Our clients often have substantial investments in product design, manufacturing processes, branding, trade secrets and other intellectual property. Our registered patent professionals know the importance of efficiently managing an IP portfolio. We secure your ingenuity and innovation with preparation, prosecution and licensing, and enforcement through the courts or alternative dispute resolution. We have extensive experience challenging and defending patents and trademarks in state and federal courts, as well as the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Tie Down, Inc. v. Rooftop Anchor, Inc. (N.D. Georgia)
Initiated lawsuit for Tie Down, Inc. to seek a declaratory judgment of non-infringement for a competitor's design patent relating to a roofing safety product. The case resulted in a favorable settlement for the client.
Cooper Lighting, LLC v. Cordelia Lighting, Inc. (N.D. Georgia)
Represented Cordelia Lighting, a provider of lighting fixtures and accessories, in defense of a patent infringement action brought by a competitor involving multiple patents relating to recessed, LED lights, and helped to win a dismissal of plaintiff's claims for willful infringement.
- Counsel to distillery and bottle designer in defense of action alleging breach of contract and design patent infringement
Gillespie v. Prestige Royal Liquors, et. al. (N.D. California)
Led defense of Fusion Glassworks, a custom glass designer, and Private Label Distillery, a provider of distillery services, in litigation brought in California involving alleged design patent infringement. Successfully obtained early dismissal for our clients.
Represented Expanded Technologies, a leading manufacturer of expanded metals for the HVAC filter industry, in a suit for declaratory judgments of non-infringement, invalidity and unenforceability of patent held by competitor. The litigation resulted in in a favorable confidential settlement.
Prepared and filed a utility patent application for a new fastening technology and a machine and process for implementing the technology in an automobile industry application. The client, a multinational manufacturer of fastener products, developed the technology.
Prepared a utility patent application and two design patent applications for a new consumer product. The product was developed by a local Atlanta resident who developed the product as a side business with the help of local business partners.
Drafted and prosecuted multiple patent applications for new technologies in the packaging industry and industrial valve industry.
Drafted and prosecuted multiple patent applications for new engine technologies for implementation on small passenger aircraft.
Defended a Chinese manufacturer in a counterfeiting and trade dress claim. Client was awarded attorneys’ fees in excess of $300,000.
- June 17, 2016