Judge lets lawsuit over drone racing trademarks drone on

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Judge lets lawsuit over drone racing trademarks drone on

A federal judge in Manhattan on Monday refused to dismiss a trademark infringement lawsuit between the operators of rival drone racing series. U.S. District Judge Denise Cote said Drone Racing League Inc (“DRL”) could pursue most of its claims against DR1 LLC, both of which began racing in 2016.

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Drone Racing League Trademark Suit Flies Toward Trial

A trademark dispute between two drone racing businesses will go forward because there’s a thin but plausible claim of customer confusion, a federal judge ruled Nov. 26.

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How to Prevent Data Theft While Traveling Abroad: Trade Secrets Lawyer Advises GCs, Companies

Miami trade secrets attorney Eric Ostroff spoke with Corporate Counsel about safeguarding proprietary information when employees venture into foreign countries on business and what companies can do after a breach.

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Attorneys for Embattled Chinese Businessman Speak on Fashion Mall Settlement

Peter Russin and Daniel Gonzalez of Miami firm Meland Russin and Budwick say their client, Zeng Zheng Du, was in a “zero-sum game” that led him to settle the litigation.

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Miami Hospital Sold For $30M Out Of Bankruptcy

A Florida bankruptcy judge on Monday approved the sale of a shuttered Miami hospital to Variety Children’s Hospital for $30 million after VCH entered the only bid for the property and its assets.

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Billionaire, fund manager buy Coconut Grove properties out of bankruptcy

A company managed by billionaire insurance magnate William R. Berkley and equity fund manager Bruce Berkowitz acquired a collection of properties in Miami’s Coconut Grove at bankruptcy auction for $5.4 million.

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The buyers of six key lots in West Grove aren’t so mysterious after all

The “mystery” buyers who won six sought after West Coconut Grove lots in U.S. bankruptcy court are not so mysterious after all: They are well known Miami financial figures Bruce Berkowitz and Bill Mahone.

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Bruce Berkowitz and billionaire W.R. Berkley buy Coconut Grove site

A company led by billionaire William Berkley and Bruce Berkowitz of Fairholme Holdings just picked up pieces of an assemblage in west Coconut Grove.

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Revealed: Buyers of 6 Coconut Grove Properties in Bankruptcy Sale

The $5.4 million purchase of six lots along Miami’s Grand Avenue is the latest development for a storied stretch that’s been mired in lawsuits, including a bankruptcy filing, and is home to dilapidated buildings and vacant parcels.

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Lawsuit Against GE Finance Unit Over Petters’ Fraud Heads to Trial

In a 34-page ruling, Judge Paul Hyman refused to dismiss a federal lawsuit that accused the General Electric unit of conspiring to commit fraud by keeping quiet in 2000 when its employees allegedly discovered that Mr. Petters was operating a Ponzi scheme. The dispute will head to a jury in a trial that has yet to be scheduled.

Posted in In the News, Michael S. Budwick - In the News