REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

In his work as an intellectual property attorney, T. Michael Davis has performed trademark, copyright, and licensing work for companies of varying sizes. This work has been performed for businesses in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul located in Minnesota as well as for businesses in New York, New Jersey, and across Scandinavia. A few such matters are described below:


TRADEMARKS - MINNESOTA - ST. PAUL - MINNEAPOLIS

Defended and managed trademark infringement matter in U.S. Federal District Court for the District of Minnesota brought against a mid-sized Minnesota company. Succeeded in raising and asserting defenses that resulted in a speedy and fair settlement of the case.

On behalf of a New Jersey company and its New Jersey counsel, acted as local counsel in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. Defended a trademark and copyright infringement matter brought against an American company by a German parent company and its U.S. subsidiary.

Managed and advised Swedish start-up companies entering the USA via Minnesota. Duties as the companies' attorneys included assistance with selection and clearance of trademarks, filing and prosecution of applications, review and analysis of companies' websites, marketing, and branding materials for trademark issues, development and implementation of strategy for companies' trademark portfolios, development of proper marking procedures, monitoring of marks for infringement, and the filing of assignments of trademarks and patent with the USPTO.

On behalf of a Minnesota company involved in the design, manufacture, and sale of ergonomic equipment and furniture, managed medium-sized trademark portfolio for the internationally active corporation located in Minneapolis - St. Paul. The company's portfolio included upwards of forty (40) trademarks. In the capacity of the corporation's attorneys, activities included the review and analysis of trademarks in company's portfolio, website, and marketing and branding materials, development and implementation of strategy for company's portfolio of marks, advising client regarding proper marking procedures, prosecution of trademark applications in the USA and abroad, monitoring of marks for infringement, contacting and communicating with potential attorneys for and infringers of the company's trademarks, and the filing of assignments with the USPTO.

For a business active in the nationwide production and sale of alcoholic beverages and spirits, managed medium-sized trademark portfolio for a Minneapolis - St. Paul company. The Minnesota corporation's portfolio contained approximately thirty (30) trademarks. Activities included the monitoring and resolution of a trademark dispute between the Minnesota business and a California vineyard as well as the licensing of certain of its trademarks to a company in the Netherlands.

With respect to a Minnesota corporation involved in the design, manufacture, and sale of rehabilitative medical technologies, managed trademark portfolio for the internationally active, Minneapolis - St. Paul based business. As the company's lawyers, activities included the review and analysis of company's portfolio and marketing materials, development and implementation of a strategy for company's trademarks, prosecution of trademark applications in the USA and abroad, monitoring of trademarks for infringement, contacting and communicating with lawyer for or infringers of the corporation's trademarks, and the filing of the assignments with the USPTO.

As attorney for a company active in the design, manufacture, and sale of hunting-related equipment, pursued trademark litigation in which a Minnesota corporation sued a Texas company for infringement. Matter involved issues of dilution, trade dress infringement, Internet use, etc.


TRADEMARK - NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY

Prosecuted and managed trademark infringement matter in the U.S. Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York. Case brought on behalf of Manhattan-based business protecting a trademark for which long-term advertising expenditures totaled approximately $1.2 Million per year.

On behalf of a New Jersey company and its New Jersey counsel, acted as local counsel in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. Defended a trademark and copyright infringement matter brought against an American company by a German parent company and its U.S. subsidiary.

Managed and advised Swedish and Norwegian start-up companies entering the USA via New York and New Jersey. Provided attorney assistance as to selection and clearance of trademarks, filing and prosecution of applications, review and analysis of companies' websites, marketing, and branding materials for trademark issues, development and implementation of strategy for companies' trademark portfolios, development of proper marking procedures for marks and copyrights, and the monitoring of trademarks for infringement.

For a business active in the international sale of toys and playthings, managed and advised New Jersey company as their lawyer with regard to selection and clearance of issues, filing and prosecution of applications, review and analysis of company's marketing and branding materials for trademark issues, development and implementation of strategy for company's trademark portfolio, development of proper marking procedures, and the monitoring of trademarks for infringement.

As lawyers for one of New York City's most well-known and popular pizza restaurants. Reviewed matter and advised client regarding options related to a previous assignment of the company's trademarks and the potential for filing for cancellation of a confusingly similar mark.




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