JMBM successfully represented its client Team-One Employment Specialists, LLC in a recent domain name proceeding and reclaiming several of its domain names which were improperly registered by a competitor. Rod S. Berman and Jessica Bromall Sparkman of JMBM’s Intellectual Property Group acted as counsel for Team-One in the contested proceeding.
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For NAXOS Capital Partners: JMBM Negotiates Growth Equity Financing of BioAmber Inc. Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) represented lead investor NAXOS Capital Partners in the $45 million growth equity financing of BioAmber Inc. Attorneys on the JMBM team included David B. Stern, Robert Steinberg and Rod Berman. JMBM also recently represented NAXOS as […]
For NAXOS Capital Partners: Series C Financing of Renewable Sciences Company Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) represented the lead investor, NAXOS Capital Partners, in the recent $100 million Series C financing of Elevance Renewable Sciences Inc. NAXOS Capital Partners is a Luxembourg-based private equity group focused on acquiring and developing businesses with unique […]
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell, LLP announced that a California Federal Court granted client Forever 21, Inc.’s motion to dismiss a copyright infringement claim brought by Los Angeles Printex Industries, Inc. Fabric design company LA Printex filed a law suit in May, 2009, claiming that a print having a repetitive anchor design was covered by […]
The U.S. Supreme Court denied the Petition for Writ of Certiorari filed by Alan Hon and Po Sun Hon following the Ninth Circuit’s denial of their appeal in the Cosmos Jewelry Ltd. Trade Dress Infringement case. Cosmos Jewelry Ltd., represented by Rod Berman and Stanley Gibson, prevailed in a trial in the U.S. District Court […]
The Missouri Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds successfully regained rights to the domain name “campinmissouri.com” through a strongly contested arbitration with Sugar Mountaindesign Company. The Association, represented by Rod S. Berman, Jessica Bromall Sparkman and Manali Dighe of the JMBM Intellectual Property Group, claimed that it owned the domain name as a trademark and […]
The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California ruled in favor of JMBM client Manley Toys, allowing its trademark cancellation case to move forward. In Wham-O Inc. v. Manley Toys, Rod Berman, Chair of JMBM’s Intellectual Property Group — with the assistance of associate Jessica Bromall Sparkman — successfully argued that Wham-O did […]
Cosmos Jewelry Ltd. Prevails in Trade Dress Infringement Case Appellate Court Affirms $2.3 Million Judgment Jeffer Mangels Butler & Marmaro LLP announced that its client, Cosmos Jewelry Ltd. — known as Denny Wong Designs — prevailed before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit in a challenge against the $2.3 million award in […]
In Welcome Co. v. Harriett Carter Gifts Inc., 50 U.S.P.Q.2d 1132 (D.C. Cal. 1998), aff’d per curiam (Fed. Cir. 1999), the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the district judge’s grant of a preliminary injunction involving a consumer product and means plus function claims.
For Grammy award-winning duo Gnarls Barkley, JMBM won a disputed domain name proceeding before a three member panel of the National Arbitration Forum. JMBM’s Intellectual Property Chair Rod Berman and JMBM associate Jessica Bromall Sparkman represented the client; they were supported by paralegal Sharon Duncan.