Monthly Archives: September 2012

Magistrate Judge Kaplan Assumes Position With JAMS

JAMS has announced (press release available here) that former Northern District of Texas Magistrate Judge Jeff Kaplan has joined its panel (after 18 years of federal judicial service). Judge Kaplan “will be based in the JAMS Dallas Resolution Center and … Continue reading

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R&L Publishing Sues Success Resources For Trademark Infringement

On September 18, 2012, R&L Publishing hit Success Resources with a lawsuit in the Northern District of Texas (complaint available here). R&L claims that it has “published a widely recognized magazine and conducted seminars in the fields of professional and … Continue reading

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Northern District of Texas Blog Turns 2

Yesterday was this site’s two-year anniversary. In two years, we’ve written nearly 300 posts, which we hope are helpful to Northern District of Texas practitioners. The site has had tens of thousands of visitors, from every state in the US, … Continue reading

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Practice Tips: Typography In Briefs

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has put out “Suggestions for Typography in Briefs” (available here) that contains a number of suggestions for typography in briefs. Notable points include: “Studies have shown that long passages of serif type are easier … Continue reading

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Celebrity Café Files Lawsuit Against Culinary Cooks

On September 14, 2012, Celebrity Café filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Culinary Cooks (and certain related individuals) (“defendants”) in the Northern District of Texas (complaint available here). Celebrity Café claims that, after it purchased Celebrity Café from defendants in … Continue reading

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Allvoi Files Trademark Infringement Lawsuit in Northern District of Texas

On September 13, 2012, Allvoi hit Swift N Simple (“Swift”) with a trademark infringement lawsuit (complaint available here). Allvoi claims that Swift operates the website allvoi.net, which offers discount calls to India, whereas Allvoi operates the website allvoi.com and offers … Continue reading

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OnAsset Intelligence Files Patent Case Against 7PSolutions

On September 12, 2012, OnAsset Intelligence hit 7PSolutions with a patent infringement lawsuit (available here) in the Northern District of Texas. OnAsset claims 7PSolutions infringes U.S. Patent No. Patent No. 7,791,455, titled “Method and Apparatus for Autonomous Detection of a … Continue reading

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American Board of School Neuropsychology Files Trademark Infringement Lawsuit in Northern District of Texas

On September 11, 2012, American Board of School Neuropsychology, Inc. (“ABSNP”) sued Kindergarten Diagnostic Intervention Services, Inc., American Board of School Neuropsychology, LLC and Daniel C. Miller, Ph.D for trademark infringement (complaint available here). ABSNP claims that defendants infringe its … Continue reading

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Fifth Circuit Upholds Judge Godbey’s Sanctions Order Against Mick Haig’s Attorney

We previously discussed Judge Godbey’s $10,000 sanctions order against Mick Haig’s attorney for violating Judge Godbey’s order precluding the service of subpoenas on ISPs designed to obtain the identities of alleged copyright infringers (of copyrighted porn). Mick Haig’s attorney subsequently … Continue reading

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Judge Means Issues Important Patent Pilot Order

As we previously noted, the Northern District of Texas is participating in a patent pilot program, whereby three judges in the Northern District of Texas (Judges Lynn, Godbey and Kinkeade) are hearing all patent cases filed in the Northern District … Continue reading

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