Recent Cases


         Jim Ryndak, Mark Suri and Eric Weimers successfully represented the patent owner in a patent infringement case on lighting technology that resulted in a $23,000,000 jury verdict and a finding of willful infringement against Ford Motor Company in favor of our client. Jacob Krippelz v. Ford Motor Company.

         Jim Ryndak and Mark Suri successfully represented the patent owner in a patent infringement case against Callaway Golf, a major golf club manufacturer. After extensive discovery, we successfully settled the case and obtained a substantial recovery for our client.

         Eric Weimers represented the owner of a patent on cell phone call routing technology in a licensing campaign, including several patent infringement cases against wireless carriers, and obtained settlements and licenses favorable to our client.

         Jim Ryndak and Mark Suri successfully represented the patent owner in a patent infringement case involving hospital bed technology. After extensive discovery, we successfully settled the case and obtained a substantial recovery for our client.

  • Jim Ryndak represented the patent owner in a patent infringement case involving printing and paper-handling technology to produce printed, folded paper products. After extensive discovery, we successfully settled the case recently and obtained a substantial recovery for our client
  • Jim Ryndak was a member of the team of lawyers who represented the famous inventor, Ronald A. Katz, in patent litigation against MicroVoice Applications, Inc. This closely-watched case was settled successfully when MicroVoice agreed to pay for a license to use certain computer-telephony technology invented by Mr. Katz. The settlement includes payments for past infringement, ongoing royalties, and a consent judgment admitting validity and infringement of Mr. Katz' patents.
  • Jim Ryndak served as a member of the team of trial lawyers who represented MCI and RAKTL, L.P.  MCI v. AT&T Corporation, No. 97-4453 (E.D. Pa.) (Reed, S.J.). Judge Lowell Reed of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania conducted the hearing from May 24 through June 4, 1999. On August 26, Judge Reed issued a lengthy opinion ruling for the plaintiffs on virtually every major issue disputed during the hearing. His opinion can be seen at www.paed.uscourts.gov. The case arises in the field of computer-telephony integration. The plaintiffs assert that AT&T is infringing sixteen patents dealing with telephonic interactive voice applications.
  • Jim Ryndak represented an inventor/manufacturer in a patent infringement case involving specialty electronics equipment. The case included claims and counterclaims for patent infringement, trademark infringement, breach of contract, trade secret, unfair competition and false patent marking. We settled the case for a high seven-figure dollar amount for our client.
  • Mark Suri was one of the lawyers representing defendant Sara Lee in a copyright infringement dispute concerning designs on clothing that included the Olympic symbols. A dismissal of the case was obtained soon after it was filed.
  • Mark Suri represented TSR in a dispute against Sega of America for trademark infringement. A very favorable resolution on behalf of the trademark owner, TSR, was obtained.