Pazuniak Law Office

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Representative Matters                                                    

Netgear Inc. v. Ruckus Wireless Inc.                 (DDel - ongoing)

PT Diagnostics, LLC v. Honeywell International Inc. et al (EDTX - ongoing) (aircraft analyses systems)

Minkus Electronic Display Systems Inc. v. Adaptive Micro Systems LLC et al (DDel 2011) (settled) (signage systems)

Rembrandt Data Technologies, LP v. AOL LLC et al., 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 7896 (Fed. Cir. 2011) (upheld position on means-plus-function claims) (modems)

Clear With Computers LLC v. Bassett et al (EDTX 2010) (settled) (internet marketing systems)

Clear With Computers LLC v. Bergdorf et al (EDTX 2010) (settled) (internet marketing systems)

Balthaser Online, Inc. v Kimberly-Clark et al (EDTX 2010) (succeeded in transferring matter to an indemnitor) (software)

Furnace Brook LLC v. Aeropostale et al (NDIL – ongoing; favorable district court decision on appeal to Federal Circuit) (software)

Enhanced Security Research LLC v. Cisco Systems Inc. et al (DDel – ongoing; favorable district court decision on appeal to Federal Circuit)

MLR LLC v. ZTE Corp. (EDVA 2010) (settled) (telecommunications)

MLR LLC v. Motorola (EDVA 2009) (settled) (telecommunications)

Martek Biosciences Corp. v. Nutrinova, Inc., 579 F.3d 1363 (Fed. Cir. 2009) (fermenting omega-3 fatty acids from microorganisms)

Abbott Laboratories v. Banner Pharmacaps Inc. (D. Del. 2008) (obtained dismissal of case) (pharmaceuticals)

Parker-Hannifin Corp. v. Schlegel Electronic Materials Inc. (D. Del. 2008) (settled; obtained court order compelling execution of settlement) (EMI gaskets)

TsannKuen USA. Inc. v. Sensio Inc. (E.D. Va. 2008) (settled) (hardware)

Ribbit Corp. v. Rates Technology Inc., (D. Del. 2008) (obtained dismissal of case) (telecommunications)

Sprint Communications Company L.P. v. Broadvox Holdings, LLC (D. Kan. 2008) (succeeded in transferring matter to an indemnitor) (telecommunications)

Monsanto Co. v. Bayer BioScience N.V., 514 F.3d 1229 (Fed. Cir. 2008)

Clever Sys., Inc. v. Viewpoint Life Sciences, Inc., (S.D. Cal. 2008) (obtained dismissal of case) (bioinformatics systems)

Flex-Rest, Inc. v. Steelcase Inc., 455 F.3d 1351 (Fed. Cir. 2006) (affirmed jury verdict invalidating 1st patent and summary judgment of non-infringement of 2nd patent) (keyboard supports)

Versus Tech., Inc. v. Radianse, Inc. (D. Del. 2006) (settled) (health facility locations systems)

PolyvisionCorp. v. Smart Technologies, Inc., / Smart Technologies, Inc. v. Polyvision Corp., (WDMI 2005) (settled after trial cross-claims relating to interactive whiteboards)

ArborGen v. Genesis Research and Development Corp., (Del. Chancery 2006) (licensing and technology transfer dispute)

M & M Technologies, Inc. v. Gurtler Chemicals, Inc., (D. Del. 2005) (settled) (protective chemicals for surgical gowns)

Mextel Inc. v. AirShield, Inc., (E.D. Pa. 2005) (jury trial settled) (incubator system)

Apoxis SA v. Biogen Idec Inc., (Del. Super. 2004) (settled) (licensing and technology transfer dispute)

Bayer CropScience v. Monsanto Co., (four cases in St. Louis and Delaware involving transgenic glyphosate-tolerant and Bacillus thuriengensis bioengineered plants which were settled)

ActivCard, S.A. v. VASCO Data Security International, Inc., (D. Del 2003) (settled) (user authentication systems)

ARD Environmental v. Solex Robotics Systems, (D. Idaho 2003) (jury verdict of willful infringement) (robots for cleaning in-storage oil tanks)

Eastman Chemical Co. and Valent et al v. BASF, 47 Fed App. 566 (Fed. Cir. 2002) (affirmed summary judgment of non-infringement) (herbicide)

Mannington Mills Inc. v. Armstrong World Industries, 218 F. Supp. 2d 594 (D. Del 2002) (settled) (floor covering)

Babington Enterprises v. Electrolux, (E.D. Va. 2002) (settled at conclusion of jury trial) (field cooking systems used by U.S. Marine Corps)

Rhone-Poulenc v. Monsanto Co., 284 F.3d 1323 (Fed. Cir. 2002) (established federal law on bonafide-purchaser of patent rights) (biotechnology)

M&M Technologies v. Ecolab, Inc., (Arbitration 2002) (won arbitration including attorney fees) (protective chemicals for surgical gowns)

Calgene v. Aventis, (Arbitration 2002) (won arbitration including attorney fees) (biotechnology)

Rhone-Poulenc v. DeKalb Genetics, 272 F.3d 1335 (Fed. Cir. 2001) (consolidated appeal; affirmed two separate jury verdicts of fraud and patent infringement) (biotechnology)

Trolinder (Texas A&M) v. Monsanto Co., (N.D. Tex. 2001) (inventorship jury case; settled at trial stage) (biotechnology)

Rhone-Poulenc v. DeKalb Genetics, (M.D. N.C. 2000) (won jury trial on inventorship issue) (biotechnology)

Steelcase Inc. v. Haworth, Inc., 954 F. Supp. 1195 (W.D. Mich. 1997) (office systems)

American Medical Systems v. Medical Engineering Corp., 6 F.3d 1523 (Fed. Cir. 1993) (won case for client, with Federal Circuit decision establishing foundation for patent marking law) (medical device)

In Re Ziegler, 992 F. 2d 1197 (Fed. Cir. 1993) (on appeal wih others, won decision invalidating key catalyst patent)

Ernster v. Ralston Purina Co., 27 U.S.P.Q.2d 1692 (Fed. Cir. 1992) (won appeal, holding patents invalid) (food additive)

Henkel Corp. v. Coral, Inc., 754 F.Supp. 1280 (N.D. Ill. 1990) (injunction granted against adversary) (chemical cleaners)

Crown Cork & Seal Co., Inc. v. Ethyl Corp., 11 U.S.P.Q.2d 1577 (E.D. Va. 1989) (tamper-evident caps - won bench trial)

Ethyl Molded Products Co. v. Betts Packaging, Inc., 9 U.S.P.Q.2d 1001 (E.D. Ky. 1988) (tamper-evident caps - won trial finding that client’s patent willfully infringed and awarding significant damages)

Stauffer Chemical Co. v. Monsanto Co., 623 F.Supp. 148 (E.D. Mo. 1986) (settled after trial)

Compo Industries, Inc. v. Collins & Aikman Corp., (N.D. Ga., 1984) (won jury trial)

Collins & Aikman Corp. v. Compo Industries, Inc., 1982 WL 17804 (Del. Chancery, 1982) (won decision involving licensing dispute)

Monckton v. Linkbelt Corp., 505 F.Supp. 96 (D.Del. 1981) (won decision to sustain settlement agreement)

Grefco, Inc. v. Kewanee Indus., 499 F.Supp. 844 (D.Del. 1980) (won decision that adversary patents were invalid and unenforceable) (roofing panels)

EEOC v. E.I. Dupont De Nemours & Co., 445 F.Supp. 223 (D.Del. 1978) (on team that sustained DuPont’s EEOC compliance)