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Timothy B Mccormack

Timothy Mccormack’s Legal Cases

23 total

  • Davis Inotek v. Rake

    Practice Area:
    Intellectual Property
    Outcome:
    Litigated case to favorable settlement.
    Description:
    Represented plaintiff with nation level business interests in trade secret litigation against former employees.
  • Quiznos Corporation v. Sauls

    Practice Area:
    Trademark Infringement
    Outcome:
    Litigated case to favorable settlement
    Description:
    Represented defendant in a domain name dispute involving the domain name www.QuiznoSucks.com in federal bankruptcy court. Issue involved the intersection of First Amendment and trademark law.
  • Envision Telephony Inc. v. WFM Solutions

    Practice Area:
    Copyright Infringement
    Outcome:
    Litigated case to favorable settlement
    Description:
    Represented defendants in software case involving copyright issues and trade secret issues, including the “look and feel” of computer interfaces. Primary defense involved the doctrine of “functionality” and “interoperability,” and many of the issues paralleled those of the older Apple v. Microsoft case.
  • SlipTrack v. Steeler Industries

    Practice Area:
    Patent Infringement
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    Represented defendant and prevailed on summary judgment in patent infringement case. In a sister case involving the same plaintiff, product, and patent claim, plaintiff was awarded a seven million dollar judgment after several years of litigation. The summary judgment in our case was used, in part, to overturn the seven million dollar judgment when it was appealed to the United States Federal Circuit.
  • Almost Golf, Inc. v. Cayman Golf, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Patent Infringement
    Outcome:
    The case settled on favorable terms
    Description:
    Represented plaintiff in declaratory patent infringement case involving synthetic golf balls. The technology of this case involved special materials used to create a life-like golf ball driving experience where the golf ball only goes a fraction of the distance when one practices his or her golf swing.
  • Godinger Silver v. Gadget Universe.

    Practice Area:
    Copyright Infringement
    Outcome:
    Litigated case to favorable settlement.
    Description:
    Represented defendant in copyright infringement action involving drink dispenser; case involved determining what aspects of copyright were in public domain.
  • Road Armor v. Trim

    Practice Area:
    Intellectual Property
    Outcome:
    Litigated case to favorable settlement
    Description:
    Represented plaintiffs in a case involving trademark ownership, employment law, and intellectual property issues. Trademark in dispute was the well-known “ROAD ARMOR” mark that appeared in the recent movie, “The Fast and The Furious” by Universal Pictures
  • Foster Manufacturing v. Hepperle

    Practice Area:
    Intellectual Property
    Outcome:
    Successful litigation resulted in judgments against all defendants
    Description:
    Represented world-class manufacturer of shipping container technology as plaintiffs in a case involving the Oregon Uniform Trade Secrets Act and several non-competition contracts.
  • Storus Corporation v. Restoration Hardware

    Practice Area:
    Intellectual Property
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    Intellectual Property consultant / deposed expert in patent infringement case involving money clips.
  • Satava v. Lowry

    Practice Area:
    Copyright Infringement
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    Represented defendant in a copyright case involving three-dimensional sculptural art made of blown glass. Case succeeded before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, resulting in very important copyright decision frequently cited on behalf of artists and sculptors. Published opinion expands the doctrine that “ideas” cannot be copyrighted when those ideas appear in nature and are replicated as such.