The cases involve patents related to magnetic sunglass attachments. U.S. District Judge William Zloch granted summary judgment in favor of Zenni Optical holding that Aspex Eyewear's case was precluded due to a decision in a nearly identical patent infringement case previously filed by Aspex. To continue reading, click: Aspex Eyewear Loses Appeal of Magnetic Sunglass Patent Lawsuit
The complaint, filed by Avocet Sports Technology Inc. against Polar Electro Inc., alleged that Polar Electro infringed on a patent which helps track differences in altitudes for athletes. The judge held that Avocet Sports waited an unreasonable amount of time to file the lawsuit. To continue reading, click: Time Runs Out for Owner of Altimeter Monitoring Patent
IPNews® - Federal District Court Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer issued a default judgment awarding Tory Burch LLC $20 million in damages after finding infringing use of trademarks by a counterfeiter consortium.
Judge Pallmeyer ordered a seizure of bank accounts and the transfer of domain names. Although the infringing use has ended, many of the culprits are still unidentified. To continue reading, click: Tory Burch Awarded $20 Million in Online Trademark Infringement Scheme
The complaint was filed in Nebraska federal court against Couristan, Inc. The allegations include infringement and dilution and the complaint requests destruction of all product at issue. To continue reading, click: Carpet Company Sued Over Use of “Wild Kingdom” Trademark
The complaints allege that podcasts of shows such as the NBC Nightly News and 60 Minutes are infringing the patent at issue. It appears that Personal Audio is willing to license the technology at issue. To continue reading, click: CBS and NBC Sued in Podcasting Patent Infringement Cases
The original lawsuit was filed by a Florida Ophthalmologist against Bausch & Lomb for trademark infringement. Bausch & Lomb is alleging that the trademark is in widespread use and therefore has become generic. To continue reading, click: “See Better Live Better” Trademark Generic According to Bausch & Lomb.
Southwest Airlines took the position that moving forward would be a waste of time. The Plaintiff in the case, Advanced Media Networks LLC, argued that the case should continue because the patents in suit are likely to expire prior to trial. To continue reading, click: WiFi Patent Lawsuit Against Southwest Airlines On Hold For Re-Examination
Saeilo Enterprises, Inc. filed the trademark and trade dress lawsuit in New York against Alphonse Capone Enterprises, Inc. Beyond vodka, Alphonse Capone Enterprises also sells cigars and operates a restaurant and bar said to be an old gangster hangout. To continue reading, click: Gunmaker files Trademark Lawsuit Over “Tommy Guns” Vodka
Mobile Telecommunications is alleging that ChatOn infringes patents that were registered 13-14 years ago. Samsung's technology also includes applications related to email systems such as Hotmail. To continue reading, click: Samsung's ChatON May be Off Due to Patent Infringement Allegations
The broadcasting companies are claiming that Aereo is exploiting a loophole in the copyright law, while consumer groups are ecstatic. Meanwhile, Aereo has plans to roll out its service across the nation. To continue reading, click: Appeals Court Agrees: Aereo's TV Streaming Service is Not a Copyright Infringement