News & Insight

Bowie & Jensen Attorneys Earn a Unanimous Victory at Maryland’s Highest Court

June 17, 2015

The Court of Appeals, Maryland’s highest court, handed a unanimous victory to Bowie & Jensen partner Michael Siri and associate Carolyn Mech following oral argument in a dispute to enforce neighborhood restrictive covenants. The land use case began when two

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Jurisdictional Win for Class Action Lawsuits

December 20, 2013

Firm Litigators Secure Federal Multi-Jurisdictional Transfer and Consolidation of Multiple Pending Lawsuits In a victory for a firm client that is currently a defendant to four federal court false advertising class actions pending in California, Illinois, Florida and New York,

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Insurance Defense: Volunteer Liability

May 11, 2013

Have you ever seen a volunteer event go terribly wrong? Imagine a summer block party put on by the neighborhood association, or the spring fling for a local charity. The weather is perfect. The turnout is outstanding. People are having

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Construction Law: Successful Subrogation Defense for Contractors

April 25, 2013

(Towson, Maryland) Bowie & Jensen trial attorney Jason Brino successfully defended a contractor in a subrogation claim brought by an insurance carrier claiming that faulty workmanship caused a building to collapse in a recent lawsuit.

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Firm Files Suit to Stop Unsavory Competition on Amazon.com

April 1, 2013

The Maryland Daily Record may have said it best in an article that stated “two companies could be headed for a high noon showdown in U.S. District Court over copyright infringement on engraved firearm parts.”      In a federal lawsuit that

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Intellectual Property Law: The bell has not yet tolled for permanent injunctions in patent cases

January 29, 2013

On January 10, 2013, the United States District Court, N.D. California, San Jose Division entered a permanent injunction against a patent-infringing defendant in BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. v. A10 NETWORKS, INC., Dist. Court, ND California 2013 – Google Scholar. The ruling

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When the Appeal Loses Its Appeal

January 9, 2013

Litigants dissatisfied with the outcome of their trial generally have the right to an appeal.  Deciding whether to exercise that right can be fraught with strategic concerns. If your business finds itself compelled to resolve a dispute at trial, the

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Federal Appeals Court Clarifies Deadline for Challenging the List of Inventors Identified on a Patent

November 20, 2012

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which is the appellate court that has the final say on all patent issues, recently resolved a dispute among courts about how long a person has to assert an inventorship challenge to

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Recent Federal Trademark Decision Has Famous Fashion Company Seeing Red

November 5, 2012

A recent federal appeals court case demonstrates that trademarks can go well beyond symbols, designs and words.  Even a single color can qualify for federal trademark protection.  The case involved a lawsuit by a high-end women’s shoe company, Louboutin, against

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Verizon subscribers safe after patent close call, will cost them in the long run

September 2, 2012

In ACTIVEVIDEO NETWORKS, INC. v. VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS, INC., case available here Verizon mostly lost its appeal after a jury awarded the plaintiff substantial damages related to infringement of patents plaintiff held on video on demand services. The trial court also

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