Patent Results


Patent Appeals


SEB S.A. v. Montgomery Ward & Co., 594 F.3d 1360 (Fed. Cir. 2010) (represented appellant; argued; patent infringement; affirmed).   

Sunbeam Products v. Wing Shing Products (BVI) Co., 153 Fed. Appx. 703 (Fed. Cir. 2005), cert. denied, 126 S. Ct. 1085 (2006) (represented appellee/cross-appellant; argued; design patent infringement; affirmed; adversary represented by Fish & Neave).

Wing Shing Products (BVI) Co. v. Sunbeam Products, 665 F. Supp. 2d 357 (S.D.N.Y. 2009) aff'd, 374 F. Appx. 956 (Fed. Cir. 2010) (represented plaintiffs unsuccessfully defending a motion for summary judgment in a design patent infringement action).

Patent Trials


SEB S.A. v. Montgomery Ward & Co., April 2006; S.D.N.Y.; jury trial; represented defendants; patent infringement; one week; adverse verdict of $4,650,000; compensatory verdict reduced by $2 million, but enhanced damages of $2.65 million, attorneys' fees and prejudgment interest awarded and then vacated.

Sunbeam Products v. Wing Shing Products (BVI) Ltd., December 2001; Bankruptcy S.D.N.Y.; bench trial; represented defendant-counterclaimant; design patent infringement; three days; award of $2.35 million; reported at 293 B.R. 586 (S.D.N.Y. Br. 2003); adhered to on reconsideration at 304 B.R. 622 (S.D.N.Y. Br. 2004); affirmed in part and reversed in part by the district court at 311 B.R. 378 (S.D.N.Y. 2004); adversary represented by Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Fish & Neave; affirmed by the Federal Circuit at 153 Fed. Appx. 703 (August 24, 2005); writ of certiorari to the United States Supreme Court denied, 126 S. Ct. 1085 (2006). 

Kransco Mfg. v. Hayes Specialties Corp., October 1994; E.D. Mich; bench trial; represented plaintiff; trademark and patent infringement; one day; favorable decision; reported at 33 U.S.P.Q.2d 1999, aff'd in part, rev'd in part, 37 U.S.P.Q.2d 1722.