Voltage Pictures Files Five More Dallas Buyers Club Lawsuits Against Individual Does

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Voltage Pictures has filed five more BitTorrent lawsuits regarding the film Dallas Buyers Club. Each lawsuit is against a single Doe with claims of copyright infringement, indirect infringement and state trademark infringement.

Court Case Number: 6:14-cv-01405-MC
File Date: Monday, September 01, 2014
Plaintiff: Voltage Pictures LLC, Dallas Buyers Club LLC
Plaintiff Counsel: Carl D. Crowell of Crowell Law
Defendant: Doe – 50.186.3.248
Cause: Copyright Infringement, Indirect Infringement, State Trademark
Court: District of Oregon
Judge: Judge Michael J. McShane

Court Case Number: 6:14-cv-01406-AA
File Date: Monday, September 01, 2014
Plaintiff: Voltage Pictures LLC, Dallas Buyers Club LLC
Plaintiff Counsel: Carl D. Crowell of Crowell Law
Defendant: Doe – 24.22.71.110
Cause: Copyright Infringement, Indirect Infringement, State Trademark
Court: District of Oregon
Judge: Chief Judge Ann L. Aiken

Court Case Number: 3:14-cv-01407
File Date: Monday, September 01, 2014
Plaintiff: Voltage Pictures LLC, Dallas Buyers Club LLC
Plaintiff Counsel: Carl D. Crowell of Crowell Law
Defendant: Doe – 67.189.16.171
Cause: Copyright Infringement, Indirect Infringement, State Trademark
Court: District of Oregon
Judge: John V. Acosta

Court Case Number: 6:14-cv-01408-TC
File Date: Monday, September 01, 2014
Plaintiff: Voltage Pictures LLC, Dallas Buyers Club LLC
Plaintiff Counsel: Carl D. Crowell of Crowell Law
Defendant: Doe – 98.232.236.10
Cause: Copyright Infringement, Indirect Infringement, State Trademark
Court: District of Oregon
Judge: Magistrate Judge Thomas M. Coffin

Court Case Number: 3:14-cv-01409
File Date: Monday, September 01, 2014
Plaintiff: Voltage Pictures LLC, Dallas Buyers Club LLC
Plaintiff Counsel: Carl D. Crowell of Crowell Law
Defendant: Doe – 74.92.171.141
Cause: Copyright Infringement, Indirect Infringement, State Trademark
Court: District of Oregon
Judge: John V. Acosta

Representative Complaint:

Oregon Copyright Litigation Update – North Sister Publishing v. Richard Schefren et al

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This lawsuit involves the unauthorized reproduction of excerpts from a literary work entitled “Work the System: The Simple Mechanics of Making More and Working Less.”

North Sister Publishing Inc. et al v. Richard Schefren et al

Court Case Number: 6:14-cv-01395-TC
File Date: Friday, August 29, 2014
Plaintiff: North Sister Publishing Inc., Work The System Academy LLC, Work The System Consultants Inc.
Plaintiff Counsel: Robert A. Swider, Michael D. Long of Swider Haver LLP
Defendant: Richard Schefren, Schefren Publishing LLC
Cause: Federal Copyright Infringement, Statutory Unlawful Business and Trade Practices, Common Law Unfair Competition, Misappropriation, Unjust Enrichment
Court: District of Oregon
Judge: Magistrate Judge Thomas M. Coffin

Complaint:

Oregon Copyright Litigation Update – Under A Foot Plant v. Exterior Design

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This lawsuit involves copyrighted photographs of “perennial plants that are conducive to foot traffic.” Defendant allegedly acknowledged infringement of Plaintiff’s photographs on multiple occasions but would not cease the infringement.

Stay tuned for updates.

Under A Foot Plant Co. v. Exterior Design Inc.

Court Case Number: 6:14-cv-01371-AA
File Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Plaintiff: Under A Foot Plant Co.
Plaintiff Counsel: Robert A. Swider, Michael D. Long of Swider Haver LLP
Defendant: Exterior Design Inc.
Cause: Federal Copyright Infringement, Statutory Unlawful Business and Trade Practices, Common Law Unfair Competition, Misappropriation, Unjust Enrichment
Court: Oregon District Court
Judge: Chief Judge Ann L. Aiken

Complaint:

Oregon Trademark Litigation Update – Legit Organics v. Celisac

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Legit Organics LLC v. Celisac LLC

Court Case Number: 3:14-cv-01297
File Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Plaintiff: Legit Organics LLC
Plaintiff Counsel:
Defendant: Celisac LLC
Cause: Federal Trademark Infringement, False Designation of Origin, Common Law Trademark Infringement, Common Law Unfair Competition
Court: District of Oregon
Judge: Michael W. Mosman

Oregon Trademark Litigation Update – Dynamic Measurement Group v. University of Oregon et al

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Dynamic Measurement Group Inc. v. University of Oregon et al

Court Case Number: 6:14-cv-01295-TC
File Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Plaintiff: Dynamic Measurement Group Inc.
Plaintiff Counsel: Frederick A. Batson of Gleaves Swearingen Potter & Scott LLP
Defendant: University of Oregon, Mia Tuan, Edward J. Kame’enui, Francis J. Fien IV, Brad Shelton, Hop Skip Technologies Inc.
Cause: Federal Trademark Infringement, Oregon State Trademark Infringement, Unfair Competition, Copyright Infringement, Violation of Copyright Management Provisions, Injunctive Relief
Court: District of Oregon
Judge: Magistrate Judge Thomas M. Coffin

Oregon Trademark Litigation Update – ABS-CBN Corporation v. Jeffrey Ashby et al

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ABS-CBN Corporation et al v. Jeffrey Ashby et al

Court Case Number: 3:14-cv-01275-HU
File Date: Thursday, August 07, 2014
Plaintiff: ABS-CBN Corporation, ABS-CBN Film Productions, Inc., ABS-CBN International
Plaintiff Counsel: Matthew A. Levin of Markowitz Herbold Glade & Mehlhaf PC
Defendant: Jeffrey Ashby, Lenie Ashby, Does 1-100
Cause: Trademark Infringement
Court: District of Oregon
Judge: Magistrate Judge Dennis J. Hubel

No Complaint available. Case has been sealed.

Voltage Pictures Files Four More BitTorrent Lawsuits Against Individual Does

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Voltage Pictures has filed four more BitTorrent lawsuits regarding the film Dallas Buyers Club. Each lawsuit is against a single Doe with claims of copyright infringement, indirect infringement and state trademark infringement.

Voltage Pictures LLC et al v. Doe subscriber assigned IP address 67.166.84.226
Court Case Number: 3:14-cv-01241
File Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014
Plaintiff: Voltage Pictures LLC, Dallas Buyers Club LLC
Plaintiff Counsel: Carl D. Crowell of Crowell Law
Defendant: Doe subscriber assigned IP address 67.166.84.226
Cause: Copyright Infringement, Indirect Infringement, State Trademark Infringement
Court: District of Oregon
Judge: John V. Acosta

Voltage Pictures LLC et al v. Doe subscriber assigned IP address 50.76.100.253
Court Case Number: 3:14-cv-01242
File Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014
Plaintiff: Voltage Pictures LLC, Dallas Buyers Club LLC
Plaintiff Counsel: Carl D. Crowell of Crowell Law
Defendant: Doe subscriber assigned IP address 50.76.100.253
Cause: Copyright Infringement, Indirect Infringement, State Trademark Infringement
Court: District of Oregon
Judge: Dennis J. Hubel

Voltage Pictures LLC et al v. Doe subscriber assigned IP address 67.171.198.215
Court Case Number: 6:14-cv-01243-AA
File Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014
Plaintiff: Voltage Pictures LLC, Dallas Buyers Club LLC
Plaintiff Counsel: Carl D. Crowell of Crowell Law
Defendant: Doe subscriber assigned IP address 67.171.198.215
Cause: Copyright Infringement, Indirect Infringement, State Trademark Infringement
Court: District of Oregon
Judge: Anne L. Aiken

Voltage Pictures LLC et al v. Doe subscriber assigned IP address 24.22.127.95
Court Case Number: 6:14-cv-01244-TC
File Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014
Plaintiff: Voltage Pictures LLC, Dallas Buyers Club LLC
Plaintiff Counsel: Carl D. Crowell of Crowell Law
Defendant: Doe subscriber assigned IP address 24.22.127.95
Cause: Copyright Infringement, Indirect Infringement, State Trademark Infringement
Court: District of Oregon
Judge: Thomas M. Coffin

Representative Complaint

Lewis & Clark selected to participate in USPTO’s Law School Clinic Certification Pilot Program

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The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced the selection of 19 law schools that will join the USPTO’s Law School Clinic Certification Pilot Program this fall. Lewis & Clark Law School was one of ten law schools selected to join the Trademark portion of the Program.

The participating law school clinical programs provide patent and trademark legal services to independent inventors and small businesses on a pro bono basis. Clinic clients can expect to receive searches and opinions, advice from clinic law students regarding their intellectual property (IP) needs under the supervision of a faculty practitioner, drafting and filing of applications, and representation before the USPTO.

The law school clinical programs possess solid Intellectual Property curricula supporting a participating student’s hands-on learning in the Program; a commitment to networking in the community; comprehensive pro bono services; and excellent case management systems. Students in the patent and/or trademark portions of the Program can expect to draft and file applications and respond to Office Actions.

Click here for the full USPTO announcement and a list of all schools selected to participate in the Certification Pilot Program.

Voltage Pictures Files Two More BitTorrent Lawsuits Against Individual Does

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Voltage Pictures has filed two more BitTorrent lawsuits regarding the film The Company You Keep. Each lawsuit is against a single Doe with claims of copyright infringement, indirect infringement and state trademark infringement.

Court Case Number: 3:14-cv-01191
File Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
Plaintiff: Voltage Pictures LLC, TCYK, LLC
Plaintiff Counsel: Carl D. Crowell of Crowell Law
Defendant: Doe 76.105.157.206
Cause: Copyright Infringement, Indirect Infringement, State Trademark Infringement
Court: District of Oregon
Judge: John V. Acosta

Court Case Number: 6:14-cv-01193-AA
File Date: Friday, July 25, 2014
Plaintiff: Voltage Pictures LLC, TCYK, LLC
Plaintiff Counsel: Carl D. Crowell of Crowell Law
Defendant: Doe 50.141.98.1
Cause: Copyright Infringement, Indirect Infringement, State Trademark Infringement
Court: District of Oregon
Judge: Chief Judge Ann L. Aiken

Representative Complaint

Oregon State Bar Intellectual Property Section Social this Thursday

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July Happy Hour on the Water!

Join your colleagues for a social and networking get-together on the Oregon Maritime Museum Sternwheeler on the Willamette River.

SPONSORED BY:   SCHWABE, WILLIAMSON & WYATT; STOLL BERNE; and KOLISCH HARTWELL

WHEN: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 5-7 p.m.

WHERE:   Oregon Maritime Museum, On the Willamette River, Waterfront Park, SW Naito Parkway at Pine St, Portland, 503-224-7724,http://www.oregonmaritimemuseum.org/index.html

A variety of appetizers will be served, courtesy of the IP Section.  Beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages will be available.  Come to network, compare notes, give us feedback on desired CLE topics for the future, and enjoy some great food and sun on the deck of the sternwheeler.

Please RSVP to Allen Field – allen@allenfieldlaw.com, 503-789-5533.

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