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An international original equipment manufacturer (OEM) client, which also produced aftermarket parts, and an international aftermarket parts provider, which also produced OEM components, wanted to "swap" parts of their businesses so that each could...
One of Quarles & Brady's large, commercial industrial clients was faced with a massive rate increase from its local utility, amounting to tens of millions of dollars annually. As with most rate cases, public utilities provide evidence of the...
Sometimes, avoiding litigation entails seeing the larger picture and realizing that adversaries may have more in common than they have differences. While representing a municipality in a dispute with its local utility, Quarles & Brady...
Major energy suppliers count on Quarles & Brady to help them with all aspects of project development. For example, one such client is engaged in developing a $3 billion facility, and we are assisting in all facets of the project, from...
Rick structured and implemented a strategy for significant U.S. tax savings through off-shore ownership of a multinational consumer product company’s intellectual property.
Just as the economy collapsed in 2008, Rick negotiated an exclusive big box retailer agreement for a consumer product manufacturer that significantly expanded its shelf space and grew its business while its competitors' businesses...
On behalf of a leading hardware manufacturer, the Quarles & Brady trademark team negotiated an exclusive sales agreement with a major big box retailer. The deal leveraged our client’s significant brand strength in its product category into...
Quarles & Brady represented multiple information technology clients in two suits involving claims of misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of non-compete agreements. These cases gave Quarles & Brady the opportunity to be one of the...
Quarles & Brady filed trade secret and Lanham Act litigation on behalf of a toy manufacturer after a potential acquisition partner misappropriated designs and confidential information. The Quarles & Brady team negotiated a settlement...
Quarles & Brady helped a large motion control and water management company obtain a preliminary injunction against a former employee working for a competitor for 18 months. Using computer forensics, Quarles & Brady was able to show that the...
Quarles & Brady represented a Fortune 500 manufacturer in trade secret litigation against a former CEO, CFO, and others who started a competing company. Following numerous depositions and related discovery, Quarles & Brady secured a...
In a significant and precedential decision upheld by the Seventh Circuit, Quarles & Brady obtained dismissal of the plaintiff's trade secrets claim due to the plaintiff's failure to sufficiently identify its trade secrets. This published...
Quarles & Brady represented an international industrial automation client in a matter against five former employees engaged in a conspiracy to steal confidential information and documents to start a competing business. Through extensive use of...
Quarles & Brady obtained an emergency injunction restricting a former sales manager of a major international consumer products company from using or disclosing confidential information and trade secrets, and compelling production of all computer...
Quarles & Brady successfully defended an injection mold manufacturer, and its owners, in a lawsuit involving claims of patent infringement, violations of the RICO Act, violations of the CFAA, misappropriation of trade secrets, and various other...
Quarles & Brady does not work only for large clients. We also represent small businesses, often belonging to individuals and families. For example, we recently helped a multi-generational family-owned business to negotiate and execute on...
Representing Serta, the leading mattress manufacturer in the United States, Rick brought an action for patent and trademark infringement against one of its biggest competitors. The action was settled when the defendant agreed to stop infringing and...
Rick won a temporary restraining order and permanent injunction against infringement of Lake Point Tower's CASTLES IN THE SKY trademark.