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Bassam N. Ibrahim

Bassam N. Ibrahim


Intellectual Property Section Co-Chair

Trademark Practice Group Leader

Alexandria, VA
Tampa, FL
  • National Fuel Gas Company v. National Fuel Marketing. Obtained a settlement for client National Fuel Gas Company in a trademark infringement case concerning the NATIONAL FUEL trademark. (M.D. Penn)
  • In the Matter of Certain Agricultural Machines and Components Thereof, No. 337-TA-487. Obtained general exclusion order and cease and desist orders for Deere & Company in matter involving "gray market" and other imported goods infringing Deere's famous green and yellow trademarks and JOHN DEERE trademark.
  • Radlo Foods, LLC v. Born Free, Inc. (D. Del.). Represented owner of BORN FREE trademark.
  • General Conference Corporation of Seventh Day Adventists v. U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services and National Institutes of Health (D. D.C. ). Represented trademark owner against alleged infringer.
  • Waterford Wedgewood PLC v. Forma-Kutzscher Gmbh, Opposition No. 123,735 (). Represented Waterford against infringement of its leading LISMORE brand for crystal.
  • Mueller Sports Medicine, Inc. v. Beveridge Marketing LLC, No. 04-C-648-C, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8937 (W.D. Wisc. 2005). Represented defendant accused of infringing patent for under eye light absorbing devices worn by athlete and trademarks, obtained summary judgment of non-infringement in favor of the client.
  • Bush Brothers & Co., Inc. v. Nash Finch Co., No. 02-1621-SLR (D. Del. ). Protection of famous trade dress of Bush's beans.
  • Gus Sclafani Corp. v. Violet Packing Co., Cancellation Nos. 25,837 and 27,434; Opposition No.106,710, 2002 TTAB Lexis 107 (TTAB ), aff'd 2003 U.S. App. Lexis 1103, Fed.Cir. 2003. Obtained favorable ruling from the TTAB concerning client's priority of use.
  • Deere & Co. v. MTD Products, Inc., No. 00-CV-596 (LMM), 2001 U.S. Dist. Lexis 5190, S.D.N.Y. 2000. Represented Deere & Co. in a matter protecting Deere's famous green and yellow trade dress.
  • RP Technical Services, Inc. v. Severe Paintball, L.C., No. 01-7624-CIV, S.D. Fla. 2001. Prevented injunction against client's trade dress for paintballs.
  • Advance Stores Co. v. Refinishing Specialties,188 F.3d 408 (6th Cir. ). Preserved on appeal a permanent injunction restricting a prior trademark user's use of a conflicting mark to a single county.