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Category Archives: Litigation

DECISION OF NOTE: United States Supreme Court Rules Willful Infringement Not Required To Award Profits In Trademark Infringement Litigation Under 15 U.S.C. §1125(a).

United States Supreme Court Rules Willful Infringement Not Required To Award Profits In Trademark Infringement Litigation Under 15 U.S.C. §1125(a). United States Supreme Court rules that 15 U.S.C. §1125(a) does not require a finding willful infringement in order to warrant an award of infringer’s profits. Decision will likely have far reaching effects on trademark enforcement…
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Making the Case for Insurance Coverage for COVID-19 Business Losses

Many of our clients have recently asked whether they should bring claims against their insurance carriers in order to recover business losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.   Faced with pronouncements by their insurance carriers that they do not plan on covering coronavirus-related losses, these businesses are left wondering whether legal action is the correct course. …
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The Art of the Restart

The Art of the Restart This is the first in a series of alerts that will provide guidance on various topics related to business continuity and strategy. Topic of this alert:       Financial planning – managing the creditor and debtor relationship Managing the Creditor and Debtor Relationship Managing the pre-opening period as well as the period…
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DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN LIGHT OF COVID-19 RELATED COURT SUSPENSIONS

Our local court systems have been unprecedently affected by COVID-19 just like other resident businesses.  New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice Stuart Justice Rabner entered an order on March 27, 2020 that provides procedural and logistical guidance on the suspension of certain court proceedings in the New Jersey State courts.  As of March 22, 2020,…
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