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“Intellectual Property in the 21st Century: Staying Ahead of the Game”

Global Gaming Expo: Las Vegas, Nevada November 19, 2008

“Protecting Intellectual Property Rights to Promote Sustainable Economic Growth”

"Global Business Magazine June 2012"
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REPRESENTATIVE COPYRIGHT/TRADEMARK/DOMAIN NAME ACTIONS

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David B. Abel, Esq.
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Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
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REPRESENTATIVE PATENT CASES

CY Technology Group v. Groupon Inc., CV-10-3640 MRP (VBKx): Represented Groupon in patent infringement action. Obtained summary judgment of invalidity of the asserted patent.  The invalidity determination was affirmed on appeal.

MEI, Inc. v. JCM American Corp. et al., New Jersey – 09-351 (RBK) (JS): Represented defendants in patent infringement action. Settled after summary judgment of no literal infringement while summary judgment of no Doctrine of Equivalents Infringement was pending.

JCM American Corp. v MEI Inc., Nevada -2:05-CV-01433 RCJ (RJJ) and Appeal Case No. 2010- 1069, -1070: Represented plaintiff in patent litigation on bill validators for gaming industry. Jury verdict of infringement and $12MM damages
affirmed on appeal.

MARS, Inc., MEI, Inc. v JCM American Corp et al., New Jersey – 05-CV-3165 (RBK-JBR) and Appeal Case No. 2009-1555: Represented defendants in patent infringement action on two patents. The first patent was invalidated in a reexamination.
The claim on the second patent was dismissed for lack of standing. Sanctions awarded to defendants.

Vellata v. Best Buy, 2:10-cv-06752 AHM (AGR): Represented indemnified defendant in patent infringement action on two patents relating to click-to-call technology. Case ended with plaintiff dedicating patents to the public when summary
judgment motion was pending.

Avid Identification Systems, Inc. v. Global ID, C.D. Cal., CV 98-4055 NM (CWx): Represented plaintiff in design patent infringement action, trade secrets action. Obtained summary judgment of infringement and validity. Jury award of damages.

Avid Identification Systems, Inc. v. Schering-Plough Corp., C.D. Cal., EDCV 99-170 VAP (BQRx): Represented plaintiff in unfair competition, false advertising action. Obtained summary judgment and permanent injunction.

Seiko Epson v. Nukote, C.D. Cal., CV 95-2734 TJH and CV 97-7587 TJH: Represented plaintiff in patent infringement action on ink jet printing cartridges. Obtained injunction and $1MM contempt sanction. Case settled with judgment for plaintiff.

Aoki Technical Laboratories, Inc. v. FMT, D.C., N.H., C-96-42-JD: Represented defendant in patent infringement action on stretch-blow-molding technology for plastic bottles. Case settled before trial.

PhoneTel v. Cybiotronics, E.D. Texas, 4-98CY-705-Y: Represented defendant in patent infringement suit on patents relating to telephone technology. Action settled on favorable terms during mediation while summary judgment of no infringement motion was pending.

Lemelson v. Nissei Plastics, Reno, Nevada District Court: Represented defendant in patent infringement action relating to injection molding. Case settled on terms very favorable to defendant resolving all potential claims on Lemelson’s
patent portfolio.

ADL v. Chapparral Communications, Inc. C.D. Cal.: Represented defendant in patent infringement action on satellite dish technology. Jury trial resulted in hung jury. Case settled before retrial.

Japan Cash Machine, Co. v. DSI, C.D. Cal.: Represented plaintiff in patent infringement action. Case settled with terms favorable to client including an injunction.

Wang Laboratories, Inc. v. American Computers & Digital Components, Inc. (ACDC), C.D. Cal., 93-893K (POR): Represented defendant in breach of contract and patent infringement action. Case settled on very favorable terms for defendant after Federal Circuit decision in Wang v Toshiba.

American Hakko Products v. Metcal, Inc. Represented declaratory judgment plaintiff in patent non-infringement action. Action dismissed when patentee asserted it would never sue on the patent.

 

 

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