Joseph Diamante’s practice focuses on intellectual property, patent, trademark and copyright litigation, and intellectual property counseling. He has practiced intellectual property law in the public and private sectors for more than 30 years. Joe has extensive experience litigating cases involving all forms of intellectual property and unfair competition issues and has been involved in more than 30 major trials.
- Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1979 Cornell University, B.S., 1976
- New York
- Obtained a $30.2 million jury verdict on behalf of Tomita Technologies in a patent infringement suit against Nintendo’s Japanese parent and an American subsidiary for infringement of a patent related to 3D display technology. The court awarded a royalty for continued infringement.
- Represented PODS in a trademark infringement action relating to portable moving and storage containers in a two-week jury trial resulting in a verdict of more than $60 million for the client, finding for the client on all counts. It was one of the largest trademark verdicts in the United States.
- Represented PODS in a patent infringement action relating to various forms of unfair competition. The district court granted PODS a directed verdict on patent infringement. The jury found willful infringement and unfair competition violations.
- Represented Monsanto, the manufacturer of Equal, in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit brought by Cumberland Packing Corp., the manufacturer of Sweet’N Low, alleging false advertising, trade dress infringement, and unfair competition. The case, dismissed on summary judgment, was affirmed by the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
- Represented JDS and Nutrition 21 in a patent infringement action on nutritional supplements; the case settled favorably.