Representative matters for Irwin IP, or its lawyers, include:
Ameriprise v. Oppenheimer. Lead counsel for Ameriprise in a copyright infringement matter relating to personal financial management pamphlet, obtaining a permanent injunction against continued distribution of the infringing work.
B&P Littleford v. Prescott Machine. Lead counsel for Prescott Machine in copyright, trade secret, and trademark litigation against competitor B&P Littleford regarding use of schematics for industrial mixing machines, obtaining favorable settlement.
Carrol Shelby Licensing v. Eleanor Licensing, LLC. Lead counsel for Eleanor Licensing, owner of intellectual property to the “Gone in 60 Seconds” movie franchise, including the “Eleanor” car character, in copyright, breach of contract, and trademark litigation against Carrol Shelby Licensing and Classic Recreations for the right to make working replicas of the Eleanor car character.
Games Workshop v. Chapterhouse Studios. Lead counsel for Games Workshop in copyright and trademark matter relating to hundreds of copyrights and trademarks over miniatures used in tabletop wargaming. Favorable jury verdict resulting in the closing down of Chapterhouse Studios.
Massarelli’s Lawn Ornaments, Inc. v. Continental Studios, Inc. Lead counsel for Massarelli’s in a copyright infringement matter relating to concrete statuary, successfully obtaining favorable settlement with sculptor and major distributor accused of distributing infringing works.
NextPulse v. Life Fitness. Lead counsel for Life Fitness and its parent companies in copyright infringement and tortious interference matter relating to videos and software for use with fitness equipment.
The NOCO Company v. Everything Aftermarket; The NOCO Company v. RV Parts Pro. Lead counsel for two online, aftermarket parts suppliers in separate actions defending against claims of selling unauthorized NOCO power supply products, violating its trademarks, copyrights, and authorized reseller agreements. Favorably settled on behalf of clients and their affiliate, Keystone Automotive.
Dr. Shira Miller v. Dr. Thomas Rohde. Lead counsel for Dr. Miller in a matter asserting plagiarism of Dr. Miller’s frequently cited medical article by Dr. Rohde, obtaining damages and an agreement to destroy all copies of the offending article.
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. v. McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP. Lead counsel for MBHB in copyright infringement matter relating to submissions to the United States Patent and Trademark Office, successfully obtaining dismissal, leading to recovery of attorneys’ fees.
Zimnicki Litigations. Lead counsel for Zimnicki in several copyright infringement matters relating to decorative Christmas light displays, obtaining numerous settlements totaling over seven figures.