Litigation ADR Expert Witness

In addition to serving as advocates for clients in ADR, pattishall attorneys are certified arbitrators and neutrals with district courts and leading dispute resolution service providers, such as CPR, INTA, AAA and FRAMARB. Our experience as neutrals include service as mediator in trademark, copyright and licensing disputes; arbitrator in franchising and general commercial disputes; panelist in UDRP domain name disputes; and independent case evaluations and second opinion analysis. Members of our ADR practice are frequently retained by other firms and selected by Federal and State Courts to serve as neutrals in mediation and arbitration.

For more information, contact:

David C. Hilliard (CIPR/International Trademark Association for Dispute Resolution)

ADR Archives

2014 Unity Health Plans Ins. Co. v. Iowa Health System d/b/a Unity Point Health, Case No. 13-cv-845-WRC (W.D. Wisc, 2014, Judge Conley) (Trademark Infringement) Hilliard

2013 On Site Energy Company, Inc. v. MTU Onsite Energy Corp., Case No. 2:10-cv-01671 (E.D. N.Y. 2014, Judge Seybert) (Trademark Infringement) Hilliard

2012 Talon International, Inc. v. Adidas America, Inc., Case No. 2:12-cv-02572 (C.D. Cal. 2013, Judge Feess) (Trademark Infringement, Reverse Confusion, Surveys) Hilliard

2012 American National Insurance Company v. American National Investment Advisors, LLC, Case No. 1:2011-cv-04016 (N.D. Ill. 2012, Judge Coleman) (Trademark Infringement) Hilliard

2012 Polymer Group, Inc. et al v. Magla Products LLC et al, Case No. 3:2010-cv-00288 (W.D.N.C. 2012, Judge Cogburn) (Trademark, Trade Dress, Patents) Hilliard

2012 Ugglebo Clogs, LLC v. Deckers Outdoor Corp., Case No. 0:2011-cv-00213 (D. Minn. 2012, Judge Schiltz) (Trademark Infringement) Hilliard

2011 University of Nebraska v. Chase Bank USA, N.A. (National Arbitration Forum, 2011) (Trademark Infringement, Breach of Contract) Hilliard

2010 J. P. Cooke v. Schwabb (Dist. Neb., 2010) (Cybersquatting, Keyword Infringement) Hilliard

2010 Schwabb v. J. P. Cooke (E.D. Wisc., 2010) (Trade Libel, Disparagement) Hilliard

2010 University Healthsystem Consortium v. Northshore University HealthSystem, Case No. 1:2009-cv-05000 (N.D. Ill. 2009, Judge Bucklo) (Trademark Infringement) Hilliard

2009 SPSS, Inc. v. Nie et al., Case No. 1:08-cv-00066 (N.D. Ill. 2009, Judge Darrah) (Contracts, Licensing) Hilliard

2006 Implant Innovations, Inc. v. Debbie, LLC, Bicon, LLC, Bicon International, Inc., Case No. 9:06-cv-80913-DTKH (S.D. Fla., Judge Hurley) (Trademark Infringement) Hilliard

2006 After Hours Formal Wear, Inc. v. Tuxedos, Inc., Case No. 06-cv-2460 (N.D. Ill. 2009, Judge Guzman) (Unfair Competition) Hilliard

2006 The Doctors Company v. Florida Doctors Insurance Company, Case No. 3:06-cv-00481 (M.D. Fla. 2005, Judge Covington) (Trademark Infringement) Hilliard

2005 Payless Shoe Source Worldwide, Inc. v. Target Corporation and Target Brands, Inc., Case No. 5:05-4023-JAR (D. Kan., Judge Robinson) (Unfair Competition) Hilliard

2004 Buntrock v. Terra (Terra Museum), et al. , Case No. 00 CH 13859 (Circuit Court of Cook County, Judge Kinnaird); 151 F.Supp.2d 931 (N.D. Ill. 2003, Judge Bucklo); 348 Ill. App. 3d 875 (2004) (Trustee Mismanagement) Hilliard
2003 Pittsburgh Home and Garden Show, Inc. v. Scripps Networks, Inc. and The E.W. Scripps Company (HGTV) , Case No. 2:03-cv-01477 (W.D. Penn. 2002, Judge Fischer) (Unfair Competition) Hilliard

2002 Imagetec LP v. Imagistics Int'l Inc. , Case No. 1:02-cv-07148 (N.D. Ill., Judge Hibbler) (Trademark Infringement) Hilliard

2000 W.R. Meadows, Inc. v. U.S.E. Hickson Products, Ltd. , Case No. 00 C 1116 (N.D. Ill., Judge Moran) (Copyright Infringement) Hilliard

1999 Kerr Corporation v. Castaldo Products Mfg. Co., Inc. , Case No. LA CV 99-2392-DT (MANx) (C.D. Cal., Judge Tevrizian) (Unfair Competition) Hilliard

1999 La Preferida, Inc. v. Sun Garden Gangi Canning Company, Case No. 99 C 5730 (N.D. Ill., Judge Manning) (Copyright Infringement) Hilliard

1998 CNB Banchares Inc. v. Citizens Bank, Illinois, NA, Case No. 1:1998-cv-08120 (N.D. Ill., Judge Lindberg) (Unfair Competition) Hilliard

1998 Moen Inc. v. Sisco, Inc , Case No. 1:98-cv-07947 (N.D. Ill., Judge Moran) (Trade Dress) Hilliard

1997 Atek Corporation v. Foremost Machinery, Case No. 1:1997-cv-07266 (N.D. Ill., Judge Levin) (Unfair Competition) Hilliard

1997 Tailgators, Inc. v. 2263 North Lincoln Corp., Case No. 1:1997-cv-02196 (N.D. Ill., Judge Gottschall) (Unfair Competition) Hilliard

1997 ArcVentures, LLC v. Affiliated Research Centers, Inc. , Case No. 97 C 5537 (N.D. Ill., Judge Holderman) (General) Hilliard

1997 Medic Alert Foundation United States, Inc. v. Corel Corporation, Case No. 1:1997-cv-02521 (N.D. Ill., Judge Zagel) (Trade Dress) Hilliard

1996 Navistar International Transportation Corp. v. Freightliner Corp. and American LaFrance Corp. , Case No. 96 C 6922 (N.D. Ill., Judge Grady) (Unfair Competition) Hilliard

1996 Planet Hollywood (Region IV), Inc., et al. v. Hollywood Casino Corp., et al. , Case No. 96-C-4660 (N.D. Ill., Judge Lindberg) (Trade Dress) Hilliard

1995 ESCO Corporation v. The Frog, Switch & Manufacturing Co., Inc., Case No. 1:CV-95-1153 (M.D. Penn., Judge Rambo) (Trade Dress) Hilliard