Lecat’s Ventriloscope v. MT Tool & Mfg., No. 16 C 5298, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Nov. 20, 2018) (Castillo, C.J.).

Chief Judge Castillo granted in part each parties’ cross-motion for summary judgment in this patent case involving a training system for ausculation – the act of listening to sounds within the body to diagnose

GemShares LLC v. Secured Worldwide, LLC, No. 17 C 6221, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Feb. 13, 2019) (Kennelly, J.).

Judge Kennelly granted plaintiff GemShares’ motion for partial summary judgment as to liability on its breach of contract claim against the individual defendant.

The Southern District of New York’s prior ruling on defendant’s liability for

LimeCoral, Ltd. v. CareerBuilder, LLC, No. 15 C 7484, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 9, 2017) (Der-Yeghiayan, J.).

Judge Der-Yeghiayan granted defendant CareerBuilder’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 56 motion for summary judgment as to plaintiff LimeCoral’s copyright, breach of contract and unjust enrichment claims. The Court also denied LimeCoral’s Rule 56 motion for partial

Judge Chang denied defendant Artsana USA f/k/a Chicco’s summary judgment motion, except for a specific limitation on willful infringement, in this patent dispute involving infant play gyms.

First, the Court held that a jury could reasonably determine that Artsana’s connectors pivotally connected to the mat. The original design was a fold of fabric with a

Illinois Tamale Co. v. El-Greg, Inc., No. 16 C 5387, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 29, 2018) (Kennelly, J.).

Judge Kennelly denied plaintiff Illinois Tamale’s and defendant El-Greg’s cross-motions for summary judgment in this Lanham Act dispute regarding Illinois Tamale’s PIZZA PUFFS trademarks.

As an initial matter, the Court refused to consider any crowd-sourced

Bodum USA, Inc. v. A Top New Casting, Inc., No. 16 C 2916, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Dec. 28, 2017) (Kennelly, J.).

Judge Kennelly denied defendant A Top’s motions for summary judgment and to exclude the testimony and survey evidence of plaintiff Bodum’s survey experts in this Lanham Act trade dress case involving French-press

Feb. 2, 2018) (Pallmeyer, J.).

Judge Pallmeyer denied plaintiff’s motion for reconsideration of the Court’s summary judgment decisions against plaintiff in this patent dispute involving stalk stompers — devices that attach to a tractor or combine to flatten cornstalks after they have been cut.

The Court found a handful of factual errors and that certain