Recent Representations

Cahn & Samuels has extensive experience handling major litigation matters on behalf of our clients at the trial and appellate level. The firm has experience trial attorneys that have handled more than 50 contested matters in the state and Federal courts around the country. Below is just an exemplary listing of some of the litigation matters we have handled for our clients in the state, Federal and U.S. Courts of Appeals in patent, trademark, trade dress, copyright, trade secret, contract, and RICO matters.

U.S. Courts of Appeal Representations

  • SmartGene, Inc. v. Advanced Biological Laboratories, SA, 2014 WL 259824 (Fed. Cir. 2014) cert denied 135 S.Ct. 58 (2014) (patent)
  • Walter Kidde Portable Equipment, Inc. v. Universal Security Instruments, Inc., 479 F.3d 1330 (Fed. Cir. 2007) (patent)
    Teletronics, Inc. v. CNA Insurance, Inc., 2005 U.S. App. LEXIS 1047 (4th Cir. 2005) (insurance coverage for an intellectual property law case)
  • Schumer v. Lab Computer Sys., Inc., 308 F.3d 1304 (Fed. Cir. 2003) (patent)
  • Gonzales v. Transfer Techs., Inc., 301 F.3d 608 (7th Cir. 2002) (copyright)
  • Young Design, Inc. v. Teletronics, Inc., 2002 U.S. App. LEXIS 14570 (4th Cir. 2002) (attorney fees associated with copyright and trade secret litigation)
  • Amhil Enterprises Ltd. v. Wawa, Inc., 81 F.3d 1554 (Fed. Cir. 1996) (patent)
  • Greenwood v. Hattori Seiko Co., 900 F.2d 238 (Fed. Cir. 1990) (patent)
  • Paperless Accounting, Inc. v. Bay Area Rapid Transit Sys., 804 F.2d 659 (Fed. Cir. 1986) (patent)


U.S. District Courts Representation

  • Tactical Medical Solutions, Inc. v. Ronald Karl, et al. (14-06035 N.D. Ill. - pending) (patent, trademark, copyright)
  • D-D The Aquarium Solution Ltd. v. Giesemann Lichttechnik und Aquaristik GmbH, No., 1:14CV846 LMB/IDD, 2015 WL 1516387 (E.D. Va. Apr. 1, 2015) (trademark)
  • F. von Langsdorff Licensing Ltd. v. Advanced Pavement Technology, Inc. (13-07088 N.D. Ill.) (patent)
  • Canada Pipeline Accessories, Co. v. Canalta Controls, Ltd., No. CIV.A. 3:12-8448, 2013 WL 3233464, (S.D.W. Va. June 25, 2013) (trademark/trade dress)
  • Pet Prod. Innovations, LLC v. Paw Wash, LLC, No. 11 C 7182, 2012 WL 2022038 (N.D. Ill. June 5, 2012) amended in part sub nom. Pet Prod. Innovations, LLC v. Paw Wash, L.L.C., 2012 WL 4461765 (N.D. Ill. Sept. 25, 2012) (patent)
  • SmartGene, Inc. v. Advanced Biological Laboratories, SA ,et al. (08-0642 D. DC), 852 F.Supp.2d 42 (D.D.C. 2012) reconsideration denied, 915 F.Supp.2d 69 (D.D.C. 2013) (patent)
  • Brighton Cabinetry, Inc. v. HSI IP, Inc. (10-0270 E.D. Va.) (trademark)
  • Raymone K. Bain et al. vs Michael Jackson et al. (09-0826 D.D.C.)
  • Walter Kidde Portable Equipment, Inc. v. Universal Security Instruments, Inc. (581 F.3d 1294 11th Gr. 2009) (patent)
  • Maple Chase Corporation v. USI Electric et al. (08-3461 N.D. Ill.) (patent)
  • Wolsey et al. v. Tactical Medical Solutions, LLC (08-0546 D. Md.) (patent)
  • The Lindy Bowman Co. v. Jeanmarie Creations, LLC and Walgreens Co. (08-0313 D. Md.) (trademark)
  • Paw Wash LLC v. Paw Plunger, Inc. (08-0113 W.D. Mo.) (patent)
  • Byte This, Inc. v. Switch Beverage Factory (07-0533 E.D. Va.) (copyright)
  • F.O.B. Instruments, LTD v. Maxi-Aids, Inc. 07-3132 D. Md.) (patent)
  • Acumen Solutions, Inc. v. Knightsbridge Solutions, LLC (07-0117 E.D. Va.) (trademark)
  • Flipping Homes, Inc. v. Homevestors of America, Inc. (06-2240 D. Md.) (trademark)
  • Al Tiramisu, Inc. v. Tirami Su Ristorante Italiano, Inc. (06-1143 E.D. Va.) (trademark)
  • M. Cohen Corp. v. Kaylor’s School and Office Supplies (06-1413 D. Md.) (trademark)
  • F.O.B. Instruments, LTD v. Krown Manufacturing, Inc. (06-1412 D. Md.) (patent)
  • Corma, Inc. v. Weifeng Zhongyun Machinery (06-3349 N.D. Ill.) (patent)
  • Corma, Inc. v. Norwell Plastics, Inc. (06-3347 N.D. Ill.) (patent)
  • Corma, Inc. v. Shanghai Jwell Machine Manuf. Co. (06-3316 N.D. Ill.) (patent)
  • A & A Global Indus., Inc. v. Pretty Ugly LLC (06-0624 D. Md.) (trademark and copyright)
  • Jewelry By Design, Inc. v. Jewelry By Design, Inc. (06-1647 D. Md.) (trademark)
  • Walter Kidde Portable Equipment, Inc. v. Universal Security Instruments, Inc. (05-1031 M.D.N.C.) (patent)
  • Mazelmints, Inc. v. Keck et al. (05-2292 D. Md.) (trademark)
  • Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc. v. Universal Security Instrument, Inc. (05-0889 D. Md.) (patent)
  • East/West Corporation v. Goodcrane, Inc. (05-01044 D. Nev.) (patent)
    Commercial Contractors Group, Inc. v. Country Home LLC (04-3860 D. Md.) (copyright)
  • Troll Company, Aps v. A & A Global Indus., Inc. (04-6519 S.D.N.Y.) (trademark and copyright)
  • A & A Global Indus., Inc. v. Corporate Vending, LLP (04-0802 D. Md.) (trademark)
  • Universal Security Instruments, Inc. v. Walter Kidde Portable Equip, Inc. et al. (03-2429 D. Md.) (patent)
  • Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc. v. Universal Security Instruments, Inc. (03-1701 D. Md.) (patent)
  • Teletronics International, Inc. v. CNA Insurance Co. (03-1348 D. Md.) (insurance coverage)
  • Maple Chase Co. v. Universal Security Instruments, Inc. (XX-XXX N.D. Ill.) (patent)
  • Walter Kidde Portable Equipment, Inc. v. Universal Security Instruments, Inc. (03-0537 M.D.N.C.) (patent)
  • Groove Phi Groove v. Word of Faith (02-1572 E.D. Va.) (trademark)
  • Faber Business Management v. Titan Restaurants (02-1045 D.D.C) (trademark)
  • Netstar Systems v. Wheeles et al. (02-1248 E.D. Va.)
  • Airington v. FBM et al. (02-0713 D.D.C.) (trademark)
  • Aero Tools, Inc. v. K-Flex Systems, Inc. (02-5920 N.D. Ill.) (IP ownership)
  • Machine Sys. Ltd., Inc. v. IGUS, Inc. (02-71673 E.D. Mich.) (patent)
  • Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc. v. Universal Security Instruments, Inc. (01-3855 D. Md.) (patent)
  • Charleston Homes, et al. v. F. G. Market Co. (01-0896 D. Md.) (copyright)
  • A & A Global v. L.M. Becker & Co. (00-2361 D. Md.)

State Court Representations

  • K.B. & Assoc. and Knopf Sys. LLC v. Mattress Warehouse, Inc. (05-1741 Kanawha Cty. Cir. Ct. W. Va.)
  • NetStar Systems v. Web Innovative Technologies Group, Inc. (Chancery No. 02-180187 Fairfax Cty. Cir. Ct. Va.) (trade secret breach of employment agreement)

Arbitration/ADR Representations

  • Abdo v. Nasr (AAA)
  • Park Avenue Bank v. Martin Mullin (AAA)
  • Michael Timpano and Arthur Manfredi v. RMD Enterprises, Inc. (AAA)


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