E. Pierce Marshall Prevails Against Claims Made by Estate of Anna Nicole Smith U.S. Supreme Court ends more than 12 years of litigation June 23, 2011 — After more than a decade of highly publicized litigation, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP is pleased to announce that our client, (the estate of) E. Pierce Marshall, […]
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.
In the U.S. Tax Court and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, JMBM successfully represented the two California founders of a women’s apparel business against the IRS. The IRS attempted to disallow our clients’ deduction of business losses from their charter jet operation, saying that the business was not being run with the intent of making […]
In one case, where JMBM’s attorney prevailed on a motion for summary judgment, our client was the only defendant removed from litigation prior to trial. The plaintiff appealed the judgment in favor of our client, and the matter proceeded to trial. The plaintiff prevailed at trial, obtaining a monetary judgment against the remaining defendants. Our […]
After more than a decade of highly publicized litigation, JMBM client, (the estate of) E. Pierce Marshall, prevailed over claims made by the estate of Anna Nicole Smith. Smith attempted to obtain half of the fortune of J. Howard Marshall, although nearly all his assets were left to his son, Pierce Marshall. After years of […]