9 Cited authorities

  1. Castle Rock Entertain. v. Carol Publish. Group

    150 F.3d 132 (2d Cir. 1998)   Cited 412 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the fourth factor favored the plaintiffs, who produced a television show, because the defendants, who had produced a trivia book about that show, had entered a market that the plaintiffs might wish to enter
  2. Autozone, Inc. v. Strick

    543 F.3d 923 (7th Cir. 2008)   Cited 132 times
    Holding that the evidence that the plaintiff had spent millions of dollars' on advertising to promote its mark and that the mark was displayed prominently on thousands of stores nationally was more than sufficient to establish the mark's strength
  3. Ty, Inc. v. GMA Accessories, Inc.

    132 F.3d 1167 (7th Cir. 1997)   Cited 140 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that, when a party opposing a preliminary injunction seeks an evidentiary hearing, that party "must be able to persuade the court that the issue is indeed genuine and material and so a hearing would be productive"
  4. Ty, Inc. v. GMA Accessories, Inc.

    959 F. Supp. 936 (N.D. Ill. 1997)   Cited 7 times

    No. 96 C 8465. April 8, 1997. James Patrick White, Welsh Katz, Ltd., Chicago, IL, for plaintiff. Mark T. Banner, Marc Scott Cooperman, Timothy C. Meece, Banner Witcoff, Ltd., Chicago, IL, for defendants. OPINION AND ORDER NORGLE, District Judge: "All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others." George Orwell, Animal Farm, ch. 10 (1945). Perhaps Plaintiff Ty, Inc. ("Ty") would agree. Before the court is Ty's Motion for Preliminary Injunction and Expedited Discovery. For the following

  5. National Business Systems, Inc. v. AM Intern., Inc.

    109 F.R.D. 172 (N.D. Ill. 1986)   Cited 1 times

    Patent holder sought order to compel discovery and expenses of motion. The United States District Court, Bua, J., held that: (1) patent holder was entitled to discovery of infringer's alleged profits, and (2) court held that information concerning infringer's profits beyond period of alleged infringement was relevant. Judgment accordingly. Melvin F. Jager, Willian, Brinks, Olds, Hofer, Gilson & Lione, Ltd., Chicago, Ill., Edward S. Irons, Memel, Jacobs, Pierno, Gersh & Ellsworth, Washington, D.C

  6. Rule 56 - Summary Judgment

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 56   Cited 329,129 times   158 Legal Analyses
    Holding a party may move for summary judgment on any part of any claim or defense in the lawsuit
  7. Rule 37 - Failure to Make Disclosures or to Cooperate in Discovery; Sanctions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 37   Cited 46,025 times   320 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a party may be barred from using a witness if it fails to disclose the witness
  8. Rule 5 - Serving and Filing Pleadings and Other Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 5   Cited 22,113 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Allowing service by filing papers with the court's electronic-filing system
  9. Rule 33 - Interrogatories to Parties

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 33   Cited 10,917 times   21 Legal Analyses
    Adopting Rule 30(b)