Philips Bryant Park v. HFZ Capital Group LLC (S.D.N.Y. 2016). Mike and lawyers from our New York office defended a New York real estate developer in an action for trademark infringement and cybersquatting. The court denied the plaintiff’s preliminary injunction motion and granted summary judgment in favor of our client.
The Saul Zaentz Company v. Al Moudabber Food Concepts SAL (TTAB 2016) Mike represented the owner of the famous LORD OF THE RINGS trademarks in a cancellation proceeding against the owner of the mark LORD OF THE WINGS. The Board granted cancellation after a trial on the merits.
In the Matter of Certain Laser Abraded Denim Garments (ITC 2015) Inv. No. 337-TA-930, Mike and his colleagues at Arent Fox defended a number of foreign jeans manufacturers in an investigation by the International Trade Commission involving infringement claims relating to patents for laser abrasion processes. The matter was settled favorably.
Excelled Sheepskin and Leather Coat Corp. v. Oregon Brewing Company (S.D.N.Y. 2015). Mike and a team of Arent Fox lawyers represented a New York clothing manufacturer in a an action for trademark infringement and unfair competition filed in New York. The court granted summary judgment in favor of our client and dismissed all of the counterclaims filed by the Defendant.
Litchfield Associates Ltd. Inc. v. Corporation of the President (M.D. Fla. 2014). Mike defended a religious institution in claims for copyright infringement relating to sound recordings. After obtaining evidence demonstrating that the Plaintiff had no rights in the alleged copyrighted material and the case was favorably settled for our client.
Oregon Brewing Company v. Excelled Sheepskin & Leather Coat Corp. (Cir. Ct. Multnomah County Ore. 2012). Mike and the firm represented a clothing manufacturer based in New York’s garment district in a breach of contract dispute relating to trademark provisions in a settlement agreement. The court entered summary judgment in favor of our client.
RML Jackson, LLC v. Excelled Sheepskin & Leather Coat Corp. (C.D. Cal. 2011). Mike and others at the firm defended a clothing manufacturer in a declaratory judgment suit filed by a motion picture company that had threatened to begin using counterfeit imitations of our client’s mark. The matter was settled favorably.
Kidsart, Inc. v. Kidzart Texas, LLC. (C.D. Cal. 2009). Mike and lawyers in the Los Angeles Office represented a Southern California educational company in a declaratory judgment action with a competing franchise company from Texas that was attempting to use counterfeit imitations of the principal mark owned by our client. The matter was resolved favorably through mediation.
Coverall North America, Inc. v. ACI Clean Concepts, Inc.(C.D. Cal. 2009). Mike and a team of lawyers in Los Angeles represented a major office cleaning franchisor in a trademark infringement and unfair competition action filed in California. The matter was resolved favorably through mediation.
Negotiated licenses permitting use of marks derived from major motion picture on wines and other alcoholic beverages.