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JM Enterprises, Inc. v. The Ames Companies, Inc

Patent Litigaton

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Bk Obtains Summary Judgment of Noninfringement for Ames Companies

Summary:

Brooks Kushman PC represented Ames Companies, Inc., the leading U.S. manufacturer of lawn and garden tools, in a patent infringement action brought by JM Enterprises, Inc. The plaintiff alleged that Ames’ shovel products infringed a patent covering technology for attaching handles to shovel blades. After evaluating the asserted patent and Ames products, Brooks Kushman planned […]

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New World International, Inc. v. Ford Global Technologies LLC

Case Studies

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BK Obtains Federal Circuit Affirmance of Order Dismissing Action in ND Texas

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On June 6, 2017, the Federal Circuit affirmed a decision by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas dismissing a declaratory judgment action filed against Brooks Kushman’s client Ford Global Technologies LLC by New World International, Inc. Ford had accused New World of infringing patents covering parts of the F-150 pickup truck, […]

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TMC Fuel Injection System, LLC. v. Ford Motor Company

Case Studies

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BK Wins Summary Judgment of Noninfringement in Fuel Injection Patent Suit

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On April 21, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted a motion for summary judgment filed by Brooks Kushman on behalf of its client, Ford Motor Company, in a case involving a patent for fuel injection system technology. TMC Fuel Injection System, Inc. originally filed suit against Ford in 2012. […]

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Ford Motor Co. v. Signal IP Inc.

Case Studies

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BK Successful in IPR Challenge of Hybrid Engine Control Patent

Summary:

On February 19, 2016, the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board entered a favorable ruling cancelling 17 claims in a patent that Brooks Kushman challenged on behalf of its client Ford Motor Company. Brooks Kushman filed a petition for inter partes review of a patent owned by Signal IP, Inc., a NPE, directed to hybrid […]

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I.E.E International Electronics & Engineering S.A. v. TK Holdings Inc.

Case Studies

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BK Obtains Favorable Settlement for Client IEE in Patent Infringement Case

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On September 1, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan approved a settlement agreement between two units of Takata Corporation and Brooks Kushman client I.E.E International Electronics & Engineering S.A. Takata had originally asserted three patents relating to capacitive occupant sensors against IEE in the U.S. District Court of the District […]

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Voxathon LLC v. General Motors Corporation

Case Studies

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BK Obtains Favorable Settlement Dismissing Client GM From Multiparty Patent Infringement Case

Summary:

In 2015, Brooks Kushman client General Motors Corporation was named as a co-defendant in a patent infringement action filed by Voxathon LLC in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. Voxathon asserted a patent covering vehicle dashboard phone systems against GM and seven other automobile manufacturers and suppliers. In August 2015, the […]

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