Myco Industries, Inc. v. BlephEx, LLC
Brooks Kushman Obtains Preliminary Injunction Enjoining Defendant from Making Allegations of Patent Infringement and Threatening Litigation against Customers of its Client Myco Industries, Inc.Summary:
On August 27, 2019, Brooks Kushman obtained an order enjoining Defendant BlephEx, LLC (“BlephEx”), its officers, agents, and those in active concert with it from making allegations of patent infringement and threatening litigation against client Myco Industries, Inc.’s (“Myco”) potential customers in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (the “Court”). The […]
Automotive Body Parts Association v. Ford Global Technologies, LLC
Federal Circuit Affirms Win on Behalf of Ford Upholding Validity of Design PatentsSummary:
On July 23, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (the “Federal Circuit”) issued a precedential opinion affirming summary judgment in a case that challenged the validity and enforceability of design patents related to the Ford F-150 hood and headlamp. Brooks Kushman attorneys represented Ford Global Technologies, LLC (“Ford”), in the appeal, […]
Ford Global Technologies, LLC. v. New World International, Inc.
Brooks Kushman Obtains Willful Infringement on 13 Design Patents on Behalf of Ford Motor CompanySummary:
In a matter involving 13 design patents covering Ford Motor Company’s 2004 F-150 and 2005 Mustang models, a team of trial attorneys successfully represented Ford Global Technologies, LLC by obtaining a jury verdict of willful infringement and was awarded damages. The complaint was filed in 2015 against Texas-based aftermarket auto body parts distributor New World […]
Ameranth, Inc. v. Domino’s Pizza, Inc.
Brooks Kushman Obtains Summary Judgment of Unpatentability of Last of Four Patents Asserted Against its Client Domino’s PizzaSummary:
On September 25, 2018, Brooks Kushman successfully obtained summary judgment of unpatentability of the last of four patents asserted in a case filed by Ameranth Inc. against client Domino’s Pizza, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. The order ended a seven – year patent litigation brought against Domino’s and […]
Mag Automotive LLC V. Gadra Enterprises, Inc.
Brooks Kushman Obtains Summary Judgment of No Trademark InfringementSummary:
In a case involving a claim of trademark infringement regarding a Numbering System on automotive equipment parts, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan granted summary judgement in favor of Brooks Kushman’s client Gadra Enterprises, Inc. Brooks Kushman convinced the Court that Plaintiff Mag Automotive LLC had not produced sufficient evidence to […]