The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of automobile manufacturers in a suit in the Western District of Wisconsin. The suit alleged that the websites of the car manufacturers infringed a patent related to a data model for managing product information. We also represented a major tire manufacturer in a second suit filed several months after the first suit was filed alleging that the tire manufacturer’s website was infringing the same patent. We obtained a summary judgment ruling of both non-infringement and invalidity on behalf of both clients. We also obtained a successful jury verdict in the same case for our clients on a breach of contract claim and recovered over 90% of the attorney fees for the entire case. Appeal pending for two automobile manufacturers. The tire manufacturer has settled and is no longer a party to the appeal.

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$375 million syndicated multicurrency revolving credit facility provided to a publicly-held contract staffing firm
Represented a lead agent and lead arranger in connection with $375 million syndicated multicurrency revolving credit facility provided to a more
Comparative advertising claims for PepsiCo and Gatorade®
Represented Stokely-Van Camp Inc., the owner and manufacturer of the famous Gatorade® brand and a wholly-owned subsidiary of PepsiCo Inc., in more
Patent counseling services for leading pharmaceuticals manufacturer
Provided patent counseling services including patent license review, dispute resolution and pre-litigation counseling to leading pharmaceuticals more
Betz v. Weekley Homes
Successfully settled copyright litigation involving architectural works on behalf of David Weekley Homes. 

Frank Betz Assocs., Inc. more