Quantcast
Home (page 4)

Tag Archives: Intellectual Property

Fees Cut for Deposition Overstaffing (access required)

In plaintiff’s suit alleging infringement of plaintiff’s patented method of creating electronic maps of utility line in Virginia, a Norfolk U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge orders plaintiff to pay defendant $42,464 in attorney’s fees and costs incurred by defendant to ...

Read More »

Defendant Wins Suit, But Court Denies Fees (access required)

After dismissing plaintiff’s suit alleging defendant H&M infringed its patent for material used in H&M’s “Beauty” underwire brassieres, the Norfolk U.S. District Court denies H&M’s request for attorney’s fees; defendant has failed to show inequitable conduct by a preponderance of ...

Read More »

Writer Sues over ‘Horror’ ’Zine Series (access required)

A writer suing defendant “Horrorhound” magazine, marketed to fans of horror culture, may amend his complaint a second time to add three additional counts to intellectual property claims arising from his allegations of defendant’s treatment of plaintiff’s “Video Invasion” series ...

Read More »

‘Fair Use’ Asserted Against Copyright Claim (access required)

In this copyright infringement action, an Alexandria U.S. District Court denies plaintiff’s motion to strike most of defendant’s affirmative defenses, including fair use and unclean hands, based on a claim that plaintiff is responsible for initially seeding some of its ...

Read More »

Court Orders ‘Redskins’ Mark Cancellation (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court agreed with defendant Native Americans that plaintiffs’ registered trademarks for the Washington Redskins professional football team “may disparage” a composite of Native American people who contend the Redskins name is a racial slur, and the ...

Read More »

Restaurant Has Trademark, Trade Secret Claims (access required)

In this ongoing dispute by the proprietors of Mimosa I restaurant in Winchester and defendants, who allegedly took over plaintiffs’ business after an initial investment, a Harrisonburg U.S. District Court says plaintiffs have stated claims for trademark infringement and for ...

Read More »