Representative Matters

Litigation

  1. fi360 Inc. v. Beijing Chainshine Lianfeng Business Management Consulting Co. Ltd.
    • TTAB Proceeding No. 91214998 
    • Represented plaintiff.  Defendant withdrew applications and entered co-existence agreement governing use.
  2. Center for Fiduciary Studies, LLC et al. v. Foundation for Fiduciary Studies, LLC et al. 
    • Civil Action No. 2:10-cv-00919 
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
    • Represented Plaintiff in Breach of License Agreement, Copyright Infringement, Trademark Infringement; case resolved by the parties
  3.  Ductmate Industries, Inc. v. Gray Metal Products, Inc. et al.
    • Civil Action No. 2:10-cv-01064  
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
    • Represented Plaintiff in patent infringement case; case resolved by the parties via consent decree
  4. Ductmate Industries, Inc. v. Famous Distribution, Inc. et al.  
    • Civil Action No. 2:12-cv-1440
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
    • Represented Plaintiff in Patent Infringement; case resolved by the parties
  5. Drone Technologies, Inc. v. Parrot S.A. et al. 
    • Civil Action No. 2:14-cv-00111 
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    • Represented plaintiff in patent infringement litigation.  Obtained multimillion dollar award of damages in jury trial.  

Counseling / Transactional / Other

  1. Performed patent freedom to operate evaluation on various technologies
  2. Conducted patent due diligence, including evaluation of scope and strength of patent portfolio in support of proposed joint venture agreement
  3. Patent prosecution and management patent portfolios 
  4. Negotiated the acquisitions of two key patent portfolios.
  5. Opined on the non-infringement and/or invalidity of various patents in the pharmaceutical area for numerous confidential clients.
  6. Represented a biochemical company in negotiations with a large overseas company for a “bet the company” license and potential IP theft by the same overseas company.
  7. Directed and prosecuted post grant proceedings, including reexaminations.
  8. Development and implementation an IP protection strategy.
  9. Development and implementation of trademark strategies.
  10. Negotiated the IP terms in the sale of companies.

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