• Represented copyright owner in successful contingency fee suit against a major oil and gas engineering firm for illegal use of software in the U.S. and overseas resulting in a settlement in excess of $1 Million.

  • Represented patent owner in successful contingency fee suit against the New York Mercantile on electronic trading for futures patent. Our client shared in the settlement amounting to over $8 million.

  • Successfully defended Chewy Vuiton parody dog chew purses from claims of trademark and copyright infringement filed by Louis Vuitton. In a case of first impression, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed finding that the parody enhanced the value of the Louis Vuitton trademark, rather than diluting it. Decision reported at 507 F.2d 252 (4th Cir. 2007).

  • Successfully represented a plaintiff in design patent case resulting in jury verdict of damages, an injunction, interest in an amount in excess of $1 Million. The Court awarded attorneys fees in an amount over two times the amount billed to the client.

  • Represented patent owner in successful contingency fee suit against Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Mercantile Exchange in pioneer patent for electronic trading of futures. After initiating suit in Dallas, Texas and successfully defeating a defense motion to transfer the case to Chicago, we negotiated a partial transfer of the patent rights to Cantor Fitzgerald’s electronic trading arm, eSpeed and ultimately settled the case. Our client was paid for his patent rights and participates in the $30 million dollar settlement.

  • Represented an entrepreneur who was marketing parody perfumes with names like CK-9, Timmy Moledigger, Pucci who was sued by Tommy Hilfiger. Resulted in defense summary judgement where Tommy Hilfiger was “advised to chill.” See article on Law.com

  • Undefeated in bringing and defending numerous requests for preliminary injunctive relief and temporary restraining orders aimed at stopping infringement of patents, trademarks and copyrights.

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