Represents a contact lens manufacturer in a trademark infringement action filed against a company selling gray market goods that do not comply with U.S. law, including defending the client against antitrust and false advertising counterclaims.
Represented defendant in action involving unfair competition, false advertising, and tortious interference with contract claims. Successfully dismissed intentional and negligent interference with prospective economic advantage and declaratory judgment claims. Plaintiff subsequently dismissed all remaining claims for tortious interference with contract and false advertising with prejudice.
Defended Bonner & Partners and Jeff Brown in a trademark infringement and false advertising action over their use of Brownstone Research in connection with newsletters. Succeeded in having entire lawsuit dismissed on jurisdictional grounds.
Successfully represented plaintiff in trademark infringement action against an online coding school using a confusingly similar “Lambda” mark.
Defended Dropbox in a trademark infringement action over its use of the name “Smart Sync” for a software feature. Won a motion for summary judgment finding no likelihood of confusion on plaintiff’s claims.
Represented a contact lens manufacturer in two trademark infringement actions filed against companies selling counterfeit and gray market lenses, and successfully obtained stipulated permanent injunctions.
Represented MoMA and obtained a preliminary injunction enjoining use of the mark MOMACHA for an art-café.
Represented an energy drink company that uses a distinctive white minimalist trade dress against another energy drink company that used a similar white minimalist trade dress. Obtained a preliminary injunction stopping the use of the similar trade dress.
Represented One World Foods in a trademark infringement case filed against Stubb’s Austin Restaurant regarding the use of the STUBB’S name for restaurants and music venues.
Represented RH in a trademark infringement and false advertising case filed against Houzz regarding the use of the name RH and other trademarks on the Houzz website.
California: Prosecution and Strategy
World Trademark Review 1000, 2023
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Best Lawyers 2021, 2023