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Independent Ink Inc v. Trident, Inc. and Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Represented Trident, Inc. and Illinois Tool Works Inc. in a patent/antitrust case in the Central District of California and on appeal regarding ink compositions and ink jet ink delivery systems. Won motions for summary judgment of Independent Ink’s Sherman Act Section 1 and 2 claims and achieved favorable settlement on business tort claims after U.S. Supreme Court affirmed district court ruling reversing Federal Circuit, ultimately resulting in the U.S. Supreme Court's elimination of the per se patent tying doctrine.