Blog Posts in 2013

  • Scott Hampton Successfully Defeated Daubert Challenge

    After Scott Hampton provided a deposition in the Wonderland Nursery Goods Co. v. Thorley Industries, LLC d/b/a 4Moms case in the United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, Thorley’s counsel submitted a Motion to Strike Portions of Mr. Hampton’s expert report as a Daubert Motion. Mr. Hampton successfully met the challenge—United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer denied ...
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  • The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Finds Settlement Negotiations are not Protected by a Settlement Negotiation Privilege

    Impact of In re MSTG, Inc. on Experts’ Use of Settlement Agreements Settlement agreements arising from litigation, or threatened litigation, are often benchmarks for calculating reasonable royalty damages in patent infringement cases. In April of 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held in In re MSTG, Inc., 675 F.3d 1337 (Fed. Cir. 2012) that settlement negotiations ...
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  • Hampton IP Continues Sponsorship of Utah's IP Summit

    In February 2011, Hampton IP sponsored and participated in the Utah Bar Association’s annual IP Summit. We enjoyed seeing and speaking with many IP attorneys from around the country. The presentations at this year’s conference were informative and covered many current IP issues. We appreciate all the work performed by the Utah Bar Association to put on this event.
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  • Nordstrom Retains Hampton IP

    Baker Williams Mattiesen LLP’s Houston, Texas office, engaged Hampton IP & Economic Consultants on the Nordstrom, Inc. et al. v. 7525419 Canada Inc. d/b/a Beyond The Rack, et al. trademark infringement case, in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington at Seattle, Case No. 2:12-cv-01387. Mr. Hampton provided an expert report establishing infringing sales. The case set ...
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