2019: Obtained a win
on the pleadings for defendant software company accused of patent infringement by company without rights in the patent, followed by no-payment releases after company obtained such rights.
2019: Won denial of motion to dismiss in patent case concerning television broadcast center technology, because pleadings were specific enough.
2019: Part of winning trial and appeal team for Tinnus Enterprises and Zuru, Inc. against adjudged infringer Telebrands, Inc. in case about Bunch O Balloons, the famous award-winning water balloon toy.
2018: Won denial of motion to dismiss in patent case concerning television broadcast center technology, because license defense failed.
2018: Successfully resolved trade secrets theft accusation by obtaining plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal of pending lawsuit, with prejudice.
2016: Successfully negotiated resolution of trade secrets dispute.
2016: In Conair Corp. & Babyliss FACO SPRL v. Taizhou Jinba, after a court hearing on damages, we obtained a large default judgment and a permanent injunction for our client against an importer of substantially similar hair care products.
2014: In Conair Corp. & Babyliss FACO SPRL v. Le Angelique, Inc., we obtained a temporary restraining order for our client against an importer of substantially similar hair care products.
2014: In Conair Corp. & Babyliss FACO SPRL v. K&A Beauty, LLC, we obtained a permanent injunction for our client after entry of a final default judgment against another importer of substantially similar hair care products.
2014: In Yowie North America, Inc. v. Candy Treasure, LLC, we obtained denial of a preliminary injunction motion in a patent and unfair competition case against our client in the confectionary industry. The case was later dismissed by settlement.
2014: We filed a civil rights action against the United States Patent and Trademark Office seeking a declaration that inter partes review proceedings are unconstitutional.
2014: In Marvellous Day Electric v. Holiday Bright Lights, we obtained summary judgment of invalidity for our client against an international electric light manufacturer’s claim of patent infringement. We also obtained dismissal of all claims under state and federal unfair competition laws. None of the decisions were appealed.
2013: We were appointed counsel for a civil rights plaintiff and obtained a jury verdict against the defendant for violating our client’s Eighth Amendment rights. The jury awarded both compensatory and punitive damages.
2011: In Lear Corp. v. Johnson Controls, Inc., we and our co-counsel won a jury trial in Detroit, Michigan for a first-tier automotive supplier against its direct competitor. Representing the patentee, we won by proving indirect infringement (inducement) of dependent claims under the doctrine of equivalents, winning substantial damages in a jury verdict finding infringement and no invalidity. In the process, we achieved a major mid-trial evidentiary victory on the admissibility of survey evidence.
2009: In Newegg v. TeleCommunication Systems, Inc., we and our co-counsel won transfer from a California to a Maryland court, to bring a declaratory judgment case into our client’s home district.
2008: In 1st Technology v. Bodog Entertainment Group, we and our co-counsel won a preliminary injunction against our client’s opponent, precluding the opponent from transfers of numerous intellectual property assets.
2008: In Revenue Science, Inc. v. Valueclick, Inc., we won dismissal on the pleadings of a complaint that accused our client of patent infringement.