Representative Cases

Trademark Infringement Litigation

  • Collagen Nutraceuticals, Inc. v. Neocell Corporation et al.Case No.:3:2009-cv-02188. Represented Plaintiff. Status: Obtained injunction and monetary settlement on Plaintiff’s behalf.
  • Borescopes R Us v. 1800Endoscope.com, LLC., Case No.:3:2009-cv-00102. Represented Defendant for trademark infringement. Status: Filed summary judgment, prevailed on all counts and awarded all costs and dismissal of case.
  • Tuni & G v. Spencer Gifts, LLC et alCase No.: 3:2008-cv-00410. Represented Plaintiff in a trademark infringement, unfair business practices dispute involving merchandising of Plaintiff’s mark. Status: Obtained financial settlement and dismissal of case.
  • J.M. Smucker v. CJ5 Foods Inc., et al., Case No: 5:2008-cv-01970. Represented Defendant. Status: obtained settlement and dismissal of case.
  • Red Bull GmbH v. Red Rave Inc. et al., Case No. 2005-cv-00900. Represented Defendant in trademark and copyright lawsuit filed by Red Bull. Obtained favorable monetary settlement on behalf of defendant and dismissal of action.
  • Electronic Arts, Inc. v. Vidmar., Case No.: C 04-1247 JCS. Represented Defendants in trademark infringement lawsuit involving the online game site, Pogo.com. Status: obtained favorable confidential settlement on behalf of Defendants.
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Copyright Infringement Litigation

  • Perfect 10, Inc. v. Kalmet Investments Limited et al.Case No.: 3:2011-cv-01416. Represented Defendant in vast copyright infringement action. Status: obtained favorable settlement and dismissal on behalf of Defendant.
  • Disney Enterprises, Inc. v. N.I.E. Inc. et alCase No.:3:2011-cv-02477. Represented Defendant in copyright infringement filed by Disney. Status: Obtained settlement and dismissal on behalf of Defendant.
  • Disney Enterprises, Inc. v. United Logistics, Inc. et al., Case No.: 2:2010-cv-07116. Represented Defendant in copyright infringement litigation filed by Disney. Status: Obtained favorable settlement and dismissal on behalf of Defendant.
  • Precision Consulting, Inc. v. Virsa Systems, Inc., Case No.: 04-CV 1071 J (JFS), Represented Plaintiff in a copyright infringement litigation involving SAP software; successfully defended a counterclaim involving cyberpiracy. Status: obtained monetary settlement on behalf of Plaintiff.
  • Buckman v. Mission Federal Services, LLC et al., Case No.: 3:2009-cv-02915. Represented Plaintiff whose copyright was used by Defendants without her authority. Obtained injunction and monetary settlement on Plaintiff’s behalf.
  • Jamison v. Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. et al., Case No. 3:2008-cv-01513. Represented Plaintiff whose photographs were used by Defendant without his authority. Obtained injunction and monetary settlement on Plaintiff’s behalf.
  • Positive Publishing, Inc. v. Neiman Marcus Group, Inc. et al., Case No.: 3:2008-cv-01514. Represented Plaintiff whose copyright was used by Defendants without their authority. Obtained injunction and monetary settlement on Plaintiff’s behalf.
  • Precision Consulting, Inc. v. Virsa Systems, Inc., Case No.: 04-CV 1071 J (JFS). Represented Plaintiff in a copyright infringement litigation involving SAP software; successfully defended a counterclaim involving cyberpiracy. Status: obtained monetary settlement on behalf of Plaintiff.
  • Voigt v. Penguin Putnam, Inc., et. al., Case No.: 03-CV-1712 BTM (RBB). Represented Plaintiff in a copyright infringement case against a large publishing company. Status: obtained monetary settlement on behalf of Plaintiff.
  • Smith v. Circa Press, Inc., et. al., Case No.: 03 CV 1395 JM (RBB). Represented Plaintiff, copyright owner, in a copyright infringement case against a publishing company. Status: obtained monetary settlement on behalf of Plaintiff.
  • Warner Bros v. X Toys, Inc., et. al., Case No.: 01cv00384 AHM (AJW). Represented Defendant in a copyright infringement, trademark infringement, and breach of contract dispute involving merchandising of the motion picture Wild Wild West. Status: obtained full insurance coverage on behalf of Defendant and favorable confidential settlement.
  • Avner v. American Media Inc., dba National Enquirer. Represented Plaintiff owner of tattoo art in a copyright infringement matter. Status: obtained monetary settlement on behalf of Plaintiff.
  • Homexam, Inc. v. Awad, et. al., Case No.: 01CV1799K (POR). Represented Plaintiff in a copyright infringement case involving publication of copyrighted material. Status: obtained monetary settlement on behalf of Plaintiff.

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Business Litigation

  • Nelson v. Fluoropharma Medical, Inc. et alCase No.: 3:2012-cv-02674. Represented Defendant. Status: Obtained dismissal for lack of jurisdiction on behalf of Defendant.
  • Good Feet Worldwide, LLC v. SchneiderCase No.: 3:2010-cv-02603. Represented Defendant in breach of franchise agreement filed by Plaintiff. Status: Obtained favorable settlement and dismissal on behalf of Defendant.
  • Biocheck China, LTD v. Hollis-Eden Pharmaceuticals, Inc. et al., Case No.: 3:2009-cv-01130. Represented Plaintiff in contract dispute. Status: obtained favorable monetary settlement on behalf of Plaintiff.
  • ITT v. Novatel, Inc., Case No.: 2005-CV-00436. Represented Plaintiff in a breach of contract case. Status: obtained monetary settlement on behalf of Plaintiff.
  • Stayner v. Lend Lease, Case No.: 2003 CV 1635K. Represented Plaintiff in a business litigation involving business torts and breach of contract claims. Status: obtained monetary settlement on behalf of Plaintiff.
  • Trinity Products, Inc. v. Made in Brazil, Inc., Case No. GIN 014302. Represented Cross-Defendant clothing manufacturer in business litigation involving tort and breach of contract claims. Status: obtained complete dismissal of claim and full indemnity from primary Defendant.
  • Hartford Insurance v. Kaos, Case No.: 2000cv0222BTM (POR). Represented Defendant in an insurance subrogation claim. Status: obtained dismissal of substantial claim with no financial payments by Defendant.

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Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) Litigation

  • Fita Preta, Vinhos, LDA v. Maiorelli Capital LLC:Opposition No. 91216393. Represented Plaintiff in trademark opposition. Status: Cancelled Defendant’s Mark.
  • Gallanosa v. Troy 43, LP: Opposition Nos. 91214267, 85687603. Represented Plaintiff in trademark opposition. Status: Cancelled Defendant’s Mark.
  • Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry v. AQS Brand, Inc., Opposition No.: 91201170. Represented Defendant. Status: Obtained dismissal and settlement of opposition.
  • California Natural Products v. Altex USA, LLC, Opposition No.: 91201170. Represented Defendant. Status: Obtained dismissal and settlement of opposition.
  • Kellogg North America Company v. Sanusi, Opposition No.: 91199046, 85011013. Represented Defendant. Status: Obtained dismissal and settlement of opposition.
  • The National Magazine Company Limited v. Red I Wear, LLC, Opposition Nos.: 91197721, 91197719. Represented Defendant. Status: Obtained withdrawal of opposition.
  • Hachette Filipacchi (UK) Ltd. v. Red I Wear, LLC, Opposition Nos.: 85006642, 85006703. Represented Defendant. Status: obtained withdrawal of Plaintiff’s opposition.
  • Victoria’s Secret Stores Brand Management Inc., v. Red I Wear, LLC, Opposition Nos.: 91194619, 91194597. Represented Defendant in an opposition before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Status: obtained settlement and withdrawal of Plaintiff’s opposition.
  • Thomas Pink Limited v. Red I Wear, LLC, Opposition Nos.: 9119460. Represented Defendant, Status: obtained settlement and withdrawal of Plaintiff’s opposition.
  • Republic of Tea, Inc. v. Rice, Opposition Nos.: 91185034. Represented Defendant, Status: obtained settlement and withdrawal of Plaintiff’s opposition.
  • Yahoo!, Inc. v. Cabot, et. al., Opposition No.: 123,567. Represented Applicants in an opposition proceeding in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Status: obtained favorable monetary settlement on behalf of the Applicants.

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