August 18, 2017

Acushnet Fires Back at Costco Over Competing Golf Ball

The Costco v. Acushnet lawsuit jumped forward last week when Acushnet fired back with its countersuit, five months after Costco initiated proceedings by filing for a declaratory judgment. The dispute, as we have discussed at greater length in previous articles, […]
August 14, 2017

Nintendo Sued By Gamevice For Allegedly Copying Controller Design

Nintendo is being sued for patent infringement over its massively successful Switch gaming console. The Switch has been Nintendo’s fastest-selling gaming device, with nearly 5 million sales to date. The lawsuit brought by Gamevice alleges that the design and functionality […]
August 10, 2017

Skechers Responds to Judge’s Order in Adidas Infringement Case

Last week a California judge handed down several rulings in favor of Adidas in its suit against Sketchers for allegedly copying several designs including the iconic three stripe logo, its Supernova trademark, and the design of its popular Stan Smith […]
August 7, 2017

Kim Kardashian phone case company sued $100M for patent infringement

Kardashian IP suits continue to stack up with California based Snap Light LLC filing a patent infringement case against Kim Kardashian for endorsing and helping design LuMee’s light-up phone cases. LuMee currently has a separate suit pending in Delaware against […]
August 7, 2017

Have an Idea or Invention? 6 Steps You Need To Take To Protect It and Set Yourself Up for Success.

Do you have an idea or invention that can make a positive impact on people’s lives? Fantastic! Before you can turn your idea or invention into a success, you need to do one thing. Protect It. Follow the 6 steps […]
August 2, 2017

Samsung Claims Another Win in Apple Patent Fight

The Apple v. Samsung patent infringement battle is back in the District Court giving Samsung an opportunity to avoid paying its steep damages award. Through several successful rulings and appeals, Apple obtained a $399M judgment for infringement of its design […]
August 2, 2017

Kim Kardashian Sued by Makeup Artist for Trademark Infringement

Another Kardashian trademark application is being challenged. After failing to prevent Kim Kardashian West’s “KKW” trademarks from being approved at the USPTO, Kirsten Kjaer Weis, a NYC based makeup artist who uses her initials, “KW,” in her business and to […]
July 27, 2017

Trademark Battle Begins Between Two Chicago Law Firms Using The Same Name

Namesake businesses are an ongoing and heated point of contention in trademark law, especially in the arts and fashion industries, but law firms are not immune from these disputes either. A prominent Chicago law firm, O’Keefe Lyons & Hynes (OLH) […]
July 19, 2017

Disney & Marvel sued by MOVA Developers for IP Infringement

A few of the biggest blockbusters from the last few years are at issue in a new lawsuit filed against Disney and Marvel for copyright, trademark, and patent infringement. Reardon LLC is the inventor of the MOVA technology, the basis […]
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