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U.S. Supreme Court Holds That TTAB Decisions Can Have Preclusive Effect in Infringement Litigation

Author: Naresh Kilaru

In a case that is certain to have far-reaching implications for trademark practitioners, and is contrary to the numerous amicus briefs filed on behalf of multiple intellectual property organizations, the U.S. 610 more words

Federal Cases

United Access Technologies, LLC v. CenturyTel Broadband Services LLC et al.

Docket No. 2014-1347

February 12, 2015

Brief Summary: DC decision that the doctrine of collateral estoppel applied even though the jury could have based its verdict on one of two separate grounds reversed and remanded. 431 more words

Collateral Estoppel

Soverain Software LLC v. Victoria’s Secret Direct Brand Management et al.

Docket No. 2012-1649, 2012-1650

February 12, 2015

Brief Summary: “[I]nvalidity of the asserted claims of the ‘314 and ‘492 patent established by issue preclusion” based on an earlier invalidation of the claims in litigation with another party and the DC judgment of infringement reversed. 457 more words

Collateral Estoppel

FlaSC: Must appt special counsel in DP cases where D waives mitigation

Affirming the conviction and death sentence of Bill Paul Marquardt, the Florida Supreme Court held:


MITIGATION:  “We also reaffirm our commitment to the principles and procedures articulated in Muhammad v. 153 more words

Death Penalty

Liz Transport, Inc. v. Haifley (In re Haifley)

(Bankr. N.D. Ind. Dec. 19, 2014)

The bankruptcy court denies the plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment in this nondischargeability action. The plaintiff’s motion asserted the debtor was collaterally estopped from arguing facts contrary to those deemed admitted by him in the prepetition state court action. 42 more words


Team Kimberlin Post of the Day

During the Kimberlin v. Walker, et al. trial last year, Brett Kimberlin accused Aaron Walker, Stacy McCain, Ali Akbar, and me of defaming him by calling him a “murder,” a “terrorist,” and a “pedophile.” He lost that case because he could not prove that anything we said about him was false. 13 more words

Team Kimberlin

A motion was filed in todays court to add Auttomatic, Inc. to the KVZ Music company and to the Kiril Zdrokov law suit

Auttomatic Inc. added to law suit vs Kiril Zdrokov and KVZ Music.

The following is the stance we have taken because of us adding themt o the claim: 2,852 more words