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Newman Du Wors attorneys Derek Newman, Jessica Newman, and Jason Sykes won a federal appeal establishing the new standard for winning attorney fees in trademark and false-advertising cases. After winning a false-advertising case by summary judgement in a Virginia federal court, the firm asked the trial court to award attorney fees to its client, domain-name registry XYZ. The trial court denied the motion. But on appeal, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth...

Newman Du Wors attorneys Derek Newman, Jessica Newman, and Jason Sykes won a federal appeal setting the standard for what qualifies as false advertising. After the firm won a lawsuit by summary judgement in federal district court, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals wrote this landmark decision about what qualifies as a false or misleading statement and what injuries the plaintiff in a false-advertising case must prove. The appeals court “affirmed” the trial judgment, maintaining...

Newman Du Wors attorneys Derek Newman, Jessica Newman, and Jason Sykes won a preliminary injunction in the Seattle federal court that enjoined the enforcement of two city ordinances. The City of Everett, Washington banned female coffee baristas from wearing bikinis at work. They hired Newman Du Wors to sue the City to protect their First Amendment and Due Process rights under the First and Fourth Amendments to the United States Constitution. The court granted the...