Representative Appellate Litigation Matters

  • International Rectifier Corp. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., 361 F.3d 1155 (Fed. Cir. 2004) – Obtained full reversal of contempt order against client for allegedly violating injunction against patent infringement
  • Freeman v. Lasky, Haas & Cohler, 410 F.3d 1180 (9th Cir. 2005) – Obtained full affirmance of order dismissing antitrust claims against clients with prejudice
  • International Rectifier Corp. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., 424 F.3d 1235 (Fed. Cir. 2005) – Obtained vacatur and remand of reduction in attorney's fees to which prevailing client was entitled in patent infringement matter
  • Sony Electronics Inc. v. Superior Court (Cal. Ct. App. 2006) – Obtained vacatur of class certification order on writ review
  • e-Pass Technologies v. Hewlett-Packard Company, et al. (Fed. Cir. 2007) – Obtained full affirmance of summary judgment of noninfringement on behalf of manufacturer of handheld computer devices
  • Grosset v. Wenaas (Cal. Supreme Ct. 2008) – Obtained unanimous affirmance of California Court of Appeal decision imposing continuous stock ownership requirement on plaintiffs in shareholder derivative suits
  • Schutte & Koerting v. Swett & Crawford (9th Cir. 2008) – Obtained affirmance of district court decision granting summary judgment in favor of clients on statute of limitations defense in broker negligence action
  • Bodum USA, Inc. v. La Cafetiere, Inc., 621 F.3d 624 (7th Cir. 2010) – Obtained affirmance of district court decision granting summary judgment in favor of clients in trade dress infringement action
  • Ergo Licensing, LLC v. CareFusion 303, Inc., 673 F.3d 1361 (Fed. Cir. 2012) – Obtained affirmance of district court decision granting summary judgment of patent invalidity in favor of client
  • Prism Technologies, LLC v. McAfee, Inc., et al., (Fed. Cir. 2013) – Obtained affirmance of district court decision granting summary judgment of noninfringement in favor of client Trend Micro and other defendants
  • FG Hemisphere Associates, LLC v. Unocal Corporation, et al., (9th Cir. 2014) – Obtained reversal of district court decision concerning sovereign immunity of client Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmBH, et al. v. Glenmark Pharms. Inc., 748 F.3d 1354 (Fed. Cir. 2014) - Obtained affirmance of non-obviousness verdict and damages award on behalf of client Abbott.

Other Representative Matters

  • Represented or representing clients in appeals involving patent, trademark, class action, False Claims Act, bankruptcy, and other issues
  • Obtained orders authorizing seizures of counterfeit and unauthorized merchandise on behalf of the NFL and NFL Properties LLC in connection with Super Bowl XXXVII in San Diego
  • Represented large technology company in several patent litigation matters relating to computer technology in International Trade Commission and district courts; cases were settled favorably for client after prevailing in International Trade Commission trial
  • In re Western States Wholesale Natural Gas Antitrust Litigation, 368 F. Supp. 2d 1110 (D. Nev., 2005) – Obtained dismissal with prejudice of antitrust and unfair competition claims against energy company; cases were settled favorably for client after dismissal
  • Represented veterans organizations pro bono as amici in proceedings before Federal Circuit and United States Supreme Court
  • Represented group of scientists and scholars pro bono as amici in support of petition for certiorari to United States Supreme Court