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IP Litigation

 

When it comes time to protect or enforce your intellectual property, Norvell IP attorneys are there. We litigate intellectual property cases throughout the country and have experience in both jury and bench trials.

We also are cognizant of the high cost of intellectual property litigation in the United States, and work with clients to establish and maintain rolling budgets to ensure that there are no surprises.

Representative cases handled by Norvell IP attorneys

 

 

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  • Western Pennsylvania Conservancy v. Heinz et. al. (C.D. Ill.) Represented plaintiff and owner of Frank Lloyd Wright's famous Fallingwater® in copyright infringement action
  • Riviera Distributors, Inc. v. Jones et. al. (C.D. Ill.) Represented defendant Midwest Electronic Specialties, Inc. in computer software copyright infringement action
  • Swanson Tool Co., Inc. v. Chicago Tools et. al. (N.D. Ill.) Represented plaintiff Swanson Tool in counterfeiting and trademark infringement action concerning counterfeit hand tools. Successfully obtained ex parte seizure order and temporary restraining order. Obtained judgment for $600,000 plus reimbursement of attorneys’ fees
  • Phillips v. White et. al. (E.D. Wis.) Represented plaintiff in patent inventorship, copyright, false advertising and unfair competition action
  • Guthy-Renker Corporation v. Environ Skin Care CC et. al. (C.D. Cal.) Represented defendant Environ Skin Care in trademark infringement action
  • Scholz Design, Inc. v. Mark I Construction, Inc. et. al. (N.D. Ill.) Represented defendant architect in copyright infringement action concerning architectural work and technical drawings
  • Kids of America Corp. v. Menard, Inc. et. al. (W.D. Wis.) Represented owner of Menards® hardware stores in copyright infringement and trade dress action concerning rights to sculptural works
  • Maui Jim, Inc. v. Serengeti Eyewear, Inc. et. al. (C.D. Ill.) Represented sunglasses manufacturer Maui Jim, Inc. in design patent infringement suit against Serengeti Eyewear
  • Caterpillar Inc. v. The Walt Disney Company et. al. (C.D. Ill.) Represented Caterpillar Inc. in trademark infringement and dilution action concerning unauthorized use of Caterpillar equipment in the movie George of the Jungle 2
  • Weigel Broadcasting Co. v. The United Paramount Network (“UPN”) (N.D. Ill.) Represented plaintiff Weigel Broadcasting, owner of the “U” trademark, in trademark infringement action
  • Herman Miller, Inc. v. Nightingale Corporation (N.D. Ill.) Represented Herman Miller, manufacturer of the Aeron® chair, in trade dress and patent infringement action
  • University of Illinois v. UIC Online et. al. (N.D. Ill.) Represented the University of Illinois, owner of the UIC trademark, in trademark infringement action
  • YourVitamins v. Bridgeport, (D. Nev.) Represented plaintiff YourVitamins in trademark infringement and domain name cybersquatting action
  • HOS Development Corporation v. Sport Helmets Inc., (C.D. Ill.) Represented plaintiff football helmet manufacturer HOS Development in trademark infringement action concerning the AIR trademark. Negotiated settlement in favor of client in the amount of $72,500.00
  • Microsoft Corporation v. Branson (N.D. Ill.) Represented defendant Branson in software copyright infringement lawsuit brought by Microsoft
  • Davis & Small Decor v. Desperate Enterprises, et al., (D.S.C.) Represented co-defendant The Country Peddlers and Company of America, Inc. in copyright and trade dress infringement action
  • Ameritech Corporation v. Phonco Communications (N.D. Ill.) Represented Ameritech Corporation as plaintiff in trademark infringement suit
  • RDV Sports, Inc. v. Logo Connections, Inc. (M.D. Fla.) Represented a professional hockey team as defendant in copyright and trademark infringement action
  • Scheffer, Inc. v. Western Printing Machinery, et al. (N.D. Ill.) Represented Western Printing Machinery in patent, false advertising and deceptive trade practices suit
  • Western Printing Machinery v. Powley, et al. (N.D. Ill.) Represented Western Printing Machinery Company in trademark and trade secret action
  • The Country Peddlers and Company of America, Inc. v. American Country Shows (E.D. Tex.) Represented Country Peddlers in trademark infringement action
  • Ameritech Corporation v. Quaterra Corporation (E.D. Wis.) Represented Ameritech Corporation, owner of the BELL trademark, in trademark infringement action regarding Internet domain name; secured judgment against defendant and award of attorneys’ fees to client
  • Signature Financial/Marketing, Inc. v. Shop at Home, Inc. (N.D. Ill.) Trademark infringement action brought on behalf of Signature Financial, a GE Capital company, regarding use of the SHOP AT HOME trademark
  • Ameritech Corporation v. Bell Directory Publ. (E.D. Mi.) Represented Ameritech Corporation in trademark infringement action against registrant of Internet domain name
  • The Kiplinger Washington Editors v. Kiplinger Corporation Services (N.D. Ill.) Represented plaintiff Kiplinger in trademark infringement action
  • Schutt Athletic Sales Company v. Douglas Protective Equipment (N.D. Tex.) Trademark and trade dress infringement action
  • Integrated Paving Concepts, Inc. v. Pat's Paving (E.D. Md.) Represented plaintiff Integrated Paving in trademark infringement action
  • Ameritech Corporation v. Computer Systems Solutions, Inc. (N.D. Ill.) Represented plaintiff Ameritech Corporation in Internet domain name case
  • Ameritech Corporation v. Ameri-Tech Web Svcs. (N.D. Ill.) Represented plaintiff Ameritech Corporation in trademark infringement action concerning Internet domain name.