More and more, companies are required to enforce and protect their technological innovations. We simplify the complex, think strategically at every stage of the matter, and focus on our clients’ ultimate goals—whether victory at trial, pre-trial resolution, or a reputation for aggressively safeguarding their intellectual property.
Our lawyers’ experience extends to the full range of intellectual property matters, including patents, trademarks, copyright, trade secrets, and business torts. We have represented clients in trials and appeals in multiple venues, including federal courts throughout the United States, the Patent Trial and Appeals Board, and the International Trade Commission.
We are best known for our outstanding results in complex, high-stakes disputes in the high-tech sector. With a combination of technical backgrounds and extensive trial experience, our diverse teams understand sophisticated technology, and we excel at crafting innovative strategies to solve our clients’ most vexing legal problems. Our approach is creative and often disruptive—we know how to distill technical issues into clear, concise, and compelling arguments that sway arbiters and juries.
At every state of the litigation process, we find opportunities to improve our clients’ position. Our trial-ready focus has yielded an exceptional record of success, including summary judgments, jury verdicts, and hundreds of millions of dollars in damages for our clients. Our lawyers are also effective at negotiating highly favorable settlements, driven to achieve the best outcomes for clients both in and out of the courtroom.
Acorn v. Samsung. Won a $25 million trial victory for Acorn Semi, LLC in a patent infringement case against Samsung relating to its semiconductor technology. (See “Samsung Hit With $25M Semiconductor IP Verdict In EDTX,” Law360; “Samsung Loses Texas Trial Over Patents for Chip-Making Process,” Bloomberg Law; “Samsung loses $25 million jury verdict over semiconductor patents,” Reuters).
Shure v. ClearOne. Won a motion for preliminary injunction for ClearOne Inc. in a patent infringement suit, enjoining a large, multinational competitor’s manufacture, marketing, and sale of a competing, infringing product.
Monster v. VPX and Bang Energy. Representing Monster Energy Company in connection with patent and trademark matters against Vital Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Peloton Interactive Inc. v. Flywheel Sports, Inc. Obtained favorable settlement for Peloton – including admissions of patent validity, intentional copying and an agreement to immediately cease using Peloton’s patented leaderboard technology – after prevailing on an Alice challenge and virtually every other motion. (See “Peloton, Flywheel Settle Legal Disputes Over Fitness Bike Tech,” Wall Street Journal; “Peloton, Flywheel Agree To End Patent Fight Over Bike Tech,” Law360).
T-Mobile v. Huawei Technologies. Won a seven-figure verdict and liability findings on behalf of T-Mobile following a three-week jury trial alleging intellectual property theft and breach of contract by China’s largest phone manufacturer.
MobileIron, Inc. v. BlackBerry Corp. et. al. Secured a victory for BlackBerry Corp. and BlackBerry Ltd. in civil extortion and unfair competition claims leveled against it by MobileIron, forcing it to pay Blackberry’s legal fees and drop its lawsuit.
Cellular Communications Equipment LLC v. T-Mobile. Represented T-Mobile in over a dozen patent infringement lawsuits filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas asserting patents relating to various cellular communication standards. Obtained a customer-in-suit stay and ultimately resolved all the lawsuits on terms very favorable to T-Mobile.
Core Wireless v. LG. Represented Core Wireless regarding smartphone user interface inventions and obtained a favorable jury verdict that all accused LG devices infringed and that all asserted claims were not invalid as well as seven-figure damages.
Represent Peloton Interactive, Inc. in a patent infringement and false advertising matter against NordicTrack maker, Icon Health & Fitness Inc.
Represent Peloton Interactive, Inc. in a patent and trademark infringement matter against competitor Echelon Fitness.
In re Certain Electrical Connectors, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same. Defended Bosch, Foxconn, and Hon Hai before the U.S. International Trade Commission in a patent infringement matter relating to automotive body control modules.
Implicit Networks v. Juniper Networks. Represented defendant Juniper in a lawsuit brought in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California by Implicit Networks alleging infringement of patents relating to a method for processing data in a computer network, securing a double summary judgment ruling that all asserted patent claims against Juniper were both invalid and not infringed.
Oracle v. Oregon. Achieved a favorable settlement for Oracle in its highly publicized litigation against the state of Oregon over development of the state’s online health insurance marketplace.
DrugLogic v. Oracle. Won summary judgment on behalf of Oracle in a patent infringement case related to pharmacovigilance software.
Collins v. Western Digital Technologies. Represented Hitachi Global Storage Technologies and Western Digital in a lawsuit accusing our client of infringing patents relating to a method for developing diamond-like carbon films on hard disk drives. The case settled favorably shortly before trial.
Defended Juniper Networks, Inc. in a patent infringement suit concerning computer networking products and numerous software patents. Obtained summary judgment of non-infringement on numerous claims, successfully petitioned for institution of inter partes review before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and ultimately obtained a unanimous jury verdict of non-infringement at trial.
Defended Skysong Innovations, LLC (f/k/a Arizona Science and Technologies Enterprises, LLC) in a patent license dispute concerning certain desalination technology and products. Obtained a complete defense at arbitration against all breach of contract claims and successfully obtained a judgment for breach of contract counterclaims and attorney’s fees.
Represented consumer products company in patent litigation related to shaving products.
Represented Oracle in district court, inter partes review, and federal circuit proceedings related to graphical user interface software.