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Secondary Considerations Cannot Save Functional Trade Dress
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2016

LoggerHead Tools, LLC v. Sears Holding Corp., No. 12 C 9033, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Sep. 20, 2016) (Darrah, J.). Judge Darrah granted defendants summary


Counterfeiting Leads to Statutory Damages and Attorney’s Fees Award
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2016

River Light V, L.P. v. Zhangyali, No. 15 C 5918, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Aug. 22, 2016) (Shah, J.). Judge Shah granted plaintiffs (collectively “Tory


Court Will Not Allow Expansion of Plaintiff’s Claims at Summary Judgment Stage
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2016

Judge Darrah granted defendant Sears’ summary judgment motion regarding Lanham Act and related state law claims directed to Sears’ internet activity


Court Denies Post-Discovery Close Deposition
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2016

Judge Johnston denied defendants’ motion to compel the deposition of Plaintiff’s prior trademark prosecution counsel. Citing the “goose-and-gander”


Fraud Claim Requires Rule 9(b) Heightened Pleading
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2016

Judge Kennelly granted plaintiff Ariel Investments’ Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss defendant Ariel Capital’s fraud on the Patent &


Counterfeit Sales Warrant Statutory Damages, Permanent Injunction and Attorney’s Fees
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2016

Judge Coleman granted in part plaintiff Bulgari’s motion for summary judgment of trademark infringement, a permanent injunction and its attorney’s


Federal Circuit: Statutory Bar on "Disparaging" Trademark Registrations Violates Free Speech
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has held that the Lanham Act's prohibition against federal registration of "disparaging" trademarks


Trademarks are Not Proper Subject of Conversion Claims
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2015

Foodworks USA, Inc. v. Foodworks of Arlington Heights, LLC, No. 10 C 1020, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 19, 2015) (Rowland, Mag. J.). Magistrate Judge


Trademark Remedies Lie in the “Murky Overlap” of Lanham Equity
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2015

Black & Decker Corp. v. Positec USA Inc., No. 11 C 5426, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Aug. 5, 2015) (Dow, J.). Judge Dow denied defendant's motion to strike


Dismissal with prejudice does not bind parties on factual issues
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2015

Foodworks USA, Inc. v. Foodworks of Arlington Heights, LLC, No. 10 C 1020, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 19, 2015) (Rowland, Mag. J.). Magistrate Judge