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Andrew D. Skale

  • Successfully represented MMA fighter Rampage Jackson in a lawsuit with his former manager.
  • Represented Cook Like a Chef, Inc., regarding the television program, Cook Like a Chef.
  • Successfully licensed the Bel Air brand for numerous film and television projects
  • Settled a patent infringement case for Chart Industries, Inc. against GP Strategies Corporation and continues to represent Chart Industries, Inc. in its patent matters before the US Patent and Trademark Office
  • Representing The Brain Observatory, a non-profit research and public benefit organization, in trademark and licensing matters.
  • Represents Upper Deck International in a litigation adverse to The Upper Deck Company.
  • Represents Pony, Inc. in its trademark matters around the world
  • Represented Michelle “Bombshell” McGee in a contract dispute.
  • Represented Stephen Slesinger, Inc. regarding rights to the Winnie-the-Pooh characters, obtaining summary judgment against the Walt Disney Company
  • Represented Stormceptor Corp., obtaining a favorable jury verdict of patent infringement.
  • Represented New Name, Inc. against Disney Enterprises, Inc., regarding trademark and copyright infringement, obtaining a favorable settlement.
  • Represents Red Ryder with respect to trademark matters.
  • Represented SeQual Technologies, Inc. in a patent infringement lawsuit, obtaining a favorable settlement.
  • Represents the Sierra Nevada Corporation in various intellectual property matters.
  • Assist Fantasy Sports, LLC in managing their growing IP portfolio.
  • Represented Avid Identification Systems, Inc., obtaining a mandatory preliminary injunction against Banfield, the Pet Hospital.
  • Representing Chelsea’s Light Foundation, a non-profit organization working to protect children from sexual predators, in trademark and contractual matters.
  • Represented Intel Corporation, obtaining summary judgment against a major competitor
  • Represented Equiplite, in a patent infringement litigation, obtaining a favorable result.
  • Represented Clariti Eyewear, Inc. in successfully appealing to the Federal Circuit, obtaining summary judgment in a patent infringement case. See Aspex Eyewear, Inc. v. Clariti Eyewear, Inc., 605 F. 3d 1305 (Fed. Cir. 2010)
  • Represented Angles BeautyCare Group, Inc. in a jury trial concerning trademark infringement and unfair competition, obtaining a favorable settlement
  • Represents Bullets2Bandages, an apparel brand designed to give thanks to veterans and their families, in various intellectual property matters.
  • Represented Pony, Inc. in two separate trademark disputes against Ford Motor Company and Nike, obtaining favorable results in each case.
  • Obtained judgment for client and maximum statutory damages award for cybersquatting, trademark infringement, and unfair competition
  • Obtained a $12 million summary judgment motion for a breach of contract related to pet food ingredients.
  • Settled a patent infringement case for Suicide Fantasy Sports against ESPN Inc.
  • Settled a case for ASICS spokesperson/wrestler Jordan Burroughs in a dispute against Burroughs' previous licensee Represented ASICS in a contract litigation involving Lutte Licensing Represents ASICS in its patent matters before the US Patent and Trademark Office
Case Study
Mintz represents former NFL star Shawne Merriman with trademark issues concerning his Lights Out brand, including in matters involving major sports apparel brands. Mintz has brought trademark infringement, false endorsement, and unfair competition suits and successfully settled trademark cases.
Case Study
At the peak of toy-buying season, Mintz helped Spin Master Ltd. obtain a preliminary injunction preventing toy company E. Mishan & Sons, Inc. (Emson) from importing and selling Radical Racers toys in the US after Spin Master sued Emson for infringing patents covering its Zero Gravity® toys.