Trademarks

Trademark Litigation Experience


04-03-2015

v. Higgins - View PDF


08-26-2014

v. Butts - View PDF


09-11-2012

v. Eddy Packing - View PDF


08-24-2012

v. Samora Forced to Accept a License - View PDF


05-29-2012

Headwall Ventures, Inc. v. Peter Scott, 2012 WL 2166295 (T.T.A.B. 2012) Opposition No. 91192340, to trademark application serial no. 77/197,988 for the word "CAVEMAN".


01-04-2012

Avoided dismisal of trademark infringement suit - View PDF


01-26-2011

Fancy's Candy's, Inc. v. Guthrie, cancellation Proceeding No. 92050608 to cancel trademark registration No. 3,461,983 for "SIN IN A TIN" for various kinds of desserts. The parties agreed to dismiss the proceeding without prejudice after the registrant limited his registration to just "chocolate pate, chocolate mousse, and rumballs".


06-29-2009

Advanced Reading Solutions, LLC v. VRVV, Inc., cancellation Proceeding No. 92045854 to cancel trademark registration No. 2,997,252 for "URĂ–K" (stylized) for clothing.


01-10-2008

Healix v. Helix, Opposition No. 91170997, to Cerner's trademark application serial no. 78/311,374.


05-09-2008

Converse Inc. v. O2 Ranch LLP, Opposition No. 91177920, to trademark application serial no. 78941046; opposition dismissed.01-10-2008


01-09-2008

Healix v. Helix Health, Opposition No. 91179275, to Helix Health Ltd.'s trademark application serial no. 77/067,143.


09-17-2007

VeriSign, Inc. v. Veritrust Corp., Opposition No. 91172831 to a trademark registration application for "VERITRUST" for electronic storage of files and documents. (Registration issued 1-29-08.)


03-24-2006

Tim defended the College of Biblical Studies - Houston ("CBS"), against an opposition by CBS Broadcasting, Inc. to two separate trademark registration applications.


02-07-2006

M7 Aerospace LP v. Pictometry International Corp., cancellation Proceeding No. 92044823, to cancel Registration No. 2,837,858, for the mark VISUAL INTELLIGENCE. (Cancelled 2-7-06.)


11-22-2005

Trademark Opposition No. 91167686 by Goya Foods, Inc. to a trademark registration application for "CASARITAS" for restaurant services.


11-16-2005

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists v. McClellan, No. 3:00-CV-2577-D, filed November 27, 2000, in the United States District Court, Northern District of Texas. (Suit for trademark infringement, dilution, and unfair competition; district court order at 2001 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8782; Fifth Circuit affirmance "per curiam" at 155 Fed. Appx. 744; 2005 U.S. App. LEXIS 24746.


02-26-2003

TMI v. Joseph M. Maxwell, No. H-02-0494, filed February 8, 2002, in the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas. Suit for cybersquatting and trademark dilution, 368 F.3d 433; 2004 U.S. App. LEXIS 7708; 70 U.S.P.Q.2D (BNA) 1630.


11-18-2002

Maxim v. Maxim Casino, Opposition No. 91150675, to trademark application serial no. 76/213,757 (dismissed with prejudice; "MAXIM CASINO" registered 4-25-06 with number 3,085,737).


12-26-2001

Tersperse v. Terasperse, Opposition No. 91150694, to trademark application serial no. 75/808,066.


02-01-2001

Healix v. Healinx, Opposition No. 91122145, to trademark application serial no. 75/745,850.


08-16-2000

v. Galleria Townhomes - View PDF


08-01-2000

Football Association Limited v. A. Taghi, Inc., Cancellation Proceeding No. 30,196, filed before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


07-28-2000

Galleria Townhomes (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


05-15-2000

Champion v. Dabney, No. H-00-1633. Suit for trademark infringement, dilution, unfair competition.


01-27-2000

v. 1st Colony TV - View PDF


01-25-2000

Farfalla, dba First Colony TV (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


11-10-1999

1st Colony Limousine (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


11-10-1999

v. 1st Colony Limo - View PDF


11-03-1999

AutoWorld/Galleria (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


11-03-1999

v. Dunn - View PDF


10-14-1999

Galleria Diplomat Homeowners Association (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


10-14-1999

1999-10-14 v. Diplomat Association - View PDF


10-08-1999

v. Shebaclo - View PDF


08-12-1999

v. Courtemanche - View PDF


08-11-1999

Fisher, dba Galleria Dream Girls (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


08-11-1999

v. Fisher - View PDF


08-10-1999

Shebaclo, dba Copy Club (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


08-09-1999

Courtemanche, dba houstongalleria.com (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


08-05-1999

Brevik, dba Galleria Hotel Room Escorts (Permanent Injunction)


08-05-1999

v. Brevik - View PDF


07-29-1999

Benson, dba Galleria Area Escorts (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


07-29-1999

v. Benson - View PDF


05-28-1999

v. 1st Colony Plumbing - View PDF


06-04-1999

Ricketts, dba Dentists at the Galleria (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


06-04-1999

v. Ricketts - View PDF


05-28-1999

Balloun, dba First Colony Plumbing (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


05-20-1999

Lozano, dba Bridal Galleria (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


05-20-1999

v. Lozano - View PDF


05-18-1999

Galleria Park Associates, dba Galleria Park Apts. (Settlement Agreement)


05-06-1999

Galleria Office Partners (Settlement Agreement)


03-18-1999

Galleria Deli (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


03-18-1999

v. Li - View PDF


12-31-1997

Motel 6 v. Matthew Jones, to recover a domain name.


10-31-1995

TripleA Travel (Agreed Injunction)


06-14-1994

Galleria Area Ford (Permanent Injunction) (Sold and renamed "Central Ford")


03-01-1994

Valtek, Inc. v. Valvtechnologies, Inc. d/b/a Valvtech, No. H-93-1623, filed May 28, 1993, in the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. (Unfair competition.)


01-11-1994

AAA Auto Radiator Shop (Default Judgment entered 11-29-93, Order entered later)


12-01-1993

AAA Garage (Complaint filed 09-27-93)


11-29-1993

AAA Body & Paint (Settlement Agreement signed 1-3-94, Agreed Permanent Injunction)


11-29-1993

AAA Galveston Wrecker Service (Agreed Final Injunction)


11-12-1993

AAA Bail Bond Company (Settlement Agreement)


11-04-1993

AAA Auto Title (Settlement Agreement)


10-11-1993

v. Donovan & Watkins - View PDF


10-07-1993

Donovan & Watkins, Inc. (Settlement Agreement)


08-12-1993

AAA Tire Shop (Settlement Agreement)


07-22-1993

Galleria Executive Inn (Deeded to First Heights Bank in lieu of foreclosure on July 22, 1993)


06-22-1993

Quantum MRI (Settlement Agreement)


02-25-1993

M. David Lowe (Permanent Injunction - trademark registrations cancelled)


02-07-1993

v. Beard - View PDF


02-01-1993

Galleria Communications (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


11-16-1992

TeleCell Cellular, Inc. (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


11-13-1992

v. TeleCell Cellular - View PDF


10-23-1992

SLT North America, Inc. v. Poly-America, Inc., filed March 6, 1992, in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Cancellation proceeding for the mark POLY-LOK; registration cancelled.


07-01-1992

SLT North America, Inc. v. Poly-Flex, Inc., No. H-92-711, filed March 3, 1992, in the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston, Division. Suit for trademark infringement and unfair competition.


04-22-1992

v. ReMax Metro-Galleria - View PDF


04-08-1992

Re-Max Metro-Galleria (Permanent Injunction)


03-16-1992

Galleria Electrolysis (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


03-13-1992

v. Haynes - View PDF


12-23-1991

v. Galleria Management Corp. - View PDF


12-10-1991

Galleria Management Corp. (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


11-18-1991

Galleria Florist (Permanent Injunction)


11-18-1991

v. Gruen - View PDF


09-09-1991

v. Banks - View PDF


08-28-1991

Galleria IV Limited (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


06-06-1991

AAA Ace Towing, Inc. - San Antonio (Settlement Agreement signed 5-22-91; Agreed Permanent Injunction)


06-06-1991

AAA Towing Service (Settlement Agreement signed 5-7-91; Agreed Permanent Injunction)


03-26-1991

Ron Hardy, Locksmith (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


02-04-1991

Galleria Financial Services, Inc. and Joseph D. Davenport (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


12-28-1990

Galleria Exxon (Spiropoulos) (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


12-03-1990

Galleria Woods Apartments (Permanent Injunction and Settlement Agreement)


11-16-1990

Galleria Club Apartments (Settlement Agreement)


05-21-1990

Ramada Hotel Galleria (Permanent Injunction)


04-27-1990

Galleria Locksmith (Settlement Agreement)


04-17-1990

J. W. Marriott (Settlement Agreement)


02-07-1990

Galleria Estates Pawn Shop (Settlement Agreement)


07-10-1989

Remax Galleria Area (Permanent Injunction)