Judge Der-Yeghiayan denied defendant Aksoy’s motion to dismiss in this Lanham Act case regarding the CHICAGO TROLLEY mark for use with Chicago Trolley Tours.
Judge Bucklo denied the Doe defendants' various motions to quash or dismiss in this BitTorrent copyright infringement case.
Plaintiff Robert Frerck, a photographer, entered into limited license agreements with defendant John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a textbook publisher, for use of a number of plaintiff’s photographs in defendant’s publications.
Judge Castillo denied plaintiff EnVerve's motion for preliminary injunction in this copyright infringement action involving advertisements.
A federal district court in Illinois in CustomGuide v. CareerBuilder, LLC ruled that lost sales resulting from an unauthorized access to a computer system, but unrelated to any interruption in the system’s services, do not constitute a compensable “loss” within the meaning of the CFAA.
Judge Kendall granted defendants' (collectively "Kanye West") Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss plaintiff Vince P's copyright infringement claim.
Judge Shadur dismissed this case without prejudice as to all defendants based upon plaintiff's failure to serve any of the 300 Doe defendants within the required 120 days pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(m).
Judge Pallmeyer granted plaintiff Nielsen's: 1) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(1) motion to dismiss defendant Truck Ads' declaratory judgment claim for lack of copyright infringement; and 2) Fed. R. Civ. P. 56 motion for summary judgment regarding Truck Ads' copyright misuse counterclaim in this copyright case regarding Nielsen's designated marketing area ("DMA") maps.
Judge Zagel granted in part defendants' motion to dismiss plaintiff Healix Infusion Therapy's ("Healix") complaint, which included copyright infringement, trademark infringement and tortious interference claims, all related to the parties' competition for medical infusion services, as follows.
In its recent decision Priceless Clothing Co. v. Travelers Casualty Ins. Co. of America, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 53833 (N.D.Ill. May 19, 2011), the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois had occasion to consider the scope of advertising injury coverage afforded under a general liability policy.