ADD+G attorney Ryan Santurri won a jury trial involving copyright infringement of software in the United States District Court in Denver, Colorado. The outcome was a complete victory for ADD+G client Live Face on Web, LLC, with the Jury awarding $262,197 in actual damages for the unlicensed use of Live Face on Web’s virtual spokesperson software.
- The Women’s Executive Council selected Ava Doppelt to receive their Achievement Award for her outstanding work in the legal profession. Ava Doppelt is certified by the Florida Bar in Intellectual Property Law and manages trademark and copyright portfolios, she has substantial litigation experience in federal and state court and administrative agencies, advising clients on trademark, publishing, entertainment, and licensing, franchising, and copy right matters. Ms. Doppelt was formerly an attorney for Prentice-Hall, Inc. and The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc. She was the President of the Orlando Ballet and serves on the boards of the Florida Lawyer’s Mutual Insurance Company and The Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community. The award was presented October 1st, 2018 at the 46TH Annual Women’s Achievement awards.
- ADD+G attorney Matthew McKinney secured a preliminary injunction in U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida (Tampa Division) against a Defendant’s use of an infringing trademark. The litigation entitled Integrity Services of Tampa, Inc. v Integrity Turf Solutions, LLC (Case No. 8:18-cv-02165) involves the assertion of the client’s unregistered trademark rights under the Lanham Act against a competing pest control company in the Tampa Bay area.