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In another successful patent case, Newman | Du Wors attorneys Derek Newman and Keith Scully together with a joint-defense team convinced a California federal judge to declare as invalid a patent for the use of D-aspartic acid (DAA) in dietary supplements. The ruling allows Muscle Warfare, Inc., Newman Du Wors’s client, to continue manufacturing and marketing products containing DAA. Muscle Warfare and several other defendants were sued for patent infringement by ThermoLife International LLC. The suit...

In another successful patent case, Newman | Du Wors attorneys Derek Newman and Keith Scully together with a joint-defense team convinced a California federal judge to declare as invalid a patent for the use of D-aspartic acid (DAA) in dietary supplements. The ruling allows Muscle Warfare, Inc., Newman Du Wors’s client, to continue manufacturing and marketing products containing DAA. Muscle Warfare and several other defendants were sued for patent infringement by ThermoLife International LLC. The suit...

Newman | Du Wors attorneys Derek Newman and Derek Linke won a motion to dismiss an antitrust case against Facebook. A Delaware federal judge cleared the path for the firm’s client, Kickflip, Inc.—known better as Gambit—to proceed toward trial. This isn’t the first antitrust case against Facebook. But this is the first time Facebook has been defeated on a motion to dismiss when sued for anticompetitive behavior. The lawsuit alleges that Facebook violated antitrust laws when...

Newman | Du Wors attorneys Derek Newman and Jason Sykes recently won summary judgment for their client, West Coast Corvettes you could try here. The result led to a settlement that brought a permanent end to competitor Corvette Mike’s decade-long on-again, off-again, cybersquatting. The case stems from Corvette Mike’s misuse of the domain name www.WestCoastCorvettes.com to misdirect consumers to its own website. West Coast made several attempts to resolve the issue informally, but when those efforts failed it hired Newman | Du...

On January 12, 2016, Newman | Du Wors attorneys Leeor Neta and Derek Linke secured an unprecedented summary judgment ruling regarding copyright protection for online content. On behalf of Media.net Advertising, the firm sued NetSeer, Inc. for stealing and misusing the HTML and style sheet (or CSS) underlying Media.net’s online services. In response, NetSeer sought an early summary judgment motion. Because the Copyright Office generally refuses to register claims based on CSS, U.S. District Court Edward Chen...