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Representative Cases and Matters for Intellectual Property

Business Litigation - Intellectual Property - Patent Infringement

Yellow Cab, etc. v. Schwartz, et al, United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 1:13-cv-07575 (JSR/GWG).

in addition to a monetary settlement payable to our clients, after intense litigation and expedited discovery before Judge Jed S. Rakoff, Phil Landrigan and Peter Aufrichtig were able to obtain permanent injunctions against defendants’ infringement of the clients’ patent. The patent, previously prosecuted to issuance in the PTO by Peter, was for an in-vehicle vending machine. One party that was  introduced to the product by the client was also permanently enjoined from any activities related to in vehicle vending machines.

Intellectual Property - Stopping Unfair Competition By Client’s Competitors - Federal Court Action For Injunctive & Monetary Relief

Successful Action on behalf of Major Nutritional Supplement Client against Competitors' False Claims against Client’s Products

In addition to their experience on patent work and other Intellectual Property issues, McCarthy Fingar's Intellectual Property lawyers represent clients on a variety of related issues. Here, Peter Aufrichtig represented a major Nutritional Supplement client in a series of litigations in Federal Courts around the country enjoining various Competitors who made claims for their products which improperly argued for their products’ superiority over the Client’s products. Through use of scientific studies and analysis of the alleged support of the Competitor’s claims, Peter was able to enjoin each of the unfounded claims of the Competitors and in some cases also recover significant monetary damages for the Client.


Corporate & General Business - Intellectual Property – Enforcing Client’s Trademark Rights in Federal Court Litigation

Representation of Trademark Holder in Successful Litigation of United States Registered Trademark against Infringer

McCarthy Fingar's intellectual property lawyers represent clients on trademark infringement issues. Here, Peter Aufrichtig represented the holder of a Federal Trademark Registration against a major competitor using its Trademark. Peter was able to secure, through an action in Federal District Court in Salt Lake City, Utah, early injunctive and monetary relief. The infringing activity was stopped and the client received monetary damages from the Infringer.

Corporate & General Business - Intellectual Property - Represention of a Licensee in Negotiation of a Trademark & Design License

Represention of a Licensee in the Successful Negotiation of a Trademark & Design License

Our corporate and intellectual property lawyers sometimes help their clients on licensing name brands as part of their business plan. Here, Milton R. Gleit represented a licensee in the successful negotiation of a seven year trademark and design license for several internationally recognized fashion brands. Historically, the client's exclusive territory has generated more than $25 million of gross wholesale sales annually.

Corporate & General Business - Intellectual Property - Representing a Licensee Negotiating an Extension and Expansion of Multi-Million Dollar Trademark License

Representing a Licensee Negotiating an Extension & Expansion of a Multi-Million Dollar Trademark License

As part of the work of our Corporate & Intellectual Property lawyers, we often help clients on licenses for trademarks. Here, Milton R. Gleit represented a licensee negotiating an extension and expansion of a multi-million dollar trademark license.