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A Purple Preliminary Injunction
Posted on 29 Jun 2018 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

George Ian Boxill is a sound engineer who worked with the late recording artist Prince Rogers Nelson between 2004 and 2008. When Boxill was engaged in early 2004 as a consultant to assist in selecting and testing recording equipment for the recording... Read More

Stradling Adds Prominent Southern California IP Litigator As Shareholder
Posted on 8 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN DIEGO - Alexandra ("Alex") Mahaney, an IP litigation shareholder, has joined Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth as a shareholder, in its San Diego office and as a member of Stradling's Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group... Read More

Crowell & Moring Releases Report, 'Litigation Forecast 2013'
Posted on 31 Jan 2013 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Crowell & Moring LLP has announced the publication of "Litigation Forecast 2013: What Corporate Counsel Need to Know in the Coming Year." The report explores critical litigation issues, provides concise, forward-looking... Read More

Lacoste Granted Limited Discovery In Lawsuit Over Sales In 'Big Box' Stores
Posted on 14 Apr 2011 by Lee Berlik

Lacoste Alligator, S.A., which sells tennis shirts and other apparel with the distinctive green crocodile logo in high-end stores like Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue, will get a chance to find out, through discovery in a lawsuit, which of its distributors... Read More

Fulbright's 9th Annual Litigation Trends Survey: Litigation Bounces Back; Regulation Hits High
Posted on 26 Feb 2013 by Norton Rose Fulbright

Companies in the United States and United Kingdom dealt with more litigation while regulatory investigations reached a five-year high, according to Fulbright's 9 th Annual Litigation Trends Survey . After a one-year decline, litigation rose to... Read More

Troutman Sanders LLP: Jury Awards DuPont $920M In Virginia Intellectual Property Case
Posted on 27 Sep 2011 by Troutman Sanders

By Dabney Carr Yesterday [September 14th], in what we believe is the largest verdict in an intellectual property case in Virginia, a jury in the Richmond Division of the Eastern District of Virginia awarded Dupont $920 million for misappropriation... Read More

Jury Rejects Mattel's Bratz Doll Copyright Claim
Posted on 22 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif. - (AP) A federal court jury on Thursday rejected Mattel Inc.'s claims that it owns the copyright to the blockbuster, billion-dollar Bratz dolls and instead awarded upstart rival MGA Entertainment Inc. more than $88 million in damages... Read More

HP Sues Ex-CEO Hurd Over New Job At Rival Oracle
Posted on 7 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Hewlett-Packard Co. is suing the chief executive it ousted last month, Mark Hurd, to stop him from taking a top job at rival Oracle Corp. The lawsuit , filed Tuesday in a California state court, came a day after Oracle hired Hurd... Read More

Mattel To Pay Rival $309 Million In Bratz Doll Spat
Posted on 5 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif. - (AP) A federal judge ordered toy giant Mattell Inc. to pay rival MGA Entertainment Inc. more than $309 million on Thursday, marking another tumultuous chapter in the years-long legal fight between the two companies over ownership of... Read More

Dickey's Barbecue Pit Files Lawsuit Against Former Owner/Operator
Posted on 15 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MERIDIAN, Idaho — Dickey's Barbecue Pit has filed a federal lawsuit against former Meridian, Idaho, franchise owner Luigi Mangione after he continued to use the brand when his franchise agreement ended, it was announced April 12. Dickey's... Read More