On June 28, 2019 WHIPgroup obtained a Judgment for Vineyard Vines that included both monetary damages and a permanent injunction against several serial counterfeiters. The Defendants in this case set up fraudulent websites that mimicked the actual Vineyard Vines website, and used Facebook advertisements to divert unsuspecting customers to these websites. As part of the Permanent Injunction, the fraudulent domains will be transferred to Vineyard Vines. This Judgment comes after WHIPgroup obtained a Temporary Restraining Order that was issued on the same day the Complaint was filed.
WHIPgroup continues to represent its client’s best interests, filing counterclaims in an ongoing arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association. WHIPgroup brought claims for breach of contract and unjust enrichment as well as tortious interference [Read More…]
WHIPgroup filed a Complaint in the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, on behalf of its client Koslow Technologies Corporation of Waterbury, Connecticut. The Complaint stems from a consulting agreement where Defendant Culligan International Company, [Read More…]
By: Jasmine B. Gratton, Matthew U. Silfin The U.S. Copyright Office has recently started reviewing claims at the new Copyright Claims Board (CCB). After some delay, the first claim was filed on June 16, 2022, [Read More…]