WHAT WE DO

Innis Law Group combines deep experience and wide-ranging skills to service clients in matters that span numerous areas of the law. ILG represents clients in IP litigation, trademark and copyright portfolio management and enforcement, and domain name protection. We also counsel clients on advertising and marketing, entertainment and media, and privacy and data security matters. In order to serve clients’ worldwide trademark needs, we have developed a sophisticated network of talented foreign associates.

NOTABLE CASES

United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Proceedings:

NBCUniversal Media, LLC v. Tebear Shrek’s. LLC, Opposition No. 91239303
NBCUniversal Media, LLC v. Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Opposition No. 91242793
NBCUniversal Media, LLC v. Shenzhen Redray Biotechnology Co. Ltd., Opposition No. 91240241
UCF Hotel Venture III v. Sapphire Resorts LLC, Opposition No. 91241987
WILD Flavors, Inc. v. McCormick & Co., Opposition No. 91230400
WILD Flavors, Inc. v. McCormick & Company, Incorporated, Opposition No. 91230400
McCormick & Company, Incorporated v. WILD Flavors, Inc., Opposition No. 91236231
Phat Fashions, LLC v. Wright, Opposition No. 91189120 and Cancellation No. 92055694
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company v. ADM21 Co., Ltd., Opposition Nos. 91199785, 91200014, 91204716, 91206464, 91206462, 91206459, and 91206467
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company v. ADM Productions, Inc., Opposition Nos. 91184966 and 91184967
ADM v. ADM Corporation, Opposition No. 91209005
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company v. Acron, Opposition No. 91210326

District Court Proceedings:

WILD Flavors, Inc. v. McCormick & Company, Inc., Case No. 2:18-cv-00170-DLB-CJS (E.D. Ky.)
Kellwood Company and David Meister, Inc. v. Designer Bride, Inc., Case No. 1:11-cv-07611-VM (S.D.N.Y)
Phat Fashions, LLC v. Phag Farm, Inc. and Lisa L. Wright, Case No 1:11-cv-20526-JLK (S.D. Fl.) (2014)
American Recreation Products LLC v. Kelty Packs LLC, et al., Case No. D2013-1474-KELTYPACKS.NET
US Chemical Corporation v. The Proctor and Gamble Company, C.A. 2:03cv886 (E.D. Wis.)
Humanly Possible, Inc. v. Manpower Inc. d/b/a Manpowergroup, and Right Management Inc., Case No. 11-cv-04977 (N.D. III.)
U-Haul International, Inc. v. TKG Storagemart Partners, LP, et al., C.A. 1:09cv4352 (N.D. Ill.)
Caterpillar Inc. v. Pan World Brands Limited, C.A. 1:05cv1385 (C.D. Ill.)
Caterpillar Inc. v. Cutting Systems Inc., C.A. 5:02cv55 (W.D.N.C.)
Caterpillar Inc. v. Telescan Tech, C.A. 1:00cv1111, (C.D. Ill.) (2002)
Caterpillar Inc. v. Delta Machine Prod, C.A. 1:99cv5278 (N.D. Ill.)
Pulse EFT Assos. v. Sears Roebuck & Co., C.A. 4:99cv2329 (S.D. Tex.)
Sears Roebuck & Co. v. Sear-Service, Inc., et al., C.A. 2:99cv14006 (S.D. Fl.)
Sears Roebuck & Co v. BLDG Materials Corp., C.A. 1:97cv7628 (N.D. Ill.)

International Trademark Proceedings:

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company v. ADM21 Co., Ltd., Opposition Nos. 13-06-665 (Canada), 001858326 (EU), and 807404 (India)
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company v. Polyconcept Holding SAS, Opposition Nos. B001329285, B001997637, and B001997645 (EU)
Bayer v. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, Opposition against Application for ARCON (China)
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company v. Faleiro Administraçáo DEMateriau Ltda MECADM TRANSPORTES (Brazil)
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company v. Martha Patricia Arevalo Garcia (Novasoya & Design, Ecuador)
Vinamilk Vietnam Joint Stock v. ADMCADM (Vietnam)

Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) Proceedings and Domain Enforcement:

YMCA of Chicago v. Robert Milideo, FA 1609001693986, YMCACHICAGO.US
American Recreation Products LLC v. Kelty Packs LLC, et al., WIPO Case No. D2013-1474 – KELTYPACKS.NET
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company v. Mobile Moment, WIPO Case No. D2016-2427 – ADM.TECH
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company v. Warren Flaherty, et al., WIPO Case No. D2015-0539 – ADM.SOLUTIONS
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company v. Shawn Downey, WIPO Case No. D2015-0415 – ADM.INTERNATIONAL
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company v. Chamiris Mantrana, WIPO Case No. D2013-0257 – AD-M.ORG
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company v. Jim Zhu, WIPO Case No. D2013-0258 – ADMAPGROUP.COM

National Advertising Division (NAD) Proceedings:

The Proctor & Gamble Company (Swiffer), #5670 (January 2014) (Challenger, The Libman Company)
The Proctor & Gamble Company (Swiffer), #5795 (December 2014) (Challenger, The Libman Company)