INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LITIGATION

Kurt has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in patent, copyright and trademark infringement litigation. His plaintiff clients asserting infringement claims range from individual authors and inventors to multi-national corporations. Defense clients typically have been large U.S. companies sued in federal courts located in Texas.Technical areas in the patent infringement cases include electronics, chemicals, computer software, and internet and e-commerce, especially in the banking industry.

Some of Kurt’s intellectual property cases include:

  • Counsel for Texas-based inventor against national manufacturer of recycling and waste carts concerning patent ownership and licensing fees.
  • Trial counsel for international music licensing organization against company for copyright infringement and unauthorized use of music.
  • Counsel for Texas-based author against national clothing company for unauthorized use of excerpts from author’s book in clothing company’s magazines.
  • Counsel for Texas-based inventor against security company for claims relating to software licensing rights.
  • Counsel for international hotel chain in prosecution of trademark infringement cases.
  • Counsel for Texas-based national bank in patent infringement case concerning transaction authentication patents.
  • Counsel for Japan-based international electronics company in patent infringement case concerning DVD parental control and fast forward patents.
  • Counsel for Texas-based national bank in patent infringement case concerning electronically stored financial documents.
  • Counsel for California-based national bank in patent infringement case concerning check clearing patents.
  • Counsel for Texas-based inventor against fourteen national and international semiconductor manufacturers and retailers in multiple patent infringement cases concerning high capacitance structures in semiconductor devices.
  • Counsel for Texas-based national bank in patent infringement case concerning web page authentication patents.
  • Trial counsel for inventor against international electronics company concerning patent ownership issues.
  • Counsel for Texas-based national bank in patent infringement case concerning marketing and sale of financial products.