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While all eyes were on the Depp/Heard defamation litigation last month, it was a quiet but interesting month in Indiana Intellectual Property litigation. Amazon and the Ligonier, Indiana-based perfumery have now fully briefed Amazon’s Motion to Dismiss. RE/MAX also seeks to dismiss its Defendants’ counterclaims. YouTuber Omi in a Hellcat is claiming lack of personal jurisdiction and improper venue, although he needed to quickly amend (i.e. increase) their Indiana sales statistics via Declaration after filing a Motion to Dismiss.

Which Indiana intellectual property lawsuits are you following most closely?

Noble Roman’s, Inc. v. Gateway Triangle Corp. et al. (SD, filed 2/5/2021) – No update this month.

Egglife Foods, Inc. v. Crepini, LLC (ND, filed 5/28/2021) – No update this month.

Sears Authorized Hometown Stores, LLC v. Lynn Retail, Inc. et al. (SD, filed 6/4/2021) – The parties’ discovery deadlines were extended to June 17, 2022.

Noble Roman’s, Inc. v. AMI Stores Management, Inc. et al. (SD, filed 6/6/2021) – No update this month.

AWGI, LLC et al. v. CLD Trucking Co. d/b/a Atlas Moving Systems AMS (SD, filed 7/22/2021) – On June 13, 2022, the Defendant was ordered to pay the Plaintiffs $10,020.50 in attorney’s fees and costs.

RE/MAX, LLC et al. v. Dulin et al. (SD, filed 8/24/2021) – On May 27, 2022, the Plaintiffs filed their Reply Brief in support of their Motion to Dismiss Defendants’ Counterclaims.

Forest River, Inc. v. inTech Trailers, Inc. (ND, filed 8/31/2021) – No update this month.

Thomas v. ooShirts, Inc. et al. (SD, filed 9/24/2021) – No update this month. The parties have until July 1, 2022 to file dismissal documents.

Edutainment Live, LLC v. Video Game Palooza et al. (SD, filed 10/11/2021) – No update this month.

Innovative Sports Management Inc. v. La Jalisco LLP (SD, filed 12/15/2021) – No update this month.

Gabet et al. v. Amazon.com. Inc. et al. (ND, filed 1/20/2022) – The Plaintiffs filed their Response to the Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss on May 20, 2022. Amazon filed its Reply Brief on May 27, 2022. On June 8, 2022, the Plaintiffs filed a Response to the Motion to Transfer Case.

Reid v. Stephenson (SD, filed 1/27/2022) – No update this month.

Autoniq, LLC v. Laser Appraiser, LLC (SD, filed 2/21/2022) – The lawsuit was dismissed on May 26, 2022.

Microsoft Corporation v. Solution Hat, LLC d/b/a Think Global et al. (SD, filed 2/25/2022) – The parties held a telephonic status conferences on June 13, 2022. A status report regarding settlement must be filed by July 15, 2022.

The American Automobile Association, Inc. v. All American Auto Hail Dent Repair LLC d/b/a AAA Hail Repair et al. (SD, filed 3/23/2022) – No update this month.

NuStar Enterprises LLC v. Reloaded Merch LLC et al. (ND, filed 4/1/2022) – The Defendants filed a Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction and Improper Venue. Shortly thereafter, a Declaration was filed by Defendants correcting the data in the Motion re: Indiana sales.

Mapes v. Top Tier Marketers LLC d/b/a Artfily et al. (SD, filed 4/4/2022) – On June 2, 2022, the Plaintiff’s Motion for Default Judgment was denied because the Plaintiff has not yet obtained a Clerk’s entry of default against Defendants.

Broadcast Music, Inc. et al. v. Warehouse L.L.C. d/b/a The Verve et al. (SD, filed 4/6/2022) – The lawsuit was dismissed with prejudice and without costs on June 2, 2022.

The Evolutionary Level Above Human, Inc. v. Havel et al (ND, filed 5/18/2022) – On June 14, 2022, Defendants Havel and Weaver each filed a Motion for Extension of Time to File Answer.

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