As our retail clients navigate a highly litigious industry that is crowded with patent trolls, aggressive competitors and intellectual property minefields, we work with the utmost care to identify, register and protect your IP assets with the highest quality and ingenuity. Our attorneys and registered patent professionals in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice know the importance of efficiently managing an IP portfolio. We advise retail companies regarding the development, protection and exploitation of intellectual property assets. In this capacity, we assist our retail clients not only in identifying, registering and protection their brand, but also effectively licensing their brand to others. At Taylor English, we understand that an IP portfolio does not exist in a vacuum, but can be the most important part of your business.
Defended Amazon seller and individual defendants in Georgia action involving complaints made to Amazon about competitor's conduct. After successfully obtaining a dismissal of multiple defendants in the Georgia case, our firm filed an offensive action for trademark infringement and counterfeiting in New York. The parties reached a confidential settlement shortly after the New York case was filed.
- Defeated motion for preliminary injunction in copyright and trademark litigation over replacement grill parts
Music City Metals v. Cai, et al.
Represented certain defendants in a trademark and copyright case brought against numerous sellers of replacement grill parts on Amazon and eBay. Obtained advantageous modifications to a temporary restraining order and successfully defended against a motion for preliminary injunction, which promptly resulted in a favorable settlement for our clients. Music City Metals v. Cai, et al. (M.D. Tennessee
Led defense of New Hampshire-based company in patent and trade dress litigation involving drop prevention products. Assisted prosecution counsel with successful petition for Inter Partes Review at USPTO and successfully deferred related litigation, resulting in a favorable settlement for the client.
- June 17, 2016