Leo Stoller

Leo Stoller

Born Jun 5, 1946

Leo D. Stoller is an American self-styled "intellectual property entrepreneur" based in suburban Chicago, Illinois. Stoller controversially claimed rights to a large inventory of "famous" trademarks and engaged in the assertive enforcement of those alleged trademark rights, threatening infringement action against people and companies who attempt to use similar marks.… Read More

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1946 Birth Born on June 5, 1946.


1996 50 Years Old In 1996 S Industries, Inc. filed suit alleging that Centra 2000, a producer of data management software, infringed its/Stoller's "Sentra" trademark in violation of the Lanham Act. … Read More
2002 56 Years Old In August 2002 the Illinois Attorney General filed suit against Stoller for illegally soliciting funds on behalf of victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks via his web site giveagiftonline.com. … Read More
A case decided by summary judgment on September 30, 2005, Central Manufacturing Co. v. Brett, pitted a Stoller-owned company against Hall-of-Fame baseball player George Brett, whose company, Brett Brothers Sports International Inc., sells a bat under the name "Stealth". … Read More


During Stoller's 2006 bankruptcy proceedings (see below), Pure Fishing went back to the district court for entry of a Final Judgment. … Read More
Subsequently, on January 19, 2007, Google filed a suit against Stoller's companies alleging violations of the anti-racketeering RICO law. … Read More
2010 64 Years Old On December 15, 2010, Stoller was indicted on federal fraud charges related to his bankruptcy filings.
2011 65 Years Old He was arraigned on January 12, 2011, and a public defender was appointed to represent him. … Read More
2013 67 Years Old On June 27, 2013, Stoller filed a motion to withdraw his guilty plea. … Read More
2014 68 Years Old 1 More Event
On November 14, 2014, Judge Kendall sentenced Stoller to 20 months in a federal prison, to be served in a medical facility, as well as a $100 fine. … Read More
2016 70 Years Old Stoller was released from prison on May 20, 2016. … Read More
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