Defendants are alleged to have advertised, marketed, installed, offered and distributed unauthorized copies of Microsoft software after Microsoft warned them of the consequences, infringing Microsoft’s copyrights and trademarks.
Microsoft Corporation v. Mister HardDrive et al
Court Case Number: 4:13-cv-00079-TWP-WGH File Date: Thursday, June 06, 2013 Plaintiff: Microsoft Corporation Plaintiff Counsel: James Dimos of Frost Brown Todd LLC Defendant: Mister Harddrive, Mister HardDrive Wipe and Restore, Mark Cady Cause: Copyright Infringement, Trademark Infringement, False Designation of Origin, False Description and Representation, Common Law Unfair Competition, For Imposition of a Constructive Trust Upon Illegal Profits, Accounting Court: Southern District of Indiana Judge: Judge Tanya Walton Pratt Referred To: Magistrate Judge William G. Hussmann, Jr
Dillinger, LLC v. Pour House of Lincoln, Inc. et al
Court Case Number: 1:12-cv-00714-WTL-TAB File Date: Thursday, May 24, 2012 Plaintiff: Dillinger, LLC Plaintiff Counsel: Steven G. Cracraft, Patricia A. Hughel of Brannon Robinson Sowers Hughel & Doss PC Defendant: Pour House of Lincoln, Inc., Mary Olsen, William Olsen, Donald Druse Cause: Demand for Preliminary and Permanent Injunction, Federal Trademark Infringement, Cybersquatting, False Designation of Origin, False Description, Unfair Competition, Dilution by Blurring Court: Southern District of Indiana Judge: Judge William T. Lawrence Referred To: Magistrate Judge Tim A. Baker
Plaintiff operates a chain of “high end sophisticated gentleman clubs” under the SCORES trademark in cities across the U.S., including New York, New Orleans, Chicago and Baltimore. Defendant operates a similar establishment called Scores! in Evansville, Indiana. Defendant’s establishment allegedly offers lower quality services and is often the scene of disreputable actions and events.
Court Case Number: 3:11-cv-00053-RLY-WGH File Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 Plaintiff: Scores Holding Company, Inc. Plaintiff Counsel: Ettore Victor Indiano of Indiano Vaughan Roberts & Filomena, LLP, Stephen Milo Terrell of Terrell Law Office Defendant: Scores, Inc. Cause: Trademark Infringement, False Designations of Origin and False Descriptions, Trademark Dilution, Common Law Unfair Competition Court: Southern District of Indiana Judge: Judge Richard L. Young Referred To: Magistrate Judge William G. Hussmann, Jr
Plaintiff, an Iowa corporation, has used the trademark “TURBO” in connection with agricultural products like Coulter blades, disk blades, sweeps, plow shares and other tillage tools since 2005. The trademark was registered in 2007 for “Agricultural machine parts, namely, blades.” Defendant, an Indiana corporation, is allegedly selling similar goods under the same mark. In an effort to resolve the matter, the parties entered into a Settlement Agreement in 2009, which Defendant has allegedly now breached.
Both Plaintiff and Defendant are in the business of selling audio recording and reproduction equipment, musical instruments and accessories. Defendant allegedly is knowingly infringing Plaintiff’s registered trademark SWEETWATER.