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Is Someone Using Your Trademark in a Foreign Country?

December 14, 2016

Have you carefully cultivated your brand and obtained trademark protection only to have someone steal your investment and start using your trademarks abroad?  If so, you may have the ability to bring a lawsuit in U.S. Federal Court rather than attempting to navigate the laws and courts of a foreign country. The Lanham Act is […]

Tyson K. Hottinger

Laurence Cheng

Supreme Court Unanimous in Samsung v. Apple Decision

December 8, 2016

The Supreme Court issued the Samsung Elecs. Co. v. Apple, Inc., 580 U.S. __ (2016) decision today regarding design patent damages. In a unanimous decision authored by Justice Sotomayor, the Supreme Court clarified the standard for damages under 35 U.S.C. § 289. A design patent holder can seek damages under either § 284, as with […]

Adam Smoot

Erynn Embree Joins Irvine Office

December 1, 2016

Associate Erynn Embree joined the Irvine office of Maschoff Brennan. Embree previously worked as a summer associate with the firm. Her practice will focus on patent and trademark infringement and breach of contract actions. Embree received her J.D. from UCLA. She also received her B.S. in developmental and cell biology from the University of California, […]

Erynn L Embree