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Michael Jordan secures victory in 7th Circuit right of publicity ruling

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2014

On February 19, 2014, the 7th Circuit held that Jewel Foods Store, Inc.'s use of Michael Jordan's name and number in a congratulatory ad that also

Delaware Valley Floral Group, Inc. et al. v. Shaw Rose Nets, LLC et al., no. 2009-1357 (Fed. Cir. Mar. 11, 2010).

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2010

For the purposes of determining whether a genuine issue of material fact exists for summary judgment, a court should disregard affidavits that are directly contradicted by deposition testimony or that are made without personal knowledge in order to create a genuine issue of material fact

Court rules politician's use of music in a political ad is satire, not a fair use parody

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 9 2010

Musician Don Henley sued Charles DeVore, claiming that DeVore violated Henley's copyright in "The Boys of Summer" and "All She Wants To Do Is Dance."

Maker’s Mark dripping red wax trademark infringed by Cuervo high-end tequila

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2010

The red dripping wax seal on Maker's Mark bourbon bottles is a strong trademark and was infringed by Jose Cuervo International when it applied a similar red wax seal to its 100th anniversary product, Reserva de la Familia, a high-end tequila

SiRF Technology, Inc. v. ITC

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 23 2010

The International Trade Commission ("ITC") issued an exclusion and cease and desist order on importation of certain Global Positioning System ("GPS") devices and products after finding that the devices and products infringed certain patents

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings v. Metabolite Laboratories, Inc

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 16 2010

When infringement is not at issue, a lawsuit for breach of know-how and patent license agreement does not arise under patent law

Whirlpool sued by artist over designs for kitchenaid mixers

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 10 2013

Plaintiff Nicole Dinardo designs and sells hand painted KitchenAid Mixers. Whirlpool, which owns KitchenAid, allegedly approached Dinardo regarding

The appearance in the complaint of an alternative, non-patent theory with respect to each claim compels the conclusion that the claims do not "arise under" patent law

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 27 2010

The parties had settled a previous patent infringement dispute by entering into a license agreement

The Forest Group, Inc. v. Bon Tool Company

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 5 2010

35 U.S.C. 292 requires a penalty for falsely marking articles with a patent or patent number on a per article basis, rather than for each decision to falsely mark