Intellectual Property Law: Counseling, Licensing, Litigation & Procurement

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Representative Reported Decisions

Banner & Witcoff attorneys have litigated hundreds of intellectual property cases throughout the federal and state court systems since the 1930s. Below is a list of representative litigation matters handled by our attorneys. Parties represented by Banner & Witcoff are indicated in bold.

2018

  • Buc-ee’s Ltd. v. Shepherd Retail, Inc., et al. No. 4:15-cv-03704, S.D. Tex., May 22, 2018

2017

  • Adidas AG v. NIKE, Inc. Nos. IPR2016-00921 and IPR2016-00922, USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board, October 19, 2017
  • C&F Enterprises v. OBA Canvas Co. et al. No. 1:17-cv-00512, E.D. Va, August 31, 2017
  • Rembrandt Gaming Technologies, LP v. Boyd Gaming Corp., et al. (WMS Gaming, Inc., et al.) No. 2016-2249, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, August 21, 2017
  • Adidas AG v. NIKE, Inc. Nos. IPR2017-00263, IPR2017-00264, USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board, June 7, 2017
  • Phil-Insul Corp., DBA IntegraSpec v. Airlite Plastics Co. No. 16-1982, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, April 17, 2017
  • MPHJ Technology Investments, LLC v. Unum Group. No. 1:14-cv-00006, D.Del., March 24, 2017
  • RTIC Coolers LLC v. YETI Coolers, LLC. Nos. IPR2016-01176, IPR2016-01207, IPR2016-01430, IPR2016-01432 and IPR2017-00468, USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board, March 8, 2017
  • YETI Coolers, LLC v. RTIC Coolers, LLC. Nos. 1:15-cv-00597, 1:16-cv-00264, 1:16-cv-00907, 1:16-cv-00909 and 1:16-cv-00985, W.D. Tex., February 3, 2017

2016

  • Irrevocable Trust of Anthony J. Antonious v. NIKE, Inc. No. 2:11-cv-06327, D.N.J., December 19, 2016
  • Cannarella v. Volvo Car USA LLC et al. No. 2:16-cv-06195, N.D. Cal., December 13, 2016
  • Skechers U.S.A., Inc. v. NIKE, Inc. Nos. IPR2016-00870, IPR2016-00871, IPR2016-00872, IPR2016-00874, IPR2016-00875, IPR2016-01043, IPR2016-01044, IPR2016-01045. USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board, November 16 and September 29, 2016
  • Ficep Corporation v. Voortman USA Corp., No. 1:13-cv-00429-MJG, D. Md., Sept. 30, 2016
  • Coriant Operations, Inc. and other co-petitioners v. Capella Photonics, Inc. IPR2015-00816, IPR2015-00894, IPR2015-01969, IPR2015-01958, IPR2015-01961 and IPR2015-01971. USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board, January-October 2016
  • NIKE, Inc. v. Capital E Finance Co, LLC. Opp. No. 91221511. USPTO Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, June 24, 2016
  • Rembrandt Gaming Technologies, LP v. Boyd Gaming Corp. (WMS Gaming, Inc., et al.) No. 2:12-cv-775. D. Nev., April 5, 2016
  • Riparius Ventures LLC v. Cisco Systems Inc., et al. (Skype Technologies S.A. and RTX Telecom A/S) No. 15-1675, 15-1757. U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, March 15, 2016
  • Phil-Insul Corp. v. Airlite Plastics, et al. No. 8:12-cv-00151. D. Neb., March 2, 2016
  • Lexmark International Inc. v. Impression Products Inc. No. 2014-1617. U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, February 12, 2016
  • Synopsys, Inc. v. Mentor Graphics Corp. No. 14-1516. U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, February 10, 2016
  • Seagate Technology LLC v. Enova Technology Corp. No. IPR2014-00683, IPR2014-01178, IPR2014-01297 and IPR2014-01449. USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board, September 2, 2015-February 4, 2016

2015

  • Cyberphone Systems, LLC v. Lexmark International, Inc. No. 1:14-cv-01489. D. Del., October 8, 2015
  • Luv N’ Care, Ltd. v. Groupo Rimar, AKA Suavinex, SA. No. 3:14-cv-02491. W.D. La. September 30, 2015
  • Mouldtec, Inc. v. Pagter & Partners International B.V. No. 1:12-cv-04249. N.D. Ill. September 29, 2015
  • Atlas Brewing Company, LLC v. Atlas Brew Works LLC. Opp. No. 91210379. USPTO Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, September 22, 2015
  • BLD Services LLC v. LMK Technologies LLC. Nos. IPR-2014-00768, IPR2014-00770, IPR2015-00721 and IPR2015-00723. USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board, August 24, 2015
  • VPN Multicast Technologies LLC v. Dimension Data North America, Inc.et al. No. 2:14-cv-01014. E.D. Tex., June 21, 2015
  • Lexmark International Inc. v. Impression Products Inc. No. 2014-1617. U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, April 15, 2015 [sua sponteordered en banc hearing]
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products LLC, No. 14–cv–1466, E.D. Wis., April 9, 2015
  • NIKE, Inc. v. United States Naval Academy Foundation. No. 91208950-OPP. USPTO Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, March 9, 2015
  • McAirlaids, Inc. v. Kimberly-Clark Corp. No. 7:13-cv-00193. W.D. Va., March 5, 2015

2014

  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide Inc. v. First Quality Products Inc. et al. No. 1:09-cv-01685. M.D. Pa., June 5, 2014
  • Fuel Clothing Co. v. NIKE, Inc., D. S.C., No. 3:12-cv-00555, May 28, 2014
  • Lexmark International, Inc. v. Ink Technologies Printer Supplies, LLC, et al., No. 1:10-cv-564-MRB, S.D. Ohio, March 27, 2014
  • Cisco Systems, Inc., Skype Technologies SA and RTX Telecom A/S v. Riparius Ventures LLC (Appeals 2013-006854 and 2013-006969) (In relation to Control Nos. 95/000,502 and 95/000,503), USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board, March 3, 2014
  • Synopsys Inc. v. Mentor Graphics Corp., No. IPR2012-00042. USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board, February 19, 2014
  • S&S Cycle v. Harley-Davidson, No. 13-c-1428, E.D. Wis., January 17, 2014

2013

  • Already, LLC, DBA Yums v. NIKE, Inc. January 9, 2013 (U.S. No. 11-982)
  • Blue Trading, LLC v. Lexmark International, Inc., No. 13-cv-21305-DMM/DLB, June 12, 2013
  • Personal Keepsakes, Inc. v. Personalizationmall.com Inc., (Techny Advisors, LLC), Slip Copy, 2013 WL 5348329, N.D. Ill., September 24, 2013

2012

  • Rembrandt Gaming Technologies, LP v. Boyd Gaming Corporation, et al., (WMS Gaming, Inc.), 2012 WL 6021339, D. Nev.
  • Infinity Computer Products, Inc. v. Lexmark Int’l, Inc., et al., No. 2:10-cv-03175 LDD, E.D. Pa.
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide Inc., v. First Quality Baby Products LLC, Slip Copy, 2012 WL 1413299, E.D. Wis., April 23, 2012 (No. 09-C-916)
  • Methode Electronics, Inc. v. DPH-DAS LLC, f/k/a Delphi Automotive Systems, Slip Copy, 2012 WL 831470, E.D. Mich., March 12, 2012 (Nos. 09-CV-13078, 09-14303)
  • Advanced Cartridge Technologies LLC v. Lexmark International, Inc., Slip Copy, 2012 WL 555954, M.D. Fla., February 21, 2012 (No. 8:10-cv-486-T-23TGW)
  • Personal Keepsakes, Inc. v. Personalizationmall.com Inc., (Techny Advisors, LLC), Slip Copy, 2012 WL 414803, N.D.Ill., February 8, 2012 (No. 11 C 5177)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, Slip Copy, 2012 WL 275942, M.D. Pa., January 31, 2012 (No. 1:09-CV-1885)
  • RMDI, LLC v. Remington Arms Co., Inc., (Rock River Arms), Slip Copy, 2012 WL 159619, D. Utah, January 18, 2012 (No. 2:10–CV–29 TS)

2011

  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 6026591, E.D. Wis., December 04, 2011 (Nos. 10-C-1118, 09-C-916)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 4738110, M.D. Pa., October 06, 2011 (No. 1:09-CV-1685)
  • Dura Global Technologies, Inc. v. Magna Donnelly Corp., Slip Copy, 2011 WL 4532875, E.D. Mich., September 30, 2011 (No. 2:07-CV-10945)
  • Dura Global Technologies, Inc. v. Magna Donnelly Corp., Slip Copy, 2011 WL 4527576, E.D. Mich., September 29, 2011 (No. 2:07-CV-10945-SFC)
  • U.S. Ethernet Innovations, LLC v. Acer, Inc., (Harley-Davidson) No. C 10-03724 JW, No. C 10-05254 JW, No. C 10-03481 JW, N.D. Cal., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 111934, September 29, 2011
  • 2011 ITC LEXIS 1928, Investigation No. 337-TA-740 (Lexmark International)
  • Kathrein-Werke KG v. Radiacion y Microondas S.A., Slip Copy, 2011 WL 4460393, N.D. Ill., September 26, 2011 (No. 07 C 2921)
  • Facebook, Inc. v. Teachbook.com LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 4449686, N.D. Ill., September 26, 2011 (No. 11-CV-3052)
  • Monsanto Co. v. Bowman— F.3d —-, 2011 WL 4375669, 100 U.S.P.Q.2d 1224, C.A.Fed. (Ind.), September 21, 2011 (No. 2010-1068) (representing Lexmark as amicus curiae)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Prods., LLC, Case No. 09-C-0916, E.D. Wis., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 104289, September 14, 2011
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 3880787, E.D. Wis., September 01, 2011 (No. 09-C-0916)
  • Modern Trade Communs., Inc. v. PSMJ Res., Inc., No. 10 C 5380, N.D. Ill., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 93032, August 19, 2011
  • Parallel Networks, LLC v. Abercrombie & Fitch, (NIKE) Slip Copy, 2011 WL 3609292, 2011 Markman 3609292, E.D. Tex., August 12, 2011 (No. 6:10CV111)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 3583357, E.D.Wis., August 12, 2011 (No. 09-C-0916)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, 388 Fed.Appx. 990, 2010 WL 3034891, C.A.Fed. (Wis.), August 02, 2010 (No. 2010-1382
  • 2011 ITC LEXIS 1159, Investigation No. 337-TA-740 (Lexmark International)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 3236533, E.D.Wis., July 28, 2011 (No. 09-C-0916)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 3240452, E.D.Wis., July 27, 2011 (No. 09-C-0916)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Prods., LLC, Civil No. 1:09-cv-1685, M.D.Pa., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 80565, July 25, 2011
  • Furnace Brook LLC v. Aeropostale, Inc. (NIKE, Inc.) 447 Fed.Appx. 165, 2011 WL 2938470 (C.A.Fed. (Ill.)), 99 U.S.P.Q.2d 1602, July 22, 2011 (No. 2011–1025)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Prods., LLC, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 115427 (M.D. Pa., Oct. 6, 2011)
  • Ambato Media, LLC v. Clarion Co., Ltd., (Delphi), No. 2:09-cv-242-TJW, E.D. Tex., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 77381, July 18, 2011
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. Fameccanica Cata SpA, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 2634287, E.D. Wis., July 05, 2011 (No. 10-C-0917)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 2619103, E.D. Wis., July 01, 2011 (No. 09-C-0916)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 2580612, E.D. Wis., June 29, 2011 (No. 09-C-0916)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Prods., LLC, No. 09-C-0916, E.D. Wis., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 69037, June 24, 2011
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 2491427, E.D. Wis., June 22, 2011 (No. 10-C-1118)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 2161072, (Not Selected for publication in the Federal Reporter), C.A.Fed. (Wis.), June 01, 2011 (No. 2010-1382
  • RMDI, LLC v. Remington Arms Co., Inc., Slip Copy, 2011 WL 2135037, D. Utah, May 26, 2011 (No. 2:10-CV-29 TS)
  • Therasense, Inc. v. Becton, Dickinson and Co., 649 F.3d 1276, 99 U.S.P.Q.2d 1065, C.A.Fed. (Cal.), May 25, 2011 (No. 2008-1511, 2008-1514, 2008-1512, 2008-1595, 2008-1513) (representing Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago as amicus curiae)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 1883815, 2011-1 Trade Cases P 77,452, M.D.Pa., May 17, 2011 (No. 1:CV-09-1685)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Prods., LLC, No. 09-C-0916, E.D.Wis., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 51764, May 13, 2011
  • Affinity Labs of Tex., LLC v. NIKE, Inc., No. C 10-5543 CW, N.D. Cal., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 51665, May 13, 2011
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 1343166, E.D. Wis., April 08, 2011 (No. 09-C-0916)
  • Dura Operating Corp. v. Magna Intern., Slip Copy, 2011 WL 1296990, E.D. Mich., April 05, 2011 (No. 2:10-CV-11566)
  • PalTalk Holdings, Inc. v. Sony Computer Entm’t Am., Inc., (Jagex), No. 2:09-CV-274-DF-CE, E.D. Tex., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 37330, April 5, 2011
  • Wacoh Co. v. Analog Devices, Inc., (General Motors), No. 09-10119, consolidated with No. 09-10123, E.D. Mich., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 37532, April 5, 2011
  • Pregis Corp. v. Kappos, (Free-Flow Packaging)  Slip Copy, 2011 WL 1211560, C.A.Fed. (Va.), March 31, 2011 (No. 2010-1492, 2010-1532)
  • American Medical Systems, Inc. v. Biolitec, Inc.,— F.Supp.2d —-, 2011 WL 1195889, D. Mass., March 30, 2011 (No. CIV.A. 08-30061-MAP)
  • Jagex Ltd. v. Impulse Software,— F.Supp.2d —-, 2011 WL 1303122, D. Mass., March 30, 2011 (No. CIV.A. 10-10216-NMG)
  • Magna Mirrors of America, Inc. v. Dura Global Technologies, LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 1120265, E.D. Mich., March 24, 2011 (No. 10-12283)
  • Quad/Tech, Inc. v. Q.I. Press Controls B.V., Slip Copy, 2011 WL 944373, C.A.Fed. (Pa.), March 21, 2011 (No. 2010-1354)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 995864, E.D. Wis., March 21, 2011 (No. 09-C-0916)
  • Dura Operating Corp. v. Magna Intern., Slip Copy, 2011 WL 869372, E.D. Mich., March 10, 2011 (No. 10-11566)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 871479, 2011 Markman 871479, M.D. Pa., March 01, 2011 (No. 1:CV-09-1685)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 743468, M.D. Pa., February 24, 2011 (No. 1:CV-09-1685)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 679337, E.D. Wis., February 16, 2011 (No. 09-C-0916)
  • Lyons v. Nike, Inc., Slip Copy, 2011 WL 597050, D. Or., February 11, 2011 (No. CIV. 09-1183-AC)
  • Pension Advisory Group, Ltd. v. Country Life Ins. Co., — F.Supp.2d —-, 2011 WL 649350, S.D. Tex., February 11, 2011 (No. CIV.A. C-10-278)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 196509, 2011 Markman 196509, E.D. Wis., January 20, 2011 (No. 09-C-916)
  • Nike, Inc. v. Already, LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 310321, S.D. N.Y., January 20, 2011 (No. 09 CIV. 6366 RJS)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, 407 Fed.Appx. 431, 2011 WL 63986, C.A.Fed. (Pa.), January 10, 2011 (No. MISC. 957)
  • Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC, Slip Copy, 2011 WL 62100, E.D. Wis., January 07, 2011 (No. 09-C-916)

Reported Decisions 2000-2010

Reported Decisions 1990-1999

Reported Decisions 1980-1989

Reported Decisions Pre-1980