Tag Archives: Infringement

Battle of the Bottles: Jack Daniel’s Brings Trademark and Trade Dress Infringement Suit Against Texas Distilleries

Jack Daniel’s is fighting hard to protect its iconic, all-American image against purported copycats. The famous Tennessee whiskey brand filed a lengthy complaint against Dynasty Spirits (“Dynasty”) and Buffalo Bayou Distilleries (“Buffalo Bayou”), two Texas distilleries, alleging trademark and trade … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court Allows Lost Profits on Foreign Sales as Damages for Infringement of a U.S. Patent

A United States patent gives the owner certain patent rights, including the right to sue for damages for infringement.  It has been generally understood that U.S. patent rights end at the border; to obtain similar rights in a foreign country, … Continue reading

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Indiana Copyright Litigation: Lafayette Based Company Sues California College for Copyright Infringement

Indianapolis, Indiana – Attorneys for Plaintiff, National Federation of Professional Trainers, Inc. (“NFPT”) of Lafayette, Indiana, filed suit in the Northern District of Indiana alleging that Defendant, Carrington College, Inc. (“Carrington”) of Sacramento, California, infringed its rights in United States … Continue reading

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Fairchild's appeal against Power Integrations. Infringement affirmed; damages vacated

The outcome: infringement affirmed, damages under the "entire market value rule" vacated:We affirm the district court’s judgments of infringement.We conclude that the entire market value rulecannot be used here to calculate damages. We vacate thedamages award and remand for further … Continue reading

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Judge Andrews Issues Markman Ruling in Infringement Action Construing Three Terms in Dispute in Asserted Claims in Patents-in-Suit

By Memorandum Opinion entered by The Honorable Richard G. Andrews in Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. et al. v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., Civil Action No. 17-389-RGA (D.Del. June 29, 2018), the Court rendered its Markman ruling construing three (3) terms in dispute … Continue reading

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