U.S. District Court, Reno, NV; 475 F. Supp 2d 1051 (D. Nev. 2007)

  • The firm represented Mr. Gilman, who purchased the “Mustang Ranch” trademark used in connection with the first legal brothel in the United States.
  • Mr. Gilman achieved a successful verdict at trial.
  • The case included novel issues surrounding abandonment of a trademark when received by the U.S. Government in a foreclosure proceeding.
  • A key witness for Mr. Gilman was the U.S. Assistant “Solicitor” General.