IP Litigation

We routinely help clients handle intellectual property disputes, from demand letter defense to complex patent litigation.

Our litigators are known for their technical expertise and for their ability to resolve legal issues pragmatically. We have three litigators with advanced trial advocacy degrees. Whether we’re managing the dispute with an eye toward cost control or arguing at the appellate level, we focus on managing the litigation costs.

Litigation News

Patent Infringement Defense

A CRK team led by Michael Bonella and Joe Klinicki defended IKEA in another patent infringement case brought by an NPE in the Northern District of California asserting infringement of patents related to LED lightbulbs. Bluestone Innovations LLC v. IKEA North America Servs., LLC., No. 4:15-cv-05482 (N.D. Cal.).

Patent Infringement Defense

A CRK team led by Michael Bonella and Joe Condo defended Necsel in an NPE patent infringement case brought by Unibeam Photonics, LLC asserting that Necsel’s fiber coupled lasers infringed a Unibeam patent. Unibeam Photonics LLC v. NECSEL Intellectual Property, Inc., 2:15-cv-1825 (E.D. Tex.).

Patent Infringement Defense

A CRK team led by Michael Bonella and Joe Klinicki defended IKEA in a patent infringement case brought by Travel Caddy, Inc. in the Northern District of Illinois. Travel Caddy, Inc. v. IKEA North America Servs., LLC., No. 1:15-cv-08224) (N.D. Il.).

Patent Infringement Defense

A CRK team led by Michael Bonella and Michael Piscitelli defended Neuronetics in a patent infringement case brought by a non-practicing entity in Design 408 LLC v. Neuronetics, Inc., No. 18-968 (D. Del.). Design 408 voluntarily dismissed the action after CRK demonstrated that the case had no merit. This is one of several examples of CRK defending a client against an NPE suit in which the CRK client paid nothing to the plaintiff.

Patent Infringement Defense

A CRK team led by Michael Bonella and Joe Klinicki successfully defended Mapillary, Inc. in a patent infringement case brought by a non-practicing entity in Location Based Services, LLC v. Mapillary, Inc., No. 1:18-cv-01425 (D. Del.).  CRK’s motion to dismiss the complaint because the asserted patent claim did not claim patent eligible subject matter was granted by the Delaware District Court.