Advanced Research Corporation v. IBM, Fujifilm & Oracle (U.S. International Trade Commission & D. Minn.): Represented plaintiff in patent infringement matter relating to formatted magnetic data storage tapes; settled during trial.
Soft-Gel Technologies, Inc. v. Jarrow Formulas, Inc. (C.D. Cal.; Fed. Cir.): Won summary judgment of noninfringement on patent relating to self-nanoemulsified drug delivery system; affirmed on appeal.
Use Techno Corp. v. Soft-Gel Technologies, Inc. (N.D. Cal.): Won summary judgment establishing that plaintiff’s patent on a corosolic acid composition for treatment of diabetes was invalid for lack of enablement and unenforceable due to inequitable conduct; won summary judgment dismissing claims of unfair competition; won award of $157,000 in attorneys’ fees.
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists v. Hansen (C.D. Cal.): Obtained permanent injunction and $250,000 judgment against preparation course that copied questions from plaintiff’s examination used to qualify individuals for state licensure as radiation therapists.
Cargill, Incorporated v. Salt Creek, Inc. (S.D. Fla.): Won jury verdict of willful infringement and award of treble damages in action for infringement of patent on animal feed.
Geo. M. Martin Co. v. Alliance Machine Systems International, Inc. (N.D. Cal.; Fed. Cir.): Won judgment, after jury trial, that plaintiff’s patent on machine used in cardboard manufacture was invalid; affirmed on appeal.
Medeva Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Morton Grove Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (N.D. Ill.): Represented plaintiff in Hatch-Waxman Act litigation relating to generic version of patented oral prednisolone; settled.
Visto Corp. v. Sproqit Technologies, Inc., (N.D. Cal.): Successfully opposed motion for preliminary injunction relating to patent on wireless data communication networks; plaintiff granted covenant not to sue after court issued preliminary claim construction favorable to defendant.
Fair Isaac Corp. v. International Business Machines Corp. (D. Minn.; S.D.N.Y.): Represented plaintiff in action for infringement of patent relating to decision making software; settled.
Transcom, Inc. v. Universal Motion Components, Inc. (D. Neb.): Won preliminary injunction against infringement of patent on mechanical seals for a gearbox; settled thereafter.
Normark Corp. v. THQ, Inc. (D. Minn.): Represented plaintiff in action for trademark infringement and unfair competition; settled.
CellNet Data Systems, Inc. v. Itron, Inc. (N.D. Cal.; Fed. Cir.): Won summary judgment of noninfringement on patent relating to fixed network communications system; affirmed on appeal; won award of $800,000 in attorneys’ fees.
Davis v. The Walt Disney Company (D. Minn.; 8th Cir.): Represented defendant in action alleging trademark infringement, copyright infringement, unfair competition and defamation; won summary judgment or dismissal on all claims; affirmed on appeal.
Knopik v. ExxonMobil Oil Corporation (D. Minn.; Fed. Cir.): Won summary judgment of noninfringement on patent relating to soil vapor extraction; affirmed on appeal.
Magnum Research, Inc. and SoftAir USA v. Ho Feng Industries (D. Minn.): Obtained permanent injunction and judgment of more than $2 million for infringement of DESERT EAGLE trademark and trade dress in Desert Eagle firearm.
Garber v. Chicago Mercantile Exchange (N.D. Ill.): Represented defendant accused of infringing patent on system for electronic trading; complaint dismissed with prejudice prior to claim construction hearing.
CyberOptics Corp. v. Yamaha Motor Co. (D. Minn.; Fed. Cir.): Represented plaintiff manufacturer of optical sensors in litigation relating to patent inventorship and theft of technology; settled.