TRADEMARK

Your trademarks are valuable assets which require aggressive and comprehensive protection. They convey the quality and distinctiveness associated with your products and services. Infringement can not only affect your reputation but also your bottom line. We can help protect you.

  • Alitalia-Linee Aeree Italiane v. Casinoalitalia.com and Technologia JPR, Inc., 128 F. Supp 2d 340 (E.D. Va. 2001). Handled first domain name case to decide that in rem and in personam actions may not be brought simultaneously under § 43(d) of the Lanham Act.
  • Tandem Healthcare, Inc. v. Tandem Management Co, LLC, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Represented trademark owner in trademark infringement action, which resulted in settlement on favorable terms.

  • In the Matter of Certain Agricultural Machines and Components Thereof, U.S. International Trade Commission. Represented Deere & Company in a complex case involving "gray market" and other imported goods infringing Deere's famous yellow and green trade dress and "JOHN DEERE" trademark resulting in issuance of an exclusion order and cease and desist orders.

  • Advance Stores Co. v. Refinishing Specialties, 188 F.3d 408 (6th Cir. 1999). Preserved on appeal a permanent injunction restricting a prior trademark user's use of a conflicting mark to a single county.
  • Haynes International, Inc. v. Specialty Metals Corp., United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Represented trademark owner in trademark infringement action in which defendant voluntarily ceased use of infringing mark.

  • Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. J&P Lube, Inc. et al., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Represented trademark holder in action against former licensee for infringement of various marks, resulting in entry of a consent order requiring the former licensee to amend its trademarks and trade names.

  • Deere & Co. v. MTD Products, Inc., United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Represented Deere & Co. against a manufacturer of outdoor power equipment in a matter protecting Deere's famous green and yellow trade dress under the Lanham Act.