Hueston Hennigan is pleased to announce that Vicki Chou has joined the Firm as Of Counsel. Ms. Chou, a seasoned trial and appellate attorney, most recently served as a Deputy Chief in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Central District of California.
Hueston Hennigan filed a lawsuit on behalf of ClearOne, a global provider of audio and visual communication solutions, against Shure Incorporated (Shure) for trade secret misappropriation and patent infringement. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
On April 5, Hueston Hennigan prevailed on behalf of Peloton Interactive Inc., winning a motion to dismiss before Judge Richard Seeborg of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco in an action alleging unfair competition, among other things.
On April 3, 2019, Monster Energy Company filed litigation against Vital Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (VPX), maker of Bang energy drinks, and its founder John H. Owoc. The suit asserts claims for unfair competition, false advertising, trade libel lawsuit, tortious interference, and misappropriation.
On April 3, 2019, Hueston Hennigan on behalf of client Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc filed litigation against billionaire inventor, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong. The lawsuit details what Sorrento believes was a scheme to “catch and kill” a cancer drug that—had it been brought to market as planned—would have saved patients, hospitals, and the United States government in excess of $1 billion.