case search results for intellectual property litigation

Plaintiff v. Nationwide Pharmacy Chain

Represented a nationwide pharmacy chain in a patent infringement lawsuit brought in the Central District of California. The plaintiff alleged infringement of two patents directed towards the maintenance and storage of personal health records on a server. The matter ultimately settled very favorably after our client (i) filed an inter partes review request with the

January 8, 2020

Non-Practicing Entity v. Leading National Retailer

Represented a leading national retailer in a patent lawsuit in the Eastern District of Texas in which the plaintiff, a non-practicing entity, alleged infringement of a patent directed towards mobile apps used for video streaming. The matter was favorably resolved for a nuisance value.

January 8, 2020

Netbula, LLC et al. v. Chordiant Software, Inc. et al.

Obtained jury verdict of copyright infringement after a three-week trial, finding that the defendant had infringed the plaintiff’s copyright in software it had developed. (Please note this matter was handled by a Willenken attorney at a prior firm.)

December 26, 2019

Selletti v. Carey

Represented Mariah Carey and Columbia Records in two copyright infringement lawsuits in which the plaintiffs contended that Mariah Carey’s hit song “Hero” infringed the copyrights in the plaintiffs’ unpublished songs. (Please note this matter was handled by a Willenken attorney at a prior firm.)

December 26, 2019

Active Sports Lifestyle USA, LLC v. Old Navy LLC et al.

Obtained jury verdict of trademark infringement, finding that Old Navy’s use of “Active by Old Navy” infringed client Active Ride Shop’s “Active” trademarks. (Please note this matter was handled by a Willenken attorney at a prior firm.)

December 26, 2019

Fashion House v. Rock Band

On behalf of a small fashion house, filed an opposition to the registration of the mark “LANY” for entertainment services. The Willenken team asserted an incontestable trademark owned by a small fashion house against an emergent rock band which is using our client’s “LANY” mark in its merchandising. We filed an opposition to the rock

February 27, 2019

Trademark Enforcement Campaign for Leading Car Insurance Provider

Launched a successful campaign enforcing a trademark family belonging to our client, a leading car insurance provider, against various competitors and small, unaffiliated businesses.

February 1, 2019

Leading Manufacturer of Insulated Water Bottles v. Product Distributor

Representing a leading manufacturer of insulated water bottles in a trade secrets suit. The firm is prosecuting a case against Lindsay Hatcher Co. and individual defendants, in which our client alleges breach of fiduciary duties, misappropriation of trade secrets, and violation of confidentiality obligations.

January 24, 2019

Nascent Electric Vehicle Company v. Former Employees

Represented nine executives and employees of an autonomous electric vehicle start-up facing allegations of misappropriation of trade secrets, violation of non-solicitation and confidentiality obligations, and breach of fiduciary duties in arbitration from their former company. As part of a joint defense team, Willenken reached a global and highly favorable settlement for the arbitration against our

December 4, 2018

Eko Brands, LLC v. Adrian Rivera Maynez Enterprises, Inc. et al.

Defended California technology company ARM Enterprises, Inc. (“ARM”) in a week-long patent trial in Seattle. Willenken represented ARM in a matter where the plaintiff alleged patent infringement. The plaintiff sought $4.5 million in damages but ultimately secured judgment of a mere $192,000.

August 22, 2018