Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual Property Litigation – Part I: Defending Creations of the Mind

Do you know your legal rights in Intellectual Property (IP) disputes? Trademarks, copyrights and patents all differ.  A copyright protects an original artistic or literary work.  A patent protects an invention.  A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol or design, … Continue reading

Apple’s Intellectual Property Problem

This week, Apple faces off against Nokia before the International Trade Commission, marking the first in a long list of Apple’s gripes about intellectual property violations.  In this litigation, both Apple and Nokia, the world’s largest mobile-phone producer, allege intellectual … Continue reading

RedBull Hit With Intellectual Property Lawsuit

Due to a pending Intellectual Property lawsuit, Red Bull was forced to cancel its latest stunt-oriented marketing event; a man jumping 23 miles above the earth’s surface to break the speed of sound. The Intellectual Property suit filed by Daniel … Continue reading

The Importance of Intellectual Property Law

Famous inventors who have led the way in developing some of the world’s most ground-breaking inventions and amazing explorations all have something in common—they received credit for their inventions, concepts or ideas. Invention is born from a creative process that … Continue reading

Business Method Patent Law Case Before Supreme Court

By Minara El-Rahman There is a patent law case that may change the way small businesses protect their business methods. According to, a recent case argued before the Supreme Court of the United States, Bilski v. Doll, may alter the extent … Continue reading

WIPO Director General Highlights Importance of Intellectual Property for Innovation and Technology Transfer

Geneva, May 10, 2010 PR/2010/640 The critical role of intellectual property as a tool for enabling innovation, the practical transfer of technology and industrial competitiveness were the focus of the remarks of WIPO Director General Francis Gurry to a key … Continue reading

Verdicts & Settlements

  • $33 Million verdict Wrongful death action against O.J. Simpson
  • $19 Million verdict Malicious prosecution action against Chinese importers
  • $6.8 Million verdict Business fraud & conversion case representing a Russian company
  • $6.5 Million settlement Breach of contract action against multinational corporation resulting in a $6,500,000.00 settlement
  • $5.3 Million verdict Business fraud and breach of contract case
  • $4.7 Million verdict Wrongful death / Fraudulent transfer case representing both American and Ukrainian residents
  • $4.7 Million settlement Liver Transplant case for wrongful death of Saudi Arabian citizen
  • $3.1 Million binding arbitration Personal injury's head on collision
  • $2.0 Million settlement Fraudulent transfer case
  • $2.0 Million settlement Independent Sales Organization for alleged breach of contract claim
  • $1.75 Million settlement Shareholder in connection with corporation shareholder dispute
  • $1.5 Million settlement Fraud and breach of contract case
  • $1.5 Million Judgment Breach of contract and defamation action resulting in default judgment collected
  • $1.3 Million verdict Employment and breach of contract case
  • $1.2 Million verdict Misappropriation of trade secrets and indemnity claim
  • $1.0 Million settlement Employment termination and breach of contract case

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