Category: Southern District of Georgia

Augusta-Based Eagle Parts Files Complaint Against Allshields, Inc. Alleging Infringment of “Windshield Fastening Device” Patent

On April 3, 2014, Eagle Parts & Products, Inc. of Augusta, Georgia (“Eagle”) filed a complaint against Allshields, Inc. of Raleigh, North Carolina (“Allshields”) alleging infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,380,860 (“the ‘860 patent”) for a “windshield fastening device.” According to the complaint, Eagle is a leading manufacturer […]

National Photo Group Brings Copyright Suit to Protect Interests in Photos, Including Those that Contributed to Ending the Marriage of Jason Aldean and Jessica Ussery.

The complaint alleges that L&L Broadcasting, LLC (L&L), is displaying photos on its website for which National Photo Group (NPG) holds issued or pending copyrights.  NPG accuses L&L of attracting more viewers by use of the infringing photos and profiting from advertising sold to third parties. NGP identifies […]

Discovery of Accused Contributory and Vicarious Infringer’s Tax Returns and General Financial Information Denied for Lack of Assertion of Theory to Recover its Profits

Introduction With a recent order that issued from the Southern District of Georgia, Savannah Division, Coach, Inc. and Coach Services, Inc. (collectively “Coach”) continue to add to the body of case law from Georgia federal courts on trademark and copyright issues.[1]     On December 19, 2012, in an […]

Georgia Now Included in Brandywine Communications’ Patent Litigation “Suing Spree”

On December 28, 2012, plaintiff Brandywine Communications Technologies, LLC (“Brandywine”) filed a patent infringement complaint against Nahunta, Georgia-based BTC Communications, Inc. (“BTC”), in the Brunswick Division of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia.  This appears to be Brandywine’s first foray into Georgia, though to […]