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Trademark May Protect Non-Functional Elements of an Expired Patent
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2017

Judge Lefkow granted plaintiff Solo Cup’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss several of defendant Lollicup’s counterclaims in this trademark


Northern District’s New Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project Will Have Major Impact on IP Cases
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2017

On June 1, 2017, the Northern District implemented a Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot (MIDP) Project. The MIDP is going to have a big impact on


Allegations of Trademark Use with Illegal Drugs Support Trademark Cancellation Claim
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

Judge Bucklo granted in part defendant HBI’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss plaintiff Republic’s trademark cancellation claim


Foreign Defendant’s Unknown Address Allows Alternative Service Instead of Hague Convention
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2017

Judge Shadur denied defendant yogee-mall’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2)&(5) motion to dismiss in this trademark dispute


Federal Circuit Affirms It: No Trademark Registration for Emporium Arcade Bar
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2017

Last month, the Federal Circuit affirmed the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board’s (TTAB) finding that Emporium Arcade Bar could not register the mark


Letter and Litigation Threat Alone Do Not Create Trademark Actual Controversy
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2017

Judge Bucklo granted declaratory judgment defendant HBI’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(1) motion to dismiss plaintiffs’ (collectively “Republic Tobacco”


Moving Parties Arguments May Not be First Made on Reply
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2016

Judge Bucklo denied defendant’s (“HBI”) motion to transfer to the District of Arizona in this trade dress and


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