Examples of Lawsuits Enforcing Clients’ Patent Rights
Representing industry leader in automated graphics cutting in infringement litigation against its principal multi-national competitor before the U.S. District Court in Milwaukee. Secured summary judgment of infringement of client’s patents and affirmance of infringement by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, leading to resolution with permanent injunction.
Representing manufacturer-marketer of popular hydraulic steering product for outboards in patent infringement litigation before the U.S. District Court in Tampa, involving patents obtained by the firm for our client. Secured final injunction by Consent Decree against infringing product. Later represented client in litigation for breach of contract and contempt of court by the infringer, securing substantial cash settlement for client.
Representing major manufacturer of unique automatic swimming pool cleaner against infringement charges brought by competitor before the U.S. District Court in Miami. In addition to securing dismissal of all infringement counts, filed counterclaim against plaintiff’s product for infringing client’s patent rights; secured preliminary injunction against infringer, affirmance on all points by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and a permanent injunction.
Representing company that created unique connector for leads used in epilepsy brain-mapping in case in the U.S. District Court in Milwaukee against infringer of client’s patent. Obtained summary judgment of infringement and final injunction against the infringer.
Representing manufacturer of paper towel dispensers before the Green Bay federal court in infringement case against competitors’ infringing product. Defeated motion for summary judgment of non-infringement under doctrine of equivalents, leading to settlement requiring competitor to eliminate the infringing feature.
Representing Wisconsin manufacturer of patented sampling devices used in oil sands extraction in Canadian infringement lawsuit (with Canadian colleague) against manufacturer and marketer of infringing sampling devices. Secured resolution upholding patent and in which infringer withdrew the infringing product and permanently exited the market.