Media Coverage 12.06.18
Our ITC cases involve patent, trademark, copyright infringement and international trade secret theft, as well as, unfair competition claims involving false advertising. Many of our team members have also represented clients in ITC investigations involving infringement of chemical processes practiced abroad.
As lead counsel, Pillsbury takes a pragmatic approach that considers the best business outcome for clients based on their business model, next-generation products, litigation budget, market presence, and competitive conditions in the U.S. We represent clients from a wide variety of industries in ITC proceedings, achieving client goals at trial, before the Commission, on appeal to the Federal Circuit, and through negotiated settlement. Our team advises on and handles matters related to:
Our technology experience includes:
Pillsbury global ITC team members are thought leaders who regularly lecture in the United States, China, and Taiwan, on ITC case law developments and procedural strategy.
Representing Complainant Millennium Dental Technologies regarding false advertising and alleged violations of importation. Complaint was withdrawn and dismissed. (Certain Periodontal Laser Devices and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-1070).
Representing respondents The Black & Decker Corporation, Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc., bObsweep, Inc., bObsweep USA, Hoover Inc., Royal Appliance Manufacturing Co. d/b/a TTi Floor Care North America, Inc. and Shenzhen Silver Star Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd. Regarding alleged infringement of Complainant iRobot’s patents. (Certain Robotic Vacuum Cleaning Devices and Components Thereof Such As Spare Parts, Inv. No. 337-TA-1057).
Representing Complainants Ivoclar Vivadent A; Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc. and Ardent Inc. regarding alleged infringement of Ivoclar’s patents. Currently pending. (Certain Dental Ceramics, Products Thereof, and Methods of Making the Same, Inv. No. 337-TA-1050).
Ranked in Chambers USA for Intellectual Property in Northern Virginia (Band 2) and two IP partners ranked in Northern Virginia (2018).
Recognized nationally as a top-tier firm for IP Litigation, Patent Litigation, Patent Law, Copyright Law, and Trademark Law by S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers (2019).
Ranked by The Legal 500 U.S. in patent prosecution, including reexamination and post-grant proceedings (2018).