Jeffrey A. (Jeff) Simmons

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Non-competes for Existing Employees May Require Additional Consideration

USA - January 22 2018 It is not uncommon for employers to ask existing employees to sign non-compete agreements. For example, new management may want to tighten up a…

Court denies Apple, Inc. a preliminary injunction to protect its APP STORE mark

USA - October 25 2011 In a decision that may have surprised many observers, in July 2011, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied Apple, Inc.'s (Apple) motion for a preliminary injunction that would have prohibited Amazon.com, Inc.'s (Amazon) use of the APP STORE mark to sell applications for Android mobile devices.

Ninth Circuit provides important guidance for analyzing internet keyword trademark infringement

USA - June 16 2011 In March 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued an important decision addressing the circumstances in which the use of keywords for Internet searches can constitute trademark infringement.

Supreme Court's decision in Reed Elsevier leaves questions unanswered

USA - March 15 2010 Earlier this month the U.S. Supreme Court decided its only copyright case of the current term, Reed Elsevier, Inc. v. Muchnick, -- U.S. --, 2010 WL 693679.

Federal Circuit continues to tighten the reins on reasonable royalty damages

USA - March 15 2010 The Federal Circuit is continuing its close scrutiny of reasonable royalty damage awards and is encouraging district courts to do the same.