Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’ Delivers Creative Cease-and-Desist Letter

Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’ Delivers Creative Cease-and-Desist Letter

A Chicago venue decided to temporarily transform their event space into a ‘Stranger Things’ themed pop-up bar. According to their website, “The Upside Down bar concept will be the end of Summer 80’s dance party of your dreams, filled with curious Things inspired by & paying homage to the instant-classic television show. It brings you Read more about Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’ Delivers Creative Cease-and-Desist Letter[…]

A Look at Neil Gorsuch, Trump’s Choice for the Supreme Court

A Look at Neil Gorsuch, Trump’s Choice for the Supreme Court

As you now know, Neil Gorsuch has been nominated to fill Justice Scalia’s open Supreme Court seat. Where does he stand, and will we (you) like him at the end of the day?  We hope to help you judge for yourself.  During what will be a tumultuous confirmation process, we hope this article will help Read more about A Look at Neil Gorsuch, Trump’s Choice for the Supreme Court[…]

Which U.S. Supreme Court Nominee will Trump Pick?

Which U.S. Supreme Court Nominee will Trump Pick?

Tonight, President Donald Trump will be announcing his pick for the U.S. Supreme Court to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Who are they and what do they stand for? The leading contenders are all very conservative, all relatively young, all millionaires, all originally nominated to the bench by President George W. Bush, all white Read more about Which U.S. Supreme Court Nominee will Trump Pick?[…]

12 Days of Intellectual Property Christmas

12 Days of Intellectual Property Christmas

  The McHattie Law Firm is uniquely equipped to deal with modern businesses’ most valuable asset — its intellectual property — and to manage it with a strategic legal approach in the US. From creation to licensing to sale, we stand ready, willing and able to serve your needs, developing strategies for your opportunities and Read more about 12 Days of Intellectual Property Christmas[…]

Perhaps It’s Not So Final: Texas Judge Issues Preliminary Injunction on The Final Rule on Overtime Regulations

Perhaps It’s Not So Final: Texas Judge Issues Preliminary Injunction on The Final Rule on Overtime Regulations

By Winifred E. Campbell Twenty-one states filed a lawsuit, State of Nevada v. United States Department of Labor, in September, alleging the revisions to the overtime regulations, known as The Final Rule (“the Rule”), were unconstitutional. United States Magistrate Judge Amos Mazzant of the Eastern District of Texas, appointed by President Obama, issued a preliminary Read more about Perhaps It’s Not So Final: Texas Judge Issues Preliminary Injunction on The Final Rule on Overtime Regulations[…]

Welcome Joseph J. DiDonato to the McHattie Law Team

Welcome Joseph J. DiDonato to the McHattie Law Team

The McHattie Law Firm is extremely pleased to announce that Joseph J. DiDonato has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Mr. DiDonato, a licensed patent attorney, concentrates on matters related to intellectual property and business, providing practical legal advice that considers both business plans and the protection of products or services.  Mr. DiDonato’s experience extends Read more about Welcome Joseph J. DiDonato to the McHattie Law Team[…]

Are Diamonds COSTCO’s Best Friend?

Are Diamonds COSTCO’s Best Friend?

By Clay D. Shorrock Earlier this month, a federal jury in New York ordered Costco to pay Tiffany & Co. $5.5 million in compensatory damages and $8.24 million in punitive damages in a trademark infringement lawsuit relating to Costco’s use of the famous “Tiffany” mark. The lawsuit, filed by Tiffany & Co. on Valentine’s Day Read more about Are Diamonds COSTCO’s Best Friend?[…]

Resolution of Labor and Employment Disputes in EU Nations

Resolution of Labor and Employment Disputes in EU Nations

By Winifred E. Campbell, Esq. Employment and labor disputes in the United States are frequently filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and/or heard by an arbitration panel before a lawsuit is ever filed. However, this is not the standard in many nations of the Europe Union (EU). In fact, most countries prohibit Read more about Resolution of Labor and Employment Disputes in EU Nations[…]

Jaguar’s Exceptional Case and $2 Million in Fees

Jaguar’s Exceptional Case and $2 Million in Fees

By: Winifred E. Campbell and Christie McGuinness The name’s Bond, James Bond. Those iconic words bring to mind the names Sean Connery, Pierce Bronson, Daniel Craig and of course, Jaguar. No Bond movie is complete without a phenomenal Jaguar to go along with the car chase scene. Recently, Jaguar Land Rover North America (“Jaguar”) was Read more about Jaguar’s Exceptional Case and $2 Million in Fees[…]

The Doctrine of Unclean Hands: When Deals Get Dirty

The Doctrine of Unclean Hands: When Deals Get Dirty

By Winifred E. Campbell, Esq. This month, a U.S. district judge for the Northern District of California determined that Merck & Company, Inc. (“Merck”) will have to pay the attorneys’ fees for Gilead Sciences, Inc. (“Gilead”) based on the doctrine of unclean hands related to Gilead’s defense of a messy patent infringement litigation. There’s no Read more about The Doctrine of Unclean Hands: When Deals Get Dirty[…]