Representative Litigations

Pete’s Brewing Company v. Beverage Brands (UK) Limited, and East Coast Beverage Corp., d/b/a Collins International

Pete’s Brewing Company v. Beverage Brands (UK) Limited, and East Coast Beverage Corp., d/b/a Collins International, No. 1:2002-CV-12394 (D. Mass. Dec. 13, 2002), transferred from No. 5:2002-CV-00558 (W.D. Tex. Jun. 11, 2002). Representation of defendant Beverage Brands Ltd. in a trademark infringement action regarding Pete’s Brewing Company’s Wicked Ale trademarks.




Sashco, Inc. v. Red Devil, Inc.

Sashco, Inc. v. Red Devil, Inc., No. 1:88-CV-01639 (D. Colo. Oct. 11, 1988). This was a Patent infringement litigation involving Sashco’s U.S. Patents 4,776,458 and 4,863,014, for clear caulk cartridges and tubes. Mr. Aitken participated in an evidentiary hearing where the Colorado court found that Red Devil had not violated a previous consent decree. Subsequently, on Red Devil’s summary judgment motion for non-infringement, the court found that Red Devil did




A.V. Imports v. Spirits International, N.V.

A.V. Imports v. Spirits International, N.V. A.V. Imports v. Spirits International N.V., No. 92043340 (Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) May 19, 2004). Representation of plaintiff A.V. Imports, Inc., and its successor A.V Brands, Inc. which sought cancellation of the trademark registration RUSSKAYA for vodka on the grounds of abandonment.




Advanced Processor Technologies LLC Litigation 2011

Advanced Processor Technologies LLC Litigation 2011 Advanced Processor Technologies LLC v. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., No. 2:12-CV-00264 (E.D. Tex. May 1, 2012); Advanced Processor Technologies LLC v. Altera Corp., No. 2:2012-CV-00602 (E.D. Tex. Sep. 18, 2012); Advanced Processor Technologies LLC v. Atmel Corp., No. 2:12-CV-00152 (E.D. Tex. Mar. 23, 2012); Advanced Processor Technologies LLC v. Conexant Systems, Inc., No. 2:12-CV-00153 (E.D. Tex. Mar. 23, 2012); Advanced Processor Technologies LLC v.