The U.S. Patent Office issued the following 224 patent registrations to persons and businesses in Indiana in December 2022, based on applications filed by Indiana patent attorneys:

Patent Number  Title
US 11517418 B2 Prosthesis with branched portion
US 11517438 B2 Three-dimensional porous structures for bone ingrowth and methods for producing
US 11517447 B2 Disposable handle for medical instruments
US 11517448 B2 Method for preparing a patient’s femur in an orthopedic joint replacement procedure
US 11517674 B2 Auto-injectors for administration of a medicament within a prefilled syringe

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The U.S. Trademark Office issued the following 144 trademark registrations to persons businesses in Indiana in December 2022 based on applications filed by Indiana trademark attorneys:

Word Mark Reg. Number
JUNE + VIE 6937855
KENZZI 6936891
Q PREMIUM NATURAL QUARTZ FROM MSI 6936681
Q 6936680
ACTIVE FOR ALL 6936481

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Indianapolis, Indiana – The Plaintiff, Gema USA, Inc. (“Gema”) is a Switzerland based company that was founded in 1897 as a metalworking company and operates out of Indianapolis.  Since 2012, Gema has been a part of the global Graco Group, an internationally leading manufacture of liquid conveyance systems and components.  According to the complaint, Gema is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of electrostatic powder coating control units, and powder feed systems.  Gema sells a variety of powder guns and spray equipment in this district and throughout the United States.

The Defendant, First in Finishing, Inc., according to their website, was formed by Monte McClung in 2009 after a 20 year Career at Gema.  First in Finishing, Inc.’s mission statement is listed to “Provide quality and reliable powder coating solutions while saving and controlling costs to customers.”  They allege to be an Integrator of Gema Products, not a Gema Distributor.

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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued the following 273 patent registrations to businesses and individuals in Indiana during November 2022, based on applications filed by Indiana patent attorneys.

Patent No. Title
US 11497657 B2 Absorbent articles having channels and wetness indicator
US 11509641 B2 Accessing client credential sets using a key
US D969351 S Acoustic panel
US 11486386 B2 Active control valve for a fluid pump
US 11486326 B2 Adaptive high pressure fuel pump system and method for predicting pumped mass

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mkklump-headshot-150x150-1INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – The Honorable Tanya Walton Pratt, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, is pleased to announce the selection of M. Kendra Klump for the position of United States Magistrate Judge. Ms. Klump will fill the vacancy created by the recent elevation of the Honorable Doris L. Pryor from Magistrate Judge of the Southern District of Indiana to Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

A Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Committee, chaired by Sara J. Varner, First Assistant Federal Defender for the Indiana Federal Community Defenders, Inc. and consisting of 10 other attorneys and two community members, reviewed numerous applications and recommended finalists for the position. The District Judges of the court interviewed the finalists and selected Ms. Klump.

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Picture1-300x258Elkhart, IndianaPhoenix USA RV, Inc., (“Phoenix USA”) founded in 1996 designs, builds, markets, and sells custom motor homes to customers through authorized retailers across the United States.

In 2017, Phoenix USA sold to the current owners Chuck and Tina Cooper.  Many of the employees became unhappy with the direction of the company under new ownership.  They left the company and started Hoosier Custom Cruisers LLC.

According to the complaint, the Defendants, used trade secrets and other information to design and build a directly competing product.

The U.S. Trademark Office issued the following 177 trademark registrations to persons & businesses in Indiana in November 2022 based on applications filed by Indiana trademark attorneys:

Reg. Number Word Mark
6913163 MGI
6913162 RISI
6912977 LOAN BUTLER
6914739 LOVELL’S TRUCKING SOLUTIONS
6912910 ALTERNATIVE DESIGN

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HonestAbeLogoTerre Haute, Indiana – The Plaintiff, Honest Abe Roofing Franchise, Inc. (“Honest Abe”), is an Indiana Corporation with its principal place of business in Terre Haute, Indiana.  Honest Abe has been installing, repairing, and maintaining residential roofs since 2005.  They have numerous locations in multiple states.

The Defendants, DCH & Associates, LLC, and Honest Abe Roofing of Macon Georgia, LLC, are Georgia Limited Liability Companies. Dameion Harris and Christine Harris are listed as residents of Dacula Georgia and are the sole members of both LLC’s.

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The U.S. Trademark Office issued the following 139 trademark registrations to persons and businesses in Indiana in October 2022 based on applications filed by Indiana trademark attorneys:

Registration    Number                                      Word Mark
6884946 ALWAYS SIMPLE ALWAYS SATISFYING SIEMPRE SOUPS
6884869 READY FIT
6886185 M VERSAPRO
6884715 ANTIQUEOLOGY
6884696 ANGEL BABES
6884648 HARVEST FRESH CUBE

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The U.S. Trademark Office issued the following 191 trademark registrations to persons and businesses in Indiana in September 2022 based on applications filed by Indiana trademark attorneys:

Registraion     Number                                      Word Mark
6884946 ALWAYS SIMPLE ALWAYS SATISFYING SIEMPRE SOUPS
6884869 READY FIT
6886185 M VERSAPRO
6884715 ANTIQUEOLOGY
6884696 ANGEL BABES
6884648 HARVEST FRESH CUBE

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