Representative Cases

We do complex civil litigation often involving intellectual property disputes. Here are exemplary matters:

Ad Agency Executives

Represent client executives in highly contested IP infringement lawsuit after replacing counsel, eventually resulting in a stricken $1.5 million adverse judgment and favorable settlement.

AEG / Goldenvoice

Work with client IP holder in intellectual property dispute adverse to AEG / Goldenvoice involving crown-jewel Coachella IPs.

Hewlett-Packard

Advise client IP holder adverse to HP in patent / intellectual property matter.

Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

Represent client adverse to CAA agent via their outside counsel in intellectual property licensing/infringement royalty dispute concerning licensed branded products involving a high-profile social media influencer.

Disney

Advised IP holder adverse to Disney in music copyright infringement matter.

Advised IP holder adverse to Disney in film/screenplay copyright infringement matter including complex chain of title and licensing issues.

Advised IP holder adverse to Disney in software patent matter.

Electronic Arts

Advised IP holder adverse to EA in copyright infringement matter.

Easton Bell / Schutt Sports

Represent IP holder and veteran patent attorney against infringer resolved in client’s favor.

Golden Eagle Insurance Company

Represent insured manufacturer against carrier in IP insurance coverage dispute (IP insurance bad faith) resolved in client’s favor, and defended client insured in underlying copyright infringement dispute through favorable settlement with carrier and in underlying case. 

Google

Advise a software client adverse to Google in software IP matter.

Netflix

Represented clients in entrenched litigation involving dispute involving and adverse to Netflix. Convinced Netflix litigation to assist my clients during the litigation.

Stanford University

Advise IP holder adverse to Stanford University in intellectual property matter and software transaction.

Transformers

Represent IP holder and executives in dispute involving Transformers licensed products.

Yogi Tea

Represented IP holder in international and domestic trademark matters and opposition and cancellation proceedings.

Contractor and Executives

Represented corporate officers including an attorney and a CEO, obtaining dismissal of claims against them individually in construct defect litigation.

Gym/Training Company

Advised client on commercial property disputes involving commercial landlord, nuisance and related issues.

C.W. Driver

Represented a general contractor adverse to C.W. Driver in large construction defect litigation, settled favorably.

Represented a subcontractor adverse to C.W. Driver in complex civil litigation, settled favorably.

Fortress Investment Group

Represented developer client adverse to a Fortress-backed development foreclosed on distressed debt on property later acquired by my client, leading to entrenched litigation wherein my client prevailed and won post-judgment attorneys’ fees.

Hampton Inn & Suites

Represented contractor and subcontractor in construction defect litigation involving carrier and loss of use of property policy dispute resolved favorably.

Peri Formwork Systems, Inc.

Represented contractor client against Peri in federal and state court litigations, resulting in eventual stay of federal litigation and eventual dismissals after favorable settlement of the case.

Marriott Hotels

Represented contractor and subcontractor in construction defect litigation involving carrier and loss of use of property policy dispute resolved favorably.

Benchmark Insurance Company

Represented contractor insured against carrier for non-payment of premiums and obtained dismissal.

Navigators Specialty Insurance Company

Represented contractor insured against carrier for non-payment of premiums and obtained favorable settlement.

Navigators Specialty Insurance Company

Represented insured seeking costs of defense against carrier, resolved in favor of client.