjoin use of LEG LOOKS® mark on re-designed packaging. The Fourth Circuit reversed more
Cabell v. Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc.
Served as lead counsel in representing Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., actor/writer Adam Sandler and writer Judd Apatow, et al., in a copyright, more
Alan Weiss v. National Football League Properties, Inc. and Logo Athletic, Inc. and The Five Smiths, Inc. d/b/a The Atlanta Falcons
Represented the National Football League and Atlanta Falcons in a trademark dispute involving rights in and to the “Dirty Bird” mark. Alan Weiss more
Curtis James Jackson III v. Vision Plant Pictures LLC et al.
Defended a producer of a documentary against a right of publicity and trademark claim by performer “50 Cent.” Our client had created a documentary more
Volcom Inc. v. Roc Nation LLC
Defended Jay Z and Roc Nation against a claim of trademark infringement. Volcom Inc. alleged that the red diamond design used by Roc Nation in more
Trademark counseling and portfolio management
Trademark counseling and portfolio management to Oracle (enterprise software), Dignity Health (healthcare), Nexant, Inc. (energy sector software), more
Brand licensing and counsel to a market-leading innovator of lighting products
Brand licensing and counsel to a market-leading innovator of lighting products, LED components, and semiconductor products, to audit and update more
Counseling and patent procurement services for international leader in the development of optical multi-touch technology
Provides intellectual property counseling and patent procurement services to an international leader in the development of optical multi-touch more
Trademark infringement for a national steakhouse franchisor
Represented a national steakhouse franchisor against a third party operating under a confusingly similar mark.  Obtained a permanent injunction and more
Thomasville Furniture Industries Inc. v. Alvin T. Lambeth d/b/a Thomasville Freight Lines
Lead counsel for Thomasville Furniture, Inc. Obtained judgment, permanent injunction and order for attorney’s fees.

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Josh Agle Inc. et al. v. Fusion Entertainment et al.
Successfully obtained trial court order dismissing trademark and copyright infringement claims for Fusion Entertainment with respect to alleged use more
Phoenix International Inc. v. Robinson Technical Southeast Inc.
The firm serves as lead counsel on behalf of Robinson Technical Products, a welding equipment and supplies wholesaler, in trademark and design patent  more
Negotiation of arena naming rights
Negotiated a multi-million dollar naming rights deal for the 10,000-seat arena at the University of Central Florida (the second-largest university in  more
Trademark counsel for major soft drink manufacturer *
Internet counseling and litigation, including content and domain name disputes and enforcement actions.

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Blue Marlin Corporation et al. v. VF Corporation et al.
Obtained preliminary injunction against major clothing manufacturer's infringement of client's "five star" trademarks under a “reverse confusion” more
International arbitration for a clothing manufacturer
Represent a U.S. clothing manufacturer in an ongoing international arbitration at the London Court of International Arbitration concerning more
Pearson Education Inc. v. Triumph Learning LLC
Served as lead defense counsel for publisher, Pearson Education, Inc. in a trademark dispute in which defendant claimed that the title of one of more
Trademark infringement litigation expert witness
Retained as expert witness in trademark infringement litigation involving blank forms doctrine.

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Domain name disputes for Overhead Door Company of Atlanta
Successfully represented Overhead Door Company of Atlanta (OHDATL), a distributor of garage door products, against two competitors who were using more
Hollywood Stock Exchange, Ltd. v. Pavel Ektov, et al. *
Successfully represented Hollywood Stock Exchange, which owns and operates the popular HSX.COM simulated entertainment securities trading game on the  more
Trademark applications for game and toy manufacturer *
Successfully opposed trademark applications and cancelled trademarks on behalf of major game and toy manufacturer. more
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University v. Hokie Real Estate Inc.
Successfully defended Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in trademark infringement litigation against Hokie Real more
Trademark portfolio management for ESi Acquisition Inc.
Represents ESi Acquisition Inc. in trademark matters, including the provision of domestic and international trademark assistance to protect the more
Trademark portfolio management for apparel design and sourcing company
Provide global trademark portfolio management and enforcement advice and assistance to an apparel design and sourcing company with prominent more
Trademark counsel for a global music label
Serves as counsel to one of the largest music labels in the industry on trademark enforcement, prosecution and Internet issues. more
United Pet Group Inc. v. Salix Corporation and Salix LLC
Represented United Pet Group, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of pet products, in trade dress litigation against a competitor. Case settled more
Formation and implementation of franchise program for multiple clients
Represents multiple clients with the formation and implementation of their franchise program, including franchise registration and disclosure issues,  more
Blingville LLC v. Zynga Inc. et al.
Represented Zynga. The plaintiff was preparing to launch a social game called “BlingVille,” and filed a declaratory judgment action after receiving more
Thomasville Furniture Industries Inc. v. Terry W. Little d/b/a Thomasville Furniture Integrity Group
Lead counsel for Thomasville Furniture, Inc. Obtained judgment, permanent injunction and order for attorney’s fees.

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Representation of home furnishings retailer in copyright and trademark infringement
Defended leading home furnishings retailer in copyright and trademark infringement action. more
Intellectual property matters for Premiere Global Services
Represents Premiere Global Services, a major provider of a global communications platform, in trademark, copyright and false advertising matters, more
Victorinox AG v. U.S. Flash & Tech. LLC, B&B Mega Serv. LLC a/k/a XYZ Enter., and Mesmerized Prod. Inc. d/b/a LOGOpremiums.com
Represented Victorinox Swiss Army in action for trademark infringement, trade dress infringement, unfair competition, false and deceptive more
International Liturgy Publications d/b/a Vince Ambrosetti Ministries and Vince Ambrosetti v. Silver Burdett Ginn and Pearson Education, Inc. *
Successfully opposed a preliminary injunction for alleged infringement of plaintiffs’ claimed BLEST ARE WE mark based on the use of the mark BLEST more
Trademark litigation for a financial and technology company *
Successfully represented a financial and technology company in stopping the use and registration of a mark related to their name being used for more
NBA Properties and NFL Properties Inc. v. Dahlonega Mint Inc.
Prosecuting actions against infringers and counterfeiters on behalf of both National Football League (NFL) Properties and NBA Properties. In NBA more
Intellectual property litigation strategy for Williams-Sonoma, Inc. and Pottery Barn, Inc.
Designed and implemented litigation strategy for combating use of the company’s trademarks in connection with pornographic websites. more
Walter v. Chippendales USA LLC et al.
Successfully represented Chippendales USA LLC in employment and trademark litigation. A former dancer was discharged in February 2012 and signed a

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GED Testing Service LLC et al. v. Amjad Pervaiz et al.
Obtained a $6 million dollar default judgment and permanent injunction against online counterfeiters. Defendants operated a ring of at least 32 more
Defense of trademark infringement for Calvin Klein Cosmetics Corp.
Obtained favorable settlement of trademark infringement action involving the EUPHORIA mark for fragrances for Calvin Klein Cosmetics Corporation. more
Brokers Choice of America Inc. v. Senior Planners Inc. et al.
Represented Brokers Choice of America Inc., copyright owner, against competitor in litigation involving infringing use of insurance advertising more
Trademark and copyright advice and counsel for Economic Development Resource Guide
Advice and counsel in areas of patent, trademark and copyright to Economic Development Resource Guide, a provider of state-of-the-art consulting more
National Broadcasting Co. v. Sonnabend *
Successfully tried copyright infringement case brought by NBC against a videotape distributor selling unauthorized copies of an acclaimed 1950s more
Trademark dispute for pharmaceutical company
Successfully and efficiently settled a trademark dispute between two pharmaceutical companies on a worldwide basis, shortly after adversarial more
Givenchy S.A. v. BCBG Max Azria Group Inc.
Represented Givenchy and argued that Givenchy’s handbag design functioned as a protectable trade dress. The defendant produced a line of “fast more
Owens v. Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co.
Defended Pepsi Bottler against claim that wholesaling restrictions to prevent transshipment violate state unfair trade practice laws. N.C. Supreme more
Levi Strauss & Co. v. Abercrombie & Fitch Trading Co.
Represented appellant Levi Strauss & Co. in successful appeal from the trial court's judgment rejecting its trademark dilution claim. The Ninth

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Defense of trademark infringement and dilution action for Pearson Education *
Represented declaratory judgment plaintiff, Pearson Education, accused of trademark infringement and dilution. Successfully defended against efforts more
Trademark protection for global snack food company
The firm served as lead counsel for global snack food company in the protection of its trademark from a generic challenge and from various antitrust more
Trademark and copyright litigation for toy and game manufacturer *
Represented major toy and game manufacturer in federal suit and DMCA action against online trademark and copyright infringer, successfully removing more
Trademark litigation for Levi Strauss & Co.
Obtained trademark in rem action achieving, in a single proceeding, the cancellation and forfeiture of 70 infringing Internet domain names owned by more
Brought trademark infringement claims for well-known U.S. fashion brand
Successfully represented well-known U.S. clothing brand in a priority and trademark dispute against against foreign competitor. more
Promotional contract negotiations for JA Apparel Corp.
Drafted the "Welcome Home Joe” licensing and promotional contract among our client JA Apparel Corp. and with Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America  more Case Study
Trademark counsel for a leading financial institution
Provide trademark, copyright and Internet counseling, litigation and other enforcement representation, and portfolio management for a leading more
Arbitration of international trademark licensing dispute before the American Arbitration Association on behalf of JA Apparel Corp. (dba Joseph Abboud)
Served as co-lead counsel in an international arbitration proceeding for plaintiff licensor JA Apparel Corp. against a Chinese licensee. After more
Trademark litigation for a regional telecommunications company *
The firm served as lead trial counsel for a regional telecommunications company in a successful three day preliminary injunction hearing over more
Aliphcom v. Blueant Wireless Inc.
Represents AliphCom dba Jawbone, a manufacturer of wireless headsets speakers, and other products enhancing mobile technology, in a trade dress more
Counseling and patent procurement services for international leader in the development of optical multi-touch technology
Provides intellectual property counseling and patent procurement services to an international leader in the development of optical multi-touch more
Burberry Limited v. Artist Fashions Inc. and J.P. Original Corp.
Represented Burberry and obtained ex parte temporary restraining orders and seizure orders against importers and distributors of shoes which bear the  more
Trademark, copyright and anti-counterfeiting services for Levi Strauss & Co.
Represents Levi Strauss & Co. (Levi) for setting brand enforcement strategies, distribution policies (including gray marketing), more
Trademark clearance and registration for Interface Inc.
The firm advises leading international carpet manufacturer Interface, Inc. on matters involving trademark clearance, trademark portfolio management, more
Mr. Appliance Corp. v. Woodrow Holloway et al.
Achieved a win on behalf of our client, The Dwyer Group and specifically its Mr. Appliance subsidiary, against Woodrow and Deborah Holloway, former more
Exide Technologies vs. Johnson Controls Battery Group Inc.
Represents Johnson Controls Battery Group, Inc., a leading battery manufacturer, in trade dress infringement litigation against Exide Technologies more
ACI Int’l Inc. v. adidas-Salomon AG
Represented the declaratory judgment defendant, adidas-Salomon AG, in an action denying motion to dismiss trademark counterclaims. ACI more
Georgia Pacific Consumer Products LP v. Myers Supply Inc., Inland Supply Inc., Four-U-Packaging, Inc. and Superior Janitor Supply Inc.
Counsel to Georgia-Pacific LLC in the enforcement of their trademark rights with respect to the paper towels dispensed by the enMotion more
Negotiation of the sale of area representative rights for a fast casual restaurant chain
Advised a fast casual restaurant chain on the negotiation of the sale of area representative rights and drafted related license agreements. more
Trademark portfolio management and enforcement for OLIVIA character
The firm counsels Ian Falconer Ink Unlimited Inc., owner of the well-known OLIVIA children's book and television property, on domestic and more
Sara Lee Corp. v. Pro Sports Inc.
Represented owner of CHAMPION® mark in trademark infringement suit to enjoin use of CHAMPION on sports equipment. After defeating motion to amend more
Trademark and copyright advice for Bryan Keith Design LLC
Provide trademark and copyright advice and counsel to Bryan Keith Design LLC, a leading designer of bedding collections and designs, including the more
Trademark litigation for Pearson Education Inc.
Represented Pearson Education Inc., the world's largest educational publisher, in obtaining an injunction to prevent the use of mymathlabhelp.com, as  more
Trademark infringement for an apparel company *
Represented a large apparel company in favorable settlement of claim that it was not infringing a trademark troll's registered mark by using it as a more
Successful defense of genericness challenge
Defeated Summary Judgment defending famous mark from cancellation on genericness grounds for leading technology company. more
Bogart LLC v. Burberry Group PLC et al.
Defended Burberry Group, PLC, Burberry Limited (NY) and Burberry Limited (UK) against right of publicity, trademark infringement, unjust enrichment, more
Advertising counsel to well-known travel accommodations website
Advise leader in the discount travel industry on copyright, trademark, and right of publicity issues in on-air commercial advertising and represent more
Trademark litigation for Lexington Home Brands
The firm represented Lexington Home Brands, a global manufacturer and marketer of distinctive home furnishings, in connection with the enforcement of  more
Global trademark portfolio management and enforcement for Brahmin Leather Works Inc.
Provide global trademark portfolio advice and counsel to Brahmin Leather Works, Inc., a luxury handbag and accessories company, including trademark more
True Fit Corp. v. True & Co.
The firm defeated a motion for a preliminary injunction brought by True Fit against our client True & Co., an e-commerce lingerie retailer that more
Boston Copyright Assoc., Ltd. v. U-Haul Int’l Inc.
Represented U-Haul in a case brought by Boston Copyright Associates LLC, which claims to own the U.S. copyrights in Hummel figurines, for using a more
Celebrity name licensing representation
Represented leading technology company in celebrity trademark and right of publicity licensing in connection with multibillion dollar acquisition of more
M2 Software Inc. v. Viacom Inc. et al.
Represented Viacom, Inc. in trademark infringement action in which M2 Software alleged that Viacom's use of its M2: Music Television mark more
Trademark litigation for major tobacco company
Represented a major tobacco company in opposition proceedings regarding the use of the word "pleasure" in connection with cigarette more
Mad Hops Inc. v. adidas-Salomon AG
Represented adidas-Salomon AG in a trademark litigation matter.  The court granted adidas's motion for summary more
Marriott International Inc. v. Leviev Boymelgreen
Lead counsel for Marriott International Corporation in trademark infringement litigation to enforce the trademark rights of its Marquis brands. more
Citibank
Represents Citibank in general trademark enforcement matters, which included working with in-house counsel and other attorneys to successfully defend  more
University of Alabama Board of Trustees v. New Life Art Inc.
Represent the University of Alabama in a case pending in the Northern District of Alabama in a suit  involving the defendant's use of the more
Trademark counsel for the world’s largest producer of rolled aluminum and the global leader in beverage can recycling
Provides international and domestic trademark portfolio management, brand strategy, and counseling. more
Trademark counsel for a leading financial institution
Provide international and domestic trademark portfolio management, and trademark counseling for a leading financial institution. more
Patent and Trademark portfolio management for a leader in the synthetic turf industry
Manages the global patent and trademark portfolios of a leading company in the synthetic turf industry, which owns one of the most iconic brands in more
Oracle Corporation et al. v. Light Reading Inc.
Obtained a preliminary injunction for our client in a trademark infringement case. Oracle Corp., et al. v. Light Reading, Inc., No. more
Chrysler Group LLC v. Moda Group LLC et al.
Represented Chrysler in successfully obtaining a settlement agreement before trial in litigation involving resolution of Defendant’s improper use of more
Clif Bar & Company v. Luna Fitness of Tempe LLC
Served as primary counsel for Clif Bar & Company, a leading maker of sports/energy/nutrition food and beverages, in a trademark infringement  more
Janet Jackson v. Janetjackson.com *
Obtained a judgment in this in rem action transferring the domain name JANETJACKSON.COM to the well known entertainer Janet Jackson. Janet more
Intellectual property counsel for a prominent investment fund
The firm served as intellectual property counsel for a prominent investment fund represented by a major New York law firm in connection with the more
Breach of exclusive license agreement litigation for Research and Development firm *
Successfully defended major medical device and pharmaceutical research and development firm from patentee’s $160M arbitration breach of best efforts more
Brand licensing and counsel to manufacturer of paper and paper products
Brand licensing and counsel to one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of tissue, packaging, paper, pulp, building products and more
Pearson Education, Inc. and John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and Thompson Learning, Inc. v. Thomas Lewis, Pelican Bookshop, Inc., et al. *
Successfully represented Pearson Education Inc. in obtaining a permanent injunction and damages arising out of the unauthorized sale of foreign more
Copyright licensing negotiations for not-for-profit ballet company *
Represents, on a pro bono basis, a not-for-profit ballet company in copyright licensing negotiations with choreographer’s trust and public television  more
Sunkist Soft Drinks Inc. v. Sunkist Growers Inc.
Counsel for Sunkist Growers, Inc., licensee of “Sunkist” trademark, in arbitrated dispute with trademark owner over management of licensed brand. more
False and misleading advertising action for a Fortune 200 consumer goods company
Represented a Fortune 200 consumer goods company in a suit for false and misleading advertising and successfully enjoined a print more
Zynga Inc. v. Bang With Friends Inc.
Representing Zynga Inc. in the Northern District of California to protect its trademark rights in the WITH FRIENDS family of brands against an online  more
AliphCom v. MyTalk Inc.
Represents AliphCom, a manufacturer of wireless headsets, in a trademark infringement suit involving wireless communications devices. AliphCom v.  more
Homelife Communities Group v. Homelife Realty Services, Inc., et al.
Counsel for Atreus Homes and Communities LLC in trademark case. Handled damages and inequitable conduct experts.

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Digital Chocolate Inc. v. Zynga Game Network Inc.
Defended Zynga against the plaintiff’s allegation that Zynga’s MAFIA WARS game infringed the plaintiff’s trademark rights in its pre-existing more
Trademark litigation services for a Fortune 500 brewery
Represented a Fortune 500 brewery to secure a judgment as a matter of law that there was a likelihood of confusion between our client’s mark  more
Sealy Technology LLC v. Simmons Bedding Company
Representing Sealy Technology in a design patent and trade dress action involving Sealy's Stearns & Foster mattress designs against Simmons more
Trademark litigation for a Fortune 500 brewery
Represented a Fortune 500 brewery and obtained a permanent injunction and other relief in a trademark infringement and counterfeiting action  more
Trademark counsel for Premiere Global Services Inc. (PGi)
Provides international and domestic trademark portfolio management, brand strategy, multi-jurisdictional dispute management, and social media more
Trademark and copyright work for Dominion Enterprises
Provides brand management, portfolio maintenance, licensing, litigation, and other associated assistance to Dominion Enterprises in the fields of more
Trademark litigation and portfolio management for a non-profit housing organization
Represent a non-profit housing organization's domestic and international trademark portfolio, including domestic and international oppositions and more
Williams-Sonoma Inc. v. Soho Corporation et al.
Successfully litigated trademark infringement suit. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. v. Soho Corporation et al., No. 4:05-cv-03240 (N.D. Cal. filed more
Time Warner Entertainment Company L.P. v. Does 1-1000
Represented Warner Bros. to remove counterfeit Looney Tunes products from retail sales areas around the country to support the holiday sales more
Krav Maga Associations of America Inc. v. Eyal Yanilov et al.
Defended a group of Krav Maga instructors against a claim that their use of the term “Krav Maga” infringed the plaintiff’s alleged trademark right in  more
Certification and Collective Marks
Provides international and domestic trademark portfolio management, brand strategy, and counseling regarding certification and collective marks more
Copyright enforcement for Broadcast Music Inc. et al.
Successfully represented Broadcast Music Inc., recording artists, publishing companies, and a performance rights society in a series of copyright more
Glow Industries Inc. v. Lopez and Coty Inc. et al. *
Defeated motion for a preliminary injunction in trademark infringement action against Jennifer Lopez and Coty Inc. based on alleged likelihood of more
Trademark and copyright advice and counsel for RJF Manufacturing
Provide advice and counsel in areas of trademark and copyright to global manufacturer, designer and supplier of wallcovering products, including more
Stanley Black & Decker Inc. et al. v. D&L Elite Investments LLC et al.
Represent Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. and The Black & Decker Corporation in a trademark and trade dress counterfeiting case arising out of more
Securing patents for Seattle Genetics Inc. *
Representing Seattle Genetics, Inc. in protecting part of their antibody-drug conjugate technology, which has multiple ongoing collaborations worth more
Trademark and copyright representation for a Fortune 100 financial services company
Represents a Fortune 100 financial services company in trademark license negotiations and copyright issues. more
Trademark litigation for Zynga Inc.
Successfully represented Zynga Inc. in trademark litigation in connection with an online game called “MafiaVille.” The defendant responded to more
Counsel to the Collegiate Licensing Company, one of the top sports licensing firms in the U.S.
Represents the Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), one of the most successful licensing companies in the United States. CLC is the exclusive more
Trademark and copyright infringement litigation for Internet retail business
Successfully litigated to settlement a trademark and copyright infringement case for our client, an Internet retail business. more
Choose Co LLC v. Nestlé Waters North America Inc., et al.
Defended Nestlé Waters North America against trademark infringement, unfair competition, false designation of origin and dilution arising under the

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Music industry intellectual property dispute for world's leading classical music label
Represented world's leading classical music label in a music industry intellectual property dispute.  The parties were based in Europe and Asia and more
Negotiated licensing terms for Chippendales *
Negotiated licensing terms for world’s largest gaming company to use the name of Chippendales, the leading all male dance revue, as the name of a new  more
Russell Boyd v. Julia Fiona Roberts, et al. *
Successfully represented Ms. Roberts in action concerning the domain name JULIAROBERTS.COM and obtained an order transferring the domain name to Ms. more
Williams-Sonoma Inc. v. Friendfinder Inc. et al.
Achieved judgment for Williams-Sonoma, Inc. against unauthorized use of client’s trademarks in connection with adult websites. Williams-Sonoma, more
Youngblood Timepieces Inc. v. Fossil Inc., et al.
Represented Fossil Inc. and Macy's Merchandising Group, Inc. against allegations that the plaintiff owned trademark rights in its founder’s  more
Levi Strauss & Co. v. GTFM Inc.
Obtained successful suit against major manufacturer for infringement of client's famous Tab Trademark. Attained published summary judgment opinion more
Trademark counsel for the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession
Provides international and domestic trademark portfolio management, brand strategy, multi-jurisdictional dispute management, and counseling. more
Implementation of national gift card program for HBH Limited Partnership
Represented HBH Limited Partnership in the development and implementation of a national gift card program, including the negotiation of agreements more
Trademark, false advertising and unfair competition matters for Huddle House Inc.
Represents Huddle House Inc. in trademark, false advertising and unfair competition matters, including, litigation before federal district courts more
Software licenses and agreements negotiation for Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Inc.
Represents Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Inc., a global consumer product testing company, in connection with software licenses and agreements, more
Trademark counsel for global media and entertainment company
Provide international and domestic trademark portfolio management and intellectual property counseling for provider of subscription video more
Philips Electronics N.V. v. KXD Technology
Represented Philips in a trademark infringement case brought against manufacturers of infringing DVD recorders. We obtained a $120 million judgment more
International prosecution and clearance
Manage a significant volume of international prosecution and clearance work, which enables us to partner with international associates and build a more
Securing patents for chemical and biotechnology companies
Representing Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in protecting their cardiovascular drugs, Elinogrel and Betrixaban. Elinogrel was licensed for development  more
Williams-Sonoma Inc. v. Tradewinds Textiles Inc. and Tuesday Morning Corp.
Represented Williams-Sonoma in case alleging trademark and copyright infringement as well as unfair competition claims against home goods more
Trademark and copyright enforcement for Formula One
Represents Formula One World Championship in various matters enforcing its intellectual property rights in the United States. more
Successful settlement of trademark dispute with the UK royal landholding agency
Represented leading hospitality company in successful settlement of trademark dispute with British government agency administering real property more
Patent and copyright advice and counsel to Comverse Technology Inc./Comverse Inc. 
Provide patent, trademark and copyright advice and counsel to Comverse Technology Inc., a leading mobile telecommunications software provider, more
Trademark counsel for Grammy-Award-winning music group
Provide international and domestic trademark portfolio management, and trademark counseling for a successful, Grammy-Award-winning music group. more
Trademark counsel for famous recording artist
Advised famous recording artist on trademark rights associated with development of high definition audio player. more
Two Men and A Truck International, Inc. v. David Underwood, et. al.
Lead counsel for Two Men and A Truck. Successfully enforced right of first refusal to purchase trademark. Eliminated geographic concurrent more
Echo Design Group, Inc. v. Zino Davidoff S.A. *
Defeated preliminary injunction motion brought by an accessories manufacturer to prevent the U.S. launch of ECHO DAVIDOFF, a new fragrance line more
Coty Inc. et al. v. C Lenu Inc. et al.
Obtained a $500,000 consent judgment and permanent injunction against C Lenu, Inc. and its principals. C Lenu operated a decoding facility that used more
M2 Software Inc. v. M2 Comm LLC et al.
Represented a Christian music company against a separate trademark infringement claim brought by M2 Software. We worked with survey experts to more
Trademark and copyright counseling for a voice and electronic brokerage firm
Provides trademark, copyright and Internet counseling, litigation and other enforcement representation and trademark portfolio management for a voice  more
PayFlex Systems USA Inc. v. Sensei Inc. et al.
Represented PayFlex Systems USA, Inc. in trademark infringement litigation against Sensei Inc., a health care technology company. PayFlex had more
Apple Computer Inc. v. Psystar Corporation
Obtained summary judgment and a permanent injunction against a computer company utilizing Apple’s copyrighted operating system software on non-Apple more
kate spade LLC v. Georgia Pen & Pencil d/b/a Davran’s, et. al.
Obtained a permanent injunction and damages in trademark counterfeiting action against a retailer and individuals that sold counterfeit KATE SPADE more
Patent prosecution and counseling services for a leading manufacturer of windows and doors
Provided patent procurement and counseling services for a leading developer and manufacturer of windows and doors. These services include procuring more
Lacoste Alligator S.A. v. Sugar Shack Inc. et al. *
Obtained an ex parte seizure order and preliminary injunction resulting in the seizure of counterfeit Lacoste merchandise in raids conducted  more
Trademark and copyright counsel for an online retail company *
Represented an online retail company as its trademark and copyright counsel with respect to start up and operation of consumer to consumer option more
Ellison Educational Equipment Inc. v. QuicKutz
Represented plaintiff in patent inventorship, copyright and trademark matter in the Central District of California. The matter settled more
Overture Services Inc. - Car Dealer Matters
Represented Overture Services (Yahoo!’s predecessor in the paid search business) in a group of a fourteen separate lawsuits brought by Los Angeles more
Trademark and copyright counseling for one of nation's largest pharmaceutical companies
Represented one of nation's largest pharmaceutical companies in trademark and copyright counseling including world wide preliminary clearance of more
Trademark enforcement services for multinational Fortune 100 mail, package, and freight delivery corporation
Represents a Fortune 100 multinational corporation in the mail, package, and freight delivery industry in trademark enforcement and more
Brand licensing and counsel to Osram Sylvania
Brand licensing and counsel to Osram Sylvania, one of the largest lighting and materials companies in the world with a long­standing reputation more
Trademark infringement litigation for Zino Davidoff SA
Briefed on behalf of Zino Davidoff in Zino Davidoff SA v. CVS Corp., 571 F.3d 238 (2d Cir. 2009). The case involved the sale of products more
Trademark dispute for a leading hospitality and entertainment company
Successfully represented a leading hospitality and entertainment company in a trademark dispute in which the court denied the defendant’s motion for more
Time Warner Entertainment Co. v. Harper Stephens
Represented Warner Bros. in this case brought against a cybersquatter who had registered 102 domain names based on the Harry Potter property. We more
The University of Georgia Athletic Association Inc. et al. v. Signature Diversified Inc. et al.
Represented fourteen universities in trademark counterfeiting and infringement litigation against a company that sold counterfeit cheerleading more
Trademark counsel for ski resorts
Provide outside trademark counsel for a number of Colorado's most famous ski and snowboard resorts. more
Breach of contract litigation against TV production company *
Won verdict after trial for television production company in breach of contract action brought by former work-for-hire employee. more
Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. v. American Medical Response Inc.
Successfully implemented declaratory judgment filing strategy to combat claims of alleged trademark infringement.

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The Learning Co., Houghton Mifflin v. Zynga Inc.
Defended Zynga against trademark infringement claims alleging that Zynga’s “Oregon Trail” element of its FrontierVille game violated The Learning more
Trademark recordal projects for several large corporate entities
Represented various entities in complex, multi-stage recordal projects in order to update ownership records for thousands of marks in a large number more
Golan et al v. Ashcroft et al.
Represented plaintiffs in action involving copyright restoration under the Uruguay Round Agreements Act. Golan, et al. v. Ashcroft, et al more
Business and corporate strategy and trademark protection for HBH Limited Partnership
Represents HBH Limited Partnership in all aspects of the company’s business including business and corporate strategy, trademark enforcement and more
Copyright and trademark advice for a manufacturer of cameras, paper and imaging equipment *
Represented a manufacturer of cameras, paper and imaging equipment, from 1999-2002, in obtaining rights to Internet technology and software related more
Trademark advice to international nonprofit organization
Provided trademark advice to an international nonprofit with worldwide operations in the field of mountain gorilla conservation. more
Lynch, Jones & Ryan, Inc. v. Standard & Poor's *
Represented Lynch securities broker, in "hot news" misappropriation case involving market research, resulting in a reported decision strongly more
Trademark enforcement services for a leading footwear and apparel manufacturer
Represents a leading footwear and apparel manufacturer in trademark litigation and enforcement work. more
Patent and trademark prosecution and counseling for Zodiac Aerospace
Provide patent procurement and counseling services to Zodiac Aerospace, a world leader in aerospace equipment and systems for commercial, regional more
Establishment of PoolWerx Corporations Pty Ltd franchise in United States
Represented PoolWerx Corporations Pty Ltd in establishing a franchise system in the United States, including franchise registration and disclosure more
Publications International Ltd. v. Leapfrog Enterprises Inc.
Achieved dismissal of declaratory judgment action for defendant in trademark infringement litigation. 

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Negotiated licenses for owner of landmark Art Deco skyscraper *
Represented the owner of a landmark Art Deco skyscraper in New York City in connection with multiple licenses for use of the image of this property more
Copyright and trademark infringement litigation for a Fortune 500 brewery
Represented a leading Fortune 500 brewery and obtained injunctive and other relief against fifteen companies and individuals in trademark more
McDermott v. San Francisco Women's Motorcycle Contingent
Represented appellee San Francisco Women's Motorcycle Contingent in successful effort to affirm the holding of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board

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Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC v. Bridgestone Americas, Inc., et al.
Represented SCEA in a Lanham Act, unfair competition, misappropriation and tortious interference action involving SCEA's fictional character used to

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Negotiations for première gaming brand *
Represented one of the première gaming brands in the world, in negotiations with Mexican company that was using the same name for hotels outside the more
Yue-Sai Kan, et. al. v. Gong Gen Yan, et. al.
Successfully represented Yue-Sai Kan, a noted Chinese-American entrepreneur and television personality, in obtaining an order transferring to her more

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