On July 14, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. CT, the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (“IPLAC”) and the Illinois Intellectual Property Alliance (“ILIPA”) will host a panel discussion focusing on NFTs and some of the many questions revolved around non-fungible tokens. The panel is moderated by Alex Karana, Karana IP Law, LLC.
CampaignZERO, Inc. v. StayWoke, Inc., Slip Op., No. 20 C 6765 (N.D. Ill. Dec. 4, 2020) (Valderrama, J.).
Judge Valderrama granted in part plaintiff CampaignZERO’s motion for expedited discovery related to its motion for a preliminary injunction in this trademark dispute involving CampaignZERO’s CAMPAIGNZERO mark.
Of particular note, the Court held as follows:
Norix Group, Inc. v. Correctional Techs., Inc. d/b/a Cortech USA, et al., Slip Op., No. 20 C 1158 (N.D. Ill. Jan. 19, 2021) (Feinerman, J.).
Judge Feiinerman granted in part defendant Cortech’s motion to stay pending ex parte reexam and denied Coretech’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) in this patent case involving “intensive use”…
Shenzhen Buxian Network Tech. Co., Ltd. d/b/a Veken v. Bodum USA, Inc., Slip Op., No. 20 C 1726 (N.D. Ill. Jan. 25, 2021) (Aspen, Sen. J.).
Judge Aspen denied plaintiff’s motion to certify an interlocutory appeal in this trade dress dispute involving French press coffee makers.
A jury previously held that the identical French…
The AIA Trials Committee of the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (“IPLAC”) is hosting a fireside chat with Vice Chief Judge Michael Tierney and McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP partner George “Trey” Lyons, III on May 25, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. CT.
This event is free for IPLAC members. Please…
Putco, Inc. v. Carjams Com, Inc., Slip Op., No. 20 C 50109 (N.D. Ill. Feb. 10, 2021) (Jensen, Mag. J.).
Magistrate Judge Jensen granted in part defendant Carjams’ motion for a protective order concerning plaintiff Putco’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(b)(6) notice in this patent dispute.
Of particular note:
- Carjams’ claim that Putco should
Got Docs, LLC v. Kingsbridge Holdings, Inc., Slip Op., No. 19 C 6155 (N.D. Ill. Feb. 2, 2021) (Guzman, J.).
Judge Guzman denied defendant Kingsbridge’s summary judgment motion and granted plaintiff Got Docs’ summary judgment in this trade secret case involving manage-document business.
The parties disputed whether plaintiff Got Docs’ managers were authorized to…
Unidentified Patent Holder v. Does 1-24, Slip Op., No. 21 C 514 (N.D. Ill. Feb. 6, 2021) (Kennelly, J.).
Judge Kennelly ordered unidentified plaintiff (Doe Plaintiff) to show cause why the patent case should not be dismissed.
The Court noted that in many ways this was a typical “Schedule A” case in which a…
The Northern District of Illinois has begun to allow electronic filing of non-sealed digital audio/video exhibits (MP4, MP3, MOV, etc.). The exhibits will be available for purchase and download via the Certified Copy Desk.
If you want to file a document:
- Go to the Northern District’s digital submission page and fill out the form;
On May 6, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT, the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) is hosting a panel discussion focusing on topics related to Section 101. A selection of topics will be discussed. The panel is being moderated by A. Christal Sheppard Professor, University of Nebraska College of Law, Distinguished…