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 Restoration Hardware in a trademark infringement and false advertising case filed against Houzz regarding the use of the name RESTORATION HARDWARE and other trademarks on the Houzz website.
Devised the strategy for design patent and trade dress claims as a member of a team that successfully tried a high profile smartphone case leading to a jury verdict of over $1 billion.
Successfully represented Novadaq in a trademark infringement case against Karl Storz regarding the use of the word SPIES on fluorescence imaging technology. The case settled on the eve of trial.
Represented MI Technologies in a counterfeiting and trademark infringement case filed against Electrified Discounters. Obtained a temporary restraining order (TRO) and preliminary injunction stopping the sale and distribution of counterfeit OSRAM-branded projector lamps. Subsequently reached a favorable settlement of all claims.
Represented Ubiquiti Networks in a counterfeiting and trademark, trade dress, and copyright infringement case filed against Kozumi. Obtained a worldwide TRO and preliminary injunction stopping the sale and distribution of counterfeit products.
Defended Restoration Hardware in a counterfeiting and trade dress infringement case filed by Fritz Hansen.
Defended Yamaha in a design patent and trade dress infringement case filed by Beats Electronics.
Defeated a preliminary injunction sought against Pitco Foods in a counterfeiting and trademark infringement case involving 5-Hour Energy products. Obtained dismissal of all claims against Pitco Foods.
Represented NuVasive in a trademark infringement case filed against it by Neurovision Medical Products. The jury verdict against our client was reversed in its entirety by the Ninth Circuit due to the district court’s errors, and the case was reassigned to a different judge for a new trial.