GC2 Inc. v. Int’l Game Tech., No. 16 C 8794, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jul. 29, 2019) (Kennelly, J.).

Judge Kennelly ruled on plaintiff GC2’s motion for costs after its jury trial win on copyright infringement and Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) claims.

Of particular note, the Court held as follows:

  • Fees of the

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

Illinois Tamale Co. v. El-Greg, Inc., No. 16 C 5387, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Dec. 14, 2018) (Kennelly, J.).

After a jury trial on plaintiff Illinois Tamale’s Lanham Act claims regarding its PIZZA PUFFS marks and state breach of contract claims the jury returned an award to Illinois Tamale on all claims and 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

Ariel Investments, LLC v. Ariel Capital Advisors LLC, No. 15 C 3717, Slip OP. (N.D. Ill. Jul. 17, 2017) (Kennelly, J.).

Judge Kennelly granted in part plaintiff Ariel Investments’ Fed. R. Civ. P. 54(d) motion for costs in this Lanham Act case involving Ariel Investments’ ARIEL trademarks.

The Court granted defendant Ariel Capital summary