May 31, 2018

I’ve Been Threatened with a Trademark Infringement Lawsuit! What Do I Do?

It is all too common of a nightmare scenario: a small business or individual receives a cease and desist letter accusing them of unauthorized use of a trademark and threatening trademark infringement litigation if use of the alleged trademark does […]
October 5, 2017

The Federal Circuit Clarifies Venue for Patent Suits

The Federal Circuit has rejected the Eastern District of Texas’ test for establishing venue in a patent infringement suit. After the US Supreme Court’s holding in TC Heartland which drastically restricted the permissible venues for patent litigation from anywhere in […]
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 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 […]
July 11, 2017
Qualcomm accuses Apple of Patent Infringement

Qualcomm Accuses Apple of Patent Infringement – Seeks Limited Ban on iPhone Imports

Qualcomm has filed complaints with both the International Trade Commission (ITC) and the Southern District of California against Apple alleging infringement of six of its patents in the iPhone. The Qualcomm patents allegedly represent several key features of the iPhone […]
July 7, 2017

Summerfest Sues Red Lobster Over Chain’s Promotions

Orlando based restaurant chain, Red Lobster, has brought back its “Lobster and Shrimp Summerfest” promotion and along with it revived allegations of trademark infringement over the use of the term “Summerfest.” Milwaukee World Festival (MWF), owner of the “Summerfest” trademark […]
July 6, 2017

Arista Networks (ANET) barred from selling infringed products in US

As of July 5th, Artisa Networks, Inc. (Artisa) is completely barred from importing and selling certain products found by the International Trade Commission (ITC) to violate Cisco Systems, Inc. (Cisco) Patents. After Cisco filed the initial ITC complaint alleging infringement […]