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Newman Du Wors attorneys Derek Newman, Jason Sykes, and Jessica Newman won an order from a Delaware federal court to take the deposition of Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO. The so-called “Apex Doctrine” usually protects the CEO of a big company from having to sit for a deposition. Newman Du Wors convinced the court that Zuckerberg’s testimony was necessary to the case, and so the deposition proceeded. See Social Ranger LLC v. Facebook Inc., U.S. District...

Newman Du Wors attorneys Derek Newman and Jason Sykes won a permanent injunction preventing use of an infringing domain name. WestCoastCorvettes.com hired Newman Du Wors to get the domain name from an infringing user. After the initial preliminary injunction was one, the firm won the case, without trial, on summary judgment. The judge found the case to be exceptional, entitling our client to attorney fees.  Defendant transferred the domain name and paid Newman Du Wors’...

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...