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John Robert Crossan

John Crossan’s Legal Cases

4 total

  • VAE Nortrak v. Progress Rail

    Practice Area:
    Intellectual Property
    Date:
    Dec 20, 2006
    Outcome:
    Summary Judgment entered
    Description:
    Suit for infringement of 2 patents on easy-change guard rail brackets for RR track switches; Markman hearing held; summary judgment entered before trial; anti-trust claim for attemped monopolization dismissed
  • Sun Mountain Sports v Clover Sports

    Practice Area:
    Intellectual Property
    Date:
    May 04, 1999
    Outcome:
    Case dismissed
    Description:
    Patent infringement claim as to carry-bag stand for golf bag; we showed invalidating prior art at a US trade show and the case was dismissed by Plf.
  • Stoller v Ford Motor Company

    Practice Area:
    Intellectual Property
    Date:
    Jun 09, 1992
    Outcome:
    Summary Judgmnt for Def entered, reversed, settled
    Description:
    Patent asserted on a friction-pivot seatback headrest for automobiles; summary judgment entered by trial court but reversed on appeal, further SJ motion denied, settled.
  • Norfin v IBM

    Practice Area:
    Intellectual Property
    Date:
    Oct 10, 1979
    Outcome:
    Jury verdict for Plaintiff, $7.5 MM damages
    Description:
    IBM copied Norfin's patented construction of a high-speed office copier and introduced it on the Series III copier; we took over the case shortly before first jury trial, on validity, infringement, and willfulness; damages jury found $7.5 MM damages from start of IBM's leasing of the copiers; liability was affirmed on appeal to the 10th Circuit Court; case then was settled.