Representative Matters

U.S. District Court Litigation

  • Biomune v. ClearH2O (D. Me 2018-present) (gel spray method for poultry hatchlings)
  • Buyer's Direct v. JY Designs and Creations (C.D. Cal. 2018-19) (lead counsel - fuzzy slippers)
  • Coding Tech. v. Philip Morris (S.D.N.Y.) (2017-2018) (QR code scanning)
  • Highpoint Design v. Buyer’s Direct (S.D.N.Y.) (2013-2015) (lead counsel – fuzzy slippers)
  • Whetstone Electronics v. Ricoh (E.D. Tex.) (2011-2012) (multi-function printers)
  • Whetstone Electronics v. Mimaki (E.D. Tex.) (2008-2011) (wide format printers)
  • Viasys v. Versamed (D. Del.) (2006-2008) (CPAP ventilation systems)
  • Optrex America v. Honeywell (D. Del.) (2004-2008) (liquid crystal display backlights)
  • National Products, Inc. v. Gamber Johnson (W.D. Wash.) (2004-2006) (mounting devices)
  • Policappelli v. Heineken (C.D. Cal.) (2003–2005) (shaped beverage cans)
  • AFG and Asahi Glass v. Cardinal IG (E.D. Tenn.) (1996-2005) (low emissivity coated glass)
  • Asahi Glass and Corning Asahi Video v. Techneglas (W.D.N.Y) (2002-2003) (glass panels for cathode ray tubes)
  • Loral v. Toshiba (E.D.N.Y.) (2001)(charge-coupled devices)
  • Moore USA v. Standard Register (W.D.N.Y.) (1998-2001) (business mailer forms and adhesive)
  • Sigma Tau v. Lonza (D.D.C.) (1997-2000) (nutritional supplements)
  • Tegal v. Tokyo-Electron (E.D. Va.) (1999) (plasma etching machines)


U.S. Patent Office

  • Aisin Seiki v. Intellectual Ventures II - IPR2017-01537 (2018) (motor with encapsulated stator)
  • Hawkes v. Hawkes – interference lead counsel (2016-2017) (automated medication dispensing systems)
  • Owner initiated reexamination (slipper design patent) (2014)
  • Third party reexamination (powerline sensing devices) (2013)
  • Third party reexaminations (LEDs) (2012-2015)
  • Deaton v. O’Brien – interferences (1997-1998) (point-of-sale electronic coupons)



  • Licensing/enforcement of slipper design patent and related trade dress (2013 to present)
  • Licensing/enforcement of wooden candle wicks and candles design and utility patents (2016-2017)
  • Licensing negotiations regarding LED and LED packaging patents (2013-2017)
  • Licensing negotiations regarding stranded cable patents (2016-2017)
  • Licensing negotiations regarding powerline sensor system patent (2015-2016)
  • Licensing negotiations regarding photoresist composition patents (2003-2005)
  • Licensing negotiations with Lemelson re bar code scanning patents (2000-2002)