Representative experience:

  • Represented a major multinational technology company in a multi-patent infringement action related to navigation, communications, and power management technology in smartphones in the Eastern District of Texas. The case settled on the eve of trial.
  • Acorn Semi, LLC v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al. Defended Samsung in a patent infringement action related to wafer technology in smartphones, which resulted in a very low damages verdict—a fraction of what the plaintiff was asking—following a five day jury trial in the Eastern District of Texas.
  • In the Matter of Certain Infotainment Systems, Components Thereof, and Automobiles Containing Same. Represented Toyota, Panasonic, DENSO, and Japan Radio against Complainant Broadcom in the ITC. Following a hearing, the ALJ found the asserted patents not infringed and invalid, which was upheld by the full commission.
  • In the Matter of Certain Touch-Controlled Mobile Devices, Computers, and Components Thereof. Represented Microsoft, HP, Lenovo, and Dell in an ITC investigation and companion district court actions related to touch sensor technology. The cases ultimately settled on favorable terms.
  • West View Research, LLC v. BMW of North America, LLC et al. Represented BMW in a patent infringement action related to the infotainment systems in BMW's vehicles. The case settled favorably.
  • Virgin Atlantic Airways v. Delta Airlines. Represented the plaintiff in litigation involving a patented design for First/Business Class seats in the District of Delaware.
  • Princeton Digital Image Corp. v. Hewlett Packard. Represented HP in patent litigation involving JPEG and camera exposure technology in the Southern District of New York. HP prevailed on summary judgment, which was affirmed on appeal.
  • Lodsys, LLC v. Hewlett Packard. Represented HP in patent litigation involving computer hardware components and controllers in the Eastern District of Texas.
  • Fortinet v. Sophos. Represented defendant in patent and trade secret litigations involving antivirus and encryption software and appliances in the Northern District of California and in the District of Delaware.
  • Biogen Idec v. GlaxoSmithKline. Represented joint plaintiffs in a biopharmaceutical patent infringement suit related to a monoclonal antibody treatment for cancer in the Southern District of California.
  • CareFusion 303 v. Sigma International. Represented plaintiff in patent litigation involving infusion pump technology in the Southern District of California.
  • Alvarado Orthopaedic Research v. ConMed / Linvatec. Represented defendants in a patent licensing dispute in the Southern District of California. Defendants prevailed following a jury trial.
  • Karoun Dairies v. Karoun Dairies. Represented defendant in an international trademark infringement lawsuit in the Southern District of California.