Nathan Associates experts have substantial experience in providing expert analysis and testimony in cases and projects involving trademarks, trade dress, trade secrets, false advertising, and other Lanham Act issues. The cases listed below are representative of the past engagements of the firm.

Advanced Analytics Inc., v. Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.
Senior Vice President Russell Mangum acted as the expert witness on behalf of the plaintiff. He estimated damages related to alleged misappropriation of trade secrets pertaining to mathematical simulations for the pricing of mortgage-backed securities.

American Bio Medica Corporation v. Phamatech, Inc.
Senior Vice President Stephen Schneider submitted a declaration as the expert witness on behalf of the plaintiff regarding lost income resulting from alleged patent infringement, trade dress infringement, and unfair competition concerning the manufacture and distribution of rapid drug testing devices.

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. v. The Pep Boys
Senior Vice President Russell Mangum acted as the expert witness on behalf of the plaintiff. He evaluated damages related to trademark infringement and identified infringing sales as part of a claim for unjust enrichment.

Archipelago, Inc. v. Fresh, Inc.
Senior Vice President Russell Mangum acted as the expert witness on behalf of the plaintiff/counterdefendant. Dr. Mangum estimated unjust enrichment damages regarding alleged trademark infringement related to marketing of personal care products.

BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration Inc. v. Aeroflex Inc.

Senior Vice President Michael Dansky provided an expert report and deposition testimony for the plaintiff. Mr. Dansky evaluated the lost profits damages related to the alleged misappropriation by the defendant of the certain trade secrets for the design of countermeasures used by US Army and Navy helicopters.

Bogart, LLC v. Plummers, Inc., Scandinavian Designs, Inc., and Dania, Inc.
Senior Vice President Russell Mangum submitted an expert report on behalf of defendants concerning damages stemming from alleged trademark infringement and unauthorized use of personal likeness related to retail sales of furniture.

Codonics, Inc v. Datcard Systems, Inc.
Senior Vice President Russell Mangum provided deposition testimony on behalf of the plaintiff/counterdefendant. Dr. Mangum evaluated damages associated with claims of false advertising related to medical data printer systems.

C.M.L. s.r.l v. INECO Industrial Navarra de Equipos y Comercio, S.A.
Senior Vice President Stephen Schneider prepared expert and supplemental reports, and provided deposition and trial testimony on behalf of the plaintiff regarding lost profit and reasonable royalty damages related to alleged unfair competitive behavior, trade dress infringement, and patent infringement involving the manufacture and sale of pipe and tube-bending equipment and patented counter-bending dies.

Cricket Communications, Inc. v. HipCricket, Inc.
Senior Vice President Russell Mangum acted as the expert witness on behalf of the plaintiff. Dr. Mangum estimated damages associated with claims of trademark and trade dress infringement related to advertising and marketing services through mobile wireless communications.

DDL OMNI Engineering LLC v. Progeny Systems Corp.
Senior Vice President Russell Mangum acted as the expert witness on behalf of the plaintiff. Dr. Mangum estimated cost savings and unjust enrichment damages related to theft of trade secrets and related allegations involving electronic engineering and CAD packages used in U.S. naval craft architecture.

Go Fast Sports & Beverage Company v. Go Fast Holdings, LLC and Edward H. Hohman
Senior Economist Scott Bosworth submitted expert reports on behalf of defendants Go Fast Holdings and Edward H. Hohman concerning damages related to a failed stock purchase agreement, in which the defendants were accused of unfair competition through the alleged dissemination of trade secrets and confidential business information.

Robert L. Goldman and CELS Enterprises, Inc. v. L.C. Licensing, Inc., et al.
Senior Vice President Russell Mangum provided deposition testimony on behalf of the defendants/counterplaintiff. Dr. Mangum evaluated damages related to allegations of trademark infringement involving women?s footwear.

Grandway Honduras, LLC and Gloveables Inc. v. Two Lumps of Sugar, LTD.
Senior Vice President Russell Mangum prepared an expert report on behalf of the plaintiffs. Dr. Mangum evaluated lost profits, reasonable royalty, and unjust enrichment damages related to alleged design patent and trade dress infringement involving fashion kitchen and gardening products.

Human Touch, LLC (formerly Interactive Health LLC) et al. v. KingKong USA, Inc., et al.
Senior Vice President Russell Mangum Provided deposition and trial testimony on behalf of the defendant. Dr. Mangum estimated lost profits, reasonable royalty, unjust enrichment, and corrective advertising damages related to allegations of patent infringement, trademark infringement, trade dress infringement, false advertising, and unfair competition related to massage furniture and products.

Iconics, Inc. v. Simone Massaro et al

Senior Vice President Brad Kullberg provided an expert report and deposition testimony for the defendant. Mr. Kullberg estimated the plaintiff’s actual damages and the defendant’s disgorged profits related to the alleged misappropriation of the plaintiff’s trade secrets for its SCADA software.

Luppen Holdings, Inc. v. Pitney Bowes, Inc.
Senior Vice President Russell Mangum acted as the expert witness on behalf of the defendant. Dr. Mangum evaluated claims of injury and damages arising from reverse confusion in the context of alleged infringement of a trademark used in postal services and products.

Mattel, Inc. v. Big Time Toys, LLC
Senior Vice President Russell Mangum acted as the expert witness on behalf of the plaintiff in a case involving trademark infringement. Dr. Mangum identified infringing sales as part of a claim for unjust enrichment, and calculated corrective advertising damages.

Maximum Availability Limited v. Vision Solutions, Inc. and Sirius Computer Solutions
Senior Vice President Russell Mangum submitted an expert report on behalf of defendants Vision Solutions and Sirius Computer Solutions concerning damages related to alleged false advertising in the sale of high availability disaster recovery (HA/DR) business software.

Prince Lionheart Inc. v. Halo Innovations, Inc.
Senior Vice President Russell Mangum acted as the expert witness on behalf of the plaintiff. Dr. Mangum evaluated trademark infringement damages related to infant care consumer products.

William Richert v. Ronald Marinaro, Rocamojo LLC
Senior Vice President Russell Mangum acted as the expert witness on behalf of the defendant. Dr. Mangum estimated economic value of various start-up enterprises involved in development and manufacturing of soy coffee alternative products based on alleged trade secrets.

Gary Schummer, et al., v. Mission Psychological Consultants, et al.
Senior Vice President Russell Mangum provided deposition testimony on behalf of plaintiffs. Dr. Mangum estimated lost profits and unjust enrichment from alleged defamatory advertising related to the launch of a clinic for medical disorders.

Shipyard Brewing Company, LLC v. Logboat Brewing

Senior Vice President Brad Kullberg provided an expert report and deposition testimony for the plaintiff. Mr. Kullberg evaluated the profits to be disgorged by the defendant for its alleged use of the plaintiff’s trademarks.

Synthes USA, LLC and Synthes USA Sales, LLC v. Diverse Surgical Supplies, Inc., MedFix Solutions, Inc., Tullio Catino, and Joseph Samaha
Managing Economist Eric Matolo provided deposition testimony and submitted expert reports on behalf of plaintiffs Synthes USA and Synthes USA Sales concerning damages related to alleged patent infringement, unfair competition, and Lanham Act violations involving bone plate implants, screws, and instruments.

Synthes USA, LLC and Synthes USA Sales, LLC v. Syntec Scientific (USA) Corporation, Whittemore Enterprises, Inc., and Syntec Scientific Corporation
Managing Economist Eric Matolo submitted an expert report on behalf of plaintiffs Synthes USA and Synthes USA Sales concerning damages related to alleged unfair competition and Lanham Act violations involving bone plate implant products.

Votivo, Ltd. v. Archipelago, Inc.
Senior Vice President Russell Mangum acted as the expert witness on behalf of the defendant. He estimated unjust enrichment damages regarding alleged trade dress infringement related to marketing of scented candles.

Wojahn Bros Music, Inc. v. Elias Arts, Ltd.
Senior Vice President Russell Mangum acted as the expert witness on behalf of the plaintiff. Dr. Mangum estimated lost profits and disgorgement of profits related to false advertising and false designation of origin regarding advertising and promotion of music and sound production in television and radio commercials.

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D. Scott Bosworth, Michael Dansky, Bradford Kullberg, Russell W. Mangum III, Eric Matolo

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