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Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property, Litigation and Patent Litigation Group

JMBM Wins a Major Patent Infringement Trial: Jury verdict of $570 million

Los Angeles orthopedic surgeon Dr. Gary K. Michelson, who revolutionized spinal fusion surgery with the invention of spinal fusion implant technology, and his company, obtained a jury trial verdict against Medtronic Sofamor Danek, Inc. in litigation involving contract claims and patent rights. In a three-month long jury trial, Dr. Michelson’s legal team secured a total […]

Intellectual Property

Getting Results – Procuring and enforcing patents

We represented a consumer products company in procuring patents for a commercially successful electrical bag sealing device and enforcing those patents. In one case, we obtained a preliminary injunction enjoining the distribution of infringing products. We also argued the case before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals which affirmed the grant of the injunction.

Intellectual Property

Getting Results – First the trademark, then the infringement win

The JMBM partner who secured a trademark on a unique jewelry design used that insight to win a multi-million dollar court victory against an infringer. Our client, Hawaii-based Denny Wong Designs, is a small family-run business that makes the distinctive Tropical Memories┬« Plumeria flower jewelry. We originally obtained a federal trademark registration for the three-dimensional […]

Intellectual Property and Litigation

Getting Results – Winning a dispute over complex technology

We represented one of the two largest manufacturers of telescopes in a dispute with its main competitor. The controversy involved complex software technology patents for telescope operation, and our client was the defendant in a patent infringement action. JMBM defeated the plaintiff’s request for a preliminary injunction and obtained summary judgment for our client. We […]