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NASA’s InSight Mars Lander

We are proud to announce that NASA’s InSight Mars Lander contains a seismometer made by our client, Kinemetrics, Inc. We have obtained patents for Kinemetrics for their cutting edge seismometer in the United States and in countries throughout the world. For example, United States Patent No. 6,776,042. If you are curious, the patent is effective… read more

Trojan Law Offices Convinces Federal Judge to Dismiss $43 Million Case.

Trojan Law Offices Convinces Federal Judge to Dismiss $43 Million Case. On September 10, 2018, U.S. District Court Judge Cormac J. Carney issued a summary judgment order dismissing all thirteen claims in VBS Distribution, Inc, et al. v. Nutrivita Laboratories Inc. et. al., Case No. 8:16-cv-01553-CJC-DFM, Central District of California. The Vietnamese Broadcasting Service (VBS… read more

U.S. SUPREME COURT REFUSES TO HEAR CASE IN WHICH TLO INVALIDATED WHIRLPOOL’S PATENT

Homeland Housewares LLC, the maker of the world famous NutriBullet blender, has prevailed in a patent dispute against Whirlpool Corporation.  The case began as a challenge to the validity of Whirlpool’s 7,581,688 patent before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).  The case concluded on June 4, 2018 when the Supreme Court denied Whirlpool’s petition… read more

$3.17 MILLION JUDGMENT AFFIRMED ON APPEAL

Trojan Law Offices is pleased to announce that we have secured an arbitration award exceeding $3.17 million for Capital Brands LLC, which is the maker of the iconic NutriBullet and Magic Bullet blenders. On May 4, 2018, an international appellate panel affirmed a judgment in favor of Capital Brands LLC against Brand Developers for breaching… read more

TLO SECURES WIN FOR THE NUTRIBULLET BY INVALIDATING WHIRLPOOL PATENT

On August 4, 2017, we convinced the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C. to invalidate a patent owned by Whirlpool relating to kitchen blenders having software that controls the speed of the blender. The ruling was issued as a published decision, setting patent law precedent for years to come. See Homeland… read more

Congratulations to Woodham Biotechnology Holdings, LLC!

Congratulations to Woodham Biotechnology Holdings, LLC for receiving its second and most critical patent for its breakthrough technology involving protein electrophoresis. For decades, scientists have gone through a tedious two step process of first separating proteins, followed by protein blotting of the results of the first step. Gels used in the first step can fall… read more

Congratulations to Dr. Owiesy!

Congratulations to Dr. Owiesy for receiving his patent for his cure for migraine headaches. You read that right. Dr. Owiesy invented a cure. Dr. Oweisy has had amazing success in curing his patients of re-occurring migraines. After one to two treatments, the migraines do not return.

Congratulations to Our Favorite Canadians at Automotive Data Solutions, Inc. and to Mark Rutledge!

Congratulations to our favorite Canadians at Automotive Data Solutions, Inc. and to Mark Rutledge, their token American engineer, for two new patents for a graphical interface and new router for vehicle stereo systems. These patents are for inventions that make up a part of the most creative and sophisticated Internet-based platform in the aftermarket automotive… read more

Trade Secret Rights Lost Because of Defective Employment Agreement

In May, 2016, the Defend Trade Secrets Act took effect, which nationalized the enforcement of trade secret violations by allowing parties to sue in Federal Court.   Before the Act was passed, each State in the nation had its own trade secret law.  The federal law requires that employment agreements at your company be modified… read more

PATENT RIGHTS LOST FOR CANCER DRUG

On May 1, 2017, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in which Helsinn Healthcare S.A. lost its patent rights to its drug for reducing chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.  See Helsinn Healthcare S.A. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., Case Nos. 2016-1284, 2016-1787. The patented drug was sold under the trade names Aloxi® and… read more