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Headquarters relocation for Lenovo Group Ltd.
Represented Lenovo Group Ltd. in connection with securing of a new U.S. headquarters location, including negotiating a multimillion dollar incentives  more Featured
Cross border commercial and M&A transactions for Neusoft Corporation
Represented Neusoft Corporation, a Chinese public company and the largest IT outsourcing service provider and software developer in China, as global more FeaturedCase Study
Red Prairie Corp. v. Peter Schnorbach
Represented Manhattan Associates who hired an employee who had previously worked for competitor. The employee did not have a non-compete more Featured
Antitrust and business tort litigation for a large maker of electronic test, measurement and monitoring equipment
Successfully represented a large maker of electronic test, measurement and monitoring equipment in an antitrust and business tort action in the more Featured
Securities counsel to Internet Security Systems Inc. in connection with its $1.3 billion acquisition by IBM
Served as securities counsel to Internet Security Systems Inc. in connection with its $1.3 billion acquisition by IBM. more Featured
Patent protection and licensing services for Equifax Inc.
Represents Equifax Inc., one of the United States' largest credit reporting agencies, in their patent related matters by assisting in obtaining more Featured
Hodges v. MedAssets Net Revenue Systems LLC
Served as lead counsel to MedAssets, Inc. and one of its subsidiaries, which were sued for alleged breach of an earn-out agreement. Plaintiff alleged  more Featured
Sales of shares of a major online gaming company
Represented the management of a major online gaming company in connection with the sale of all shares in the company to a public company. more Featured
Trademark enforcement services for Fortune 500 consumer electronics and computer software multinational corporation
Represents a California-based Fortune 500 multinational corporation that designs and manufactures consumer electronics and computer software  more Featured
Firestar Software Inc. v. Red Hat, Inc., et al.
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Red Hat, an open-source software company, in a patent infringement suit brought by Firestar related to more Featured
Ronald A. Katz Technology Licensing LLP v. Cox Communications; In re Katz Interactive Call Processing Patent Litigation; Ronald A. Katz Technology Licensing LLP v. EarthLink Inc.
Lead counsel on behalf of Cox Communications and EarthLink in a suit filed by Ronald A. Katz Licensing Technology in the U.S. District Court for the more Featured
Restrictive covenant litigation for EyeWonder in New York federal court and in arbitration
The firm served as lead counsel for EyeWonder, Inc. in the Southern District of New York to enforce restrictive covenants when its former head of more Featured
Defended copyright challenge of Google's Book Search project
The firm served as lead counsel for Google Inc., in defending copyright infringement lawsuits brought by the Author’s Guild, et al., and separately

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Patent prosecution and licensing matters for Emageon Inc.
Represented Emageon Inc., a publicly traded provider of healthcare-related, dynamic user interface technologies and software for managing medical more Featured
Outsourcing for a major credit card and check verification company
Represented a major credit card and check verification company in outsourcing of information technology functions to a leading global technology more Featured
Trademark infringement for a Fortune 500 multinational computer software manufacturer
Successfully represented a Fortune 500 multinational corporation that designs and manufactures consumer electronics and computer software more Featured
Franchise litigation related to technology licenses for entertainment technology company
Represented an entertainment technology company regarding claims that it had unlawfully sold franchises in California in violation of state franchise  more Featured
Business combination of Certegy Inc. and Fidelity National Information Services Inc.
Represented Certegy Inc., a major publicly held credit card and check verification company, in its $4.5 billion merger with Fidelity National more Featured
Acquisition for Equifax Inc.
Represented Equifax Inc., one of the United States' largest credit reporting agencies, as buyer's counsel in an acquisition. more Featured
Initial public offering for Interland Inc.
Represented Interland Inc., a web hosting company, in its $60 million initial public offering. more Featured
Strategic patent counseling services to Red Hat Inc.
Provides strategic patent counseling services to Red Hat Inc., the most recognized open-source software company in the world. Analyzes and more Featured
Patent prosecution and counseling services to Adobe Systems Incorporated
Provides patent procurement and counseling services to Adobe Systems Incorporated, one of the largest and most diversified software companies in the more Featured
Copyright litigation for global technology provider
Served as lead counsel in representation of global technology provider regarding copyright holder in connection with claim for copyright infringement  more Featured
Over $100M trade receivables securitization facility for publicly held information solutions company
Representation of publicly held information solutions company in connection with over $100 million trade receivables securitization facility provided  more Featured
Agreement to provide managed network services, network security services, equipment refresh, transport services, ethernet virtual private network (EVPN), Anira, and voice services
Represented global provider of telecommunications services in connection with an agreement to provide managed network services, network security more Featured
$30 million senior-secured revolving credit facility to a domestic and international manufacturer and distributor of cellular telephones
Represented a commercial finance company, as agent and lender, in connection with $30 million senior-secured revolving credit facility provided to a more
Trade secret, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and Civil RICO litigation in Atlanta federal district court
Represented Alliance of Professionals & Consultants, a major temporary staffing company, in a lawsuit in federal district court in Atlanta more
Severance arrangements for a provider of technology solutions to the financial world
Provided advice, separation agreements, and related documents to a provider of technology solutions to the financial world in connection more
Special committee Section 16(b) liability investigation
Representation of independent board members investigating whether to pursue claims by a shareholder that certain officers, directors and underwriters  more
Proxy contest for Emageon Inc.
Represented Emageon Inc., a publicly traded medical image software developer, in connection with a hostile proxy contest by Oliver Press Partners, more
Patent litigation for global supplier of IT solutions for banks
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of a global supplier of IT solutions for banks. Disc Link Corp. (“Disc Link”), a subsidiary of the patent more
Sale of telecommunications and entertainment company to venture capital fund
Represent telecommunications and entertainment company as seller's counsel in connection with the company's sale to a venture capital/investment fund. more
Outsourcing for a major credit card and check verification company
Represented a major credit card and check verification company in the outsourcing of human resources and finance and accounting departments to a more
Technology license for a networking equipment company
Represented networking equipment company in technology license. more
Structuring and executing expansion for Janos Technology, Inc.
Represented Janos Technology, Inc, a U.S.-based technology manufacturer, in connection with structuring and executing its international expansion more
Patent litigation related to estimated arrival times for four major airlines
Successfully represented four major airlines in patent infringement case involving location and estimated time of arrival of vehicles. Although many more
End user contract agreements for major software company
Represented major software company in drafting an End User License Agreement for licensed products and Terms of Service for hosted products. more
Review of gaming licenses for an online gaming company
Represented a major online gaming company in connection with review of current gaming licenses in various jurisdictions with respect to a provision more
Advised sales promotion and specialized marketing services firm after data breach *
Advised and provided administration in connection with follow-up legal issues after data breach.
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Intellectual property and corporate advice for a software development and system supply company
Represented a software development and system supply company in providing high end i-gaming platforms and products.  The firm assisted the software more
Intellectual property protection for one of the world's leading entertainment technology companies
Serves as intellectual property counsel for one of the world's leading entertainment technology companies overseeing protection of intellectual more
Headquarters relocation for Optimal Technologies Inc., a green technology company
Represented Optimal Technologies Inc., a technology company specializing in energy distribution network analysis and optimization technologies, in more
Insurance coverage litigation for a government contractor regarding losses resulting from Hurricane Katrina
The firm represented a government contractor in litigation, successfully settled, regarding coverage for catastrophic property damage and business more
Acquisition for a major on-line gambling company
Represented a major on-line gambling company in an acquisition of all outstanding shares in a company owning rights to databases and search engines more
Acquisition of Dubai-based organization by Global Knowledge Training LLC
Advised Global Knowledge Training LLC, the largest privately held provider of training and enterprise learning services for information more
Multi-currency syndicated senior revolving credit facility for provider of information solutions
Representation of publicly held provider of information solutions, as borrower, in connection with $500 million multi-currency syndicated senior more
Verizon Services Corp. v. Cox Fibernet Va., Inc.
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Cox Communications, which was accused of infringing a competitor’s patents relating to more Case Study
Competitor acquisition of Global Knowledge Training LLC
The firm advised Global Knowledge Training LLC, the world's largest privately held provider of training and enterprise learning services for more
Acquisition for leading desktop publishing software provider
Advised leading desktop publishing software provider in connection with its acquisition of all shares in imaging company. more
Regulatory action defense for a global leader in information solutions
Represented a global leader in information solutions and its subsidiary in connection with an Federal Trade Commission investigation into possible more
Defense of breach of fiduciary duty claims and pursuit of insurance coverage for directors and officers of high-technology company and related investment funds
Defended former directors and officers of high-technology company and related investment funds against breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and other more
License for domain name for Lasvegas.com *
Represented Lasvegas.com LLC in negotiating a 99-year license for domain name, including formation of special-purpose LLC to hold intellectual more
Trademark portfolio management for a Fortune 500 multinational consumer electronics and computer software manufacturer
Represents a California-based Fortune 500 multinational corporation that designs and manufactures consumer electronics and computer software  more
Intellectual property and litigation for an aerospace and automotive products manufacturer
Defended an aerospace and automotive products manufacturer in a complex intellectual property licensing dispute involving allegations of breach of more
Distribution alliance in Australia and Dubai for leading providers of lighting equipment
Representing one of the leading providers of lighting fixtures regarding a strategic alliance with partners from Australia and Dubai for the more
Merger of Emageon Inc. with AMICAS Inc.
Represented Emageon Inc., a publicly traded medical image software developer, in connection with its merger with AMICAS Inc., a radiology information  more
Outsourcing for a major credit card and check verification company
Represented a major credit card and check verification company with respect to credit card processing, call centers and back office support to two more
Private equity advice for an i-gaming software development and system supply company
Represented a software development and system supply company in the i-gaming industry as sellers and the target company in connection with a private more
Trade secrets litigation for a software developer
The firm served as lead counsel for a Georgia-based software developer in a factually complex theft of trade secrets case involving the copying and more
Cree Inc. v. North Carolina State University
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Cree, Inc., a market leader in semiconductor manufacturing, against North Carolina State University for more
Series Seed Financing for Infinite Uptime
Represent Infinite Uptime in Series Seed Financing by Mayfield. more
Pixels.com, LLC v. Instagram LLC
Represented Instagram in trademark infringement and breach of contract litigation against a user of Instagram’s API Platform. more
Uniloc USA, Inc., et al. v. Sage Group PLC, et al.
Represented Sage Software, Inc. in litigation regarding license administration technology. We successfully settled this case.

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Patent prosecution strategy for home automation development team
Helped client define product aspects of its new home automation division which focused on protecting and defining a patent prosecution strategy both more
Defended semiconductor manufacturer in employment discrimination matter
Represented semiconductor manufacturer in connection with declaratory action regarding employee non-compete agreement. Obtained stay of action and more
Negotiated favorable settlement involving non-compete agreement
Represented semiconductor manufacturer in connection with declaratory action regarding employee non-compete agreement. Obtained stay of action and more
Patent prosecution strategy for IoE/IoT product team
Managed client teams through multiple product releases in the IoT/IoE space. Developed U.S. and worldwide patent prosecution strategy and targeted more
Digital Recognition Network, Inc. v. Accurate Adjustments, Inc., et. al
Asserted breach of contract and other claims on behalf of client in suit against four affiliates in federal court to protect client’s intellectual more
In re Certain Digital Television Set-Top Boxes
Representing Respondent ARRIS in a patent infringement and importation investigation brought by OpenTV/Nagra/Kudelski, related to digital content and  more
Lead discovery counsel in dispute involving backup media
In case for one of the world’s largest staffing agencies involving dozens of subsidiaries, advised client regarding potential difficulties associated  more
Defense of technology company related to software implementation dispute
Defended Verint Americas Inc. in the North Carolina Business Court against claims brought by the City of Charlotte for breach of contract, negligent more
Defense of multiple parties in shareholder suits arising out of a merger
Defending in North Carolina Business Court and Texas State Court multiple former officers and directors of Consert, Inc., the company who acquired more
In re Digital Video Receivers
Defending ARRIS in patent infringement and importation investigation brought by Rovi, related to on-screen programing guide technology. Trial set more
Aevoe v. Racing Optics
Counsel for patentee Racing Optics in four inter partes review petitions filed by competitor Aevoe challenging validity of Racing Optics’ more
Patent litigation defense for Sage Software North America
Served as lead counsel in a lawsuit alleging that Sage Software had infringed Uniloc’s patent relating to the use of software to administer licenses more
Racing Optics v. Aevoe
Representing plaintiff-patentee Racing Optics in patent infringement action against competitor Aevoe and its Moshi-brand touch screen protectors in more
Patent litigation defense for Sage Software North America
Served as lead counsel in a lawsuit alleging that Sage Software had infringed Softvault Systems’ patents relating to digital rights management and more
Breach of contract defense for large media company
Served as lead counsel in defending our client against a disgruntled business partner that filed a demand for arbitration over an alleged breach of a  more
Patent litigation defense for Sage Software North America
Served as lead counsel in a lawsuit alleging that Sage Software had infringed Mozly Tech’s patent relating to a system and method of maintaining more
In re Certain Semiconductor Devices
Defending Broadcom and its six downstream customers Technicolor, HTC, Comcast, Arista, NETGEAR, and ARRIS in patent infringement and importation more
Google Inc. v. Summit 6 LLC
Served as lead counsel and prevailed on behalf of Petitioner Google Inc. in two inter partes reviews challenging the validity of patents more
Neusoft Medical Systems, U.S.A., Inc. v. Neulsys, LLC et al.
Represented Neusoft Medical Systems, U.S.A., Inc. (“Neusoft USA”) in prosecuting claims against a distributor and in defending counterclaims made more
Global trademark portfolio counsel to Celanese Corporation
Celanese Corporation is a global technology and specialty materials company that engineers and manufactures a wide variety of products essential to more
Thought, Inc. v. Oracle Corporation
Successfully defended patent infringement case in the Northern District of California for client Oracle against Thought, Inc. involving seven patents  more
Information technology outsourcing transaction for financial services company
Represented financial services company in connection with multi-vendor, multi-tower IT outsourcing of its application development, production support  more
Data security and privacy regulations and compliance for national restaurant company *
Advised national restaurant company regarding data security and privacy regulations and compliance; drafted and implemented comprehensive Privacy more
Negotiating cloud-based technology transactions *
Represented both customer and vendors in negotiating cloud-based technology transactions. more
Launch of technology operations for a spin-off business in the travel industry *
Assisted in the launch of technology operations for a spin-off business in the travel industry by negotiating numerous transactions, including an more
Negotiating Software-as-a Service (SaaS) agreements for global provider of cloud messaging *
Represented leading global provider of cloud messaging and business integration services in negotiating Software-as-a Service (SaaS) agreements with more
Technology license and professional services agreements for mobile app developer *
Represented mobile app developer in structuring technology license and professional services agreements. more
Technology license agreement for global telecommunications company *
Drafted and negotiated technology license agreement for smart grid devices with worldwide energy company. more
Special counsel representation to a public company regarding CEO succession planning *
Served as special counsel regarding CEO succession planning for Special Committee of Board of Directors for a U.S.-based public company. more
Patent prosecution for a haptic technology company
Drafted and prosecuted significant number of applications for a leading company in the haptics and tactile response space, including technologies more
District of Columbia Qualified High Technology Company benefits *
Assisted in determining District of Columbia Qualified High Technology Company benefits eligibility. more
Public/private merger of companies providing classified services and software systems to government and nongovernment agencies *
Represented a U.S. government contractor in a $140 million public/private merger of companies providing classified services and software systems to more
Simultaneous acquisitions of Swiss and U.S. software companies *
Represented a U.S.-based Australian public company in simultaneous acquisitions of Swiss and US software companies for $28 million. more
Nexus review for technology company *
Performed a nexus review for a technology company and obtained voluntary disclosure agreements in various states. more
Patent prosecution for a prominent software company
Drafted and prosecuted significant number of applications for a leading software company in technologies related to document processing, image more
Outside general counsel representation for a Singapore-based Australian private company *
Served as outside general counsel for a Singapore-based Australian private company and assisted in formulating strategies regarding M&A, more
Grecia v. Sony Network Entertainment International LLC
Served as lead counsel for Sony Network Entertainment International LLC in defending claims of patent infringement related to authorizing access to more
TQP Development, LLC v. Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC
Defended Sony Computer Entertainment America in patent litigation involving encrypted data transmission. more
Good Technology v. AirWatch
Served as counsel for AirWatch, a leader in mobile device management, in defense of claims of infringement related to accessing, manipulating, more
SimpleAir, Inc. v. Microsoft Corp., et al.
Defended Google Inc. in patent infringement case where SimpleAir accused Google’s Android Cloud to Device Messaging (C2DM) service on Android more
SoftView LLC v. Kyocera Corp. and Motorola Mobility LLC
In only the second appeal of a final written decision of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) in an inter partes review, the more
Safe Harbor certification for U.S. company
Assisted cloud-based security services provider in becoming Safe Harbor certified under the U.S. – E.U. Safe Harbor framework and U.S. – Switzerland more
Acquisition for a large international concessions and construction company
Representing a large international concessions and construction company in an acquisition of a partial interest in a software company owning rights more
Compliance with international privacy and data protection laws
Counseled cloud-based security and interactive home services provider on compliance with privacy and data protection laws in Europe, Australia, more
Inter partes review for Nissan
Representing Nissan in IPR of U.S. Patent No. 6,549,130. The ‘130 patent relates to remotely controlling a vehicle.
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Grecia v. Sony Network Entertainment International LLC
Represented Sony Network Entertainment International LLC in patent infringement action related to authorizing access to digital content. William more
AirWatch LLC v. Mobile Iron, Inc.
Represented AirWatch LLC in a patent and trade secret litigation relating to mobile device management and security software. Case settled. AirWatch more
Stambler v. American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. et al
Represented AT&T, Crate & Barrel, Walgreens and Williams-Sonoma in a patent infringement litigation in the U.S. District Court for the more
Inter partes review relating to online rewards programs
Starbucks Corporation v. Kroy Holdings, LLC, IPR2015-00260. more
Inter partes review challenge for Motorola Mobility
Represented Motorola Mobility in an inter partes review challenge of U.S. Patent No. 7,516,484 relating to a reader adapted for a portable more
Parts.com v. Yahoo! Inc.
Represented Yahoo in lawsuit filed by the registrant of the domain name <parts.com>, which is also a trademark registered with the USPTO. The more
Patents, right-to-use, pre-litigation and counseling advice for Logitech
The firm provides patents, right-to-use, pre-litigation and counseling advice for all Logitech product areas, including remote controls, digital more
Inter partes review for Oracle Corporation
We obtained successful results for Oracle Corporation in three inter partes review proceedings (IPRs) before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board more
Patent procurement services for Fortune 500 multinational computer software manufacturer
The firm was asked to assist a Fortune 500 multinational computer software manufacturer in getting 35 rush patents filed prior to the more
Sanford L.P. v. Esselte AB
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of DYMO, a subsidiary of Newell Rubbermaid, in a lawsuit involving allegations of patent infringement more
SoftView v. AT&T Mobility LLC et al.
Served as lead counsel for Motorola Mobility in a patent infringement suit filed by Softview in the District of Delaware against several smartphone more
Open Text v. Alfresco
Counsel for Alfresco in defending claims of infringement of a dozen different patents relating to marketing communication automation. After Alfresco more
Lochner Technologies LLC v. Lenovo (United States) Inc., Hitachi America Ltd et al.
Represented Hitachi America Ltd. in a patent infringement action on a patent related to modular computer systems. We were successful in settling  more
Inter Partes Review relating to RAID memory
Representing First Data in IPR challenges of two patents relating to RAID memory controllers. First Data v. Cardsoft  (PTAB Case Nos.: more
Defense of battery technology company in patent infringement litigation
Represented battery technology company in litigation brought by competitor involving claims of direct and indirect infringement of multiple patents. more
Inter Partes Review relating to Encryption
Represented Oracle and another party in an IPR of a patent involved in litigation and directed to online encryption. This case was terminated after a  more
Breach of software development agreement
Represented emerging smart grid technology company in a lawsuit in Delaware Chancery Court involving a breach of a development and supply agreement’s  more
Open Text v. Alfresco
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Alfresco Software in a lawsuit involving allegations of patent infringement related to content more
Resonate Inc. v. Nortel Networks Corporation
Lead counsel for Alteon Web Systems, which was acquired by Nortel Networks, in patent infringement action relating to switching in large Internet

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Video Enhancement Solutions v. Epson America
Represented Epson America Inc. as defendant in a patent infringement case related to the reduction of blocking artifacts in video displays. Succeeded  more
Hexuan Cai v. Cerulean Studios LLC.
Successfully litigated matter in the US and China regarding the registration and use of the domain name TRILLIAN.COM obtained by the registrant more
Fujifilm Corporation v. Motorola Mobility LLC
We defended Motorola against Fujifilm's assertion of five patents relating to digital cameras and the transmission of files through a cell phone. more
Age discrimination litigation against California energy-efficient consulting and software firm
Represented a California-based company in litigation filed in the Middle District of Tennessee by a former employee who claimed that he was more
EdiSync Systems, LLC v. Adobe Systems Incorporated
Currently representing defendant Adobe in a patent infringement case involving collaborative software technology.

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Effingo Wireless Inc. v. Motorola Mobility LLC
We represented Motorola Mobility in defending patent infringement claims related to wireless earpiece technology in the Western District of Texas. more
Parallel Iron, LLC v. Adobe Systems Incorporated
Represented defendant Adobe in a patent infringement case involving distributed storage systems. Case settled shortly after Adobe successfully moved more
Universal Electronics, Inc. v. Logitech, Inc.
Represented defendant and counterclaimant Logitech, one of the leading innovators in universal remote control technology, in a patent infringement more
iMTX Strategic LLC v. Rhapsody International Inc.
Representing Rhapsody International, a leading provider of streaming music services, against claims of patent infringement involving a single patent more
Patent infringement litigation in the Eastern District of Texas *
Represented a defendant in a multi-patent infringement matter concerning shipment tracking and notification systems brought in the Eastern District more
Plasmanet Inc. v. Iwin Inc. et al.
Defended one of the earliest online gaming companies, iwin.com, against a claim that its web site design infringed the trade dress of the plaintiff's  more
Outsourcing by software developer
Represented software developer in outsourcing software development services to an India-based vendor, including an equity investment, infrastructure more
Dotcast, Inc. v. Movie Gallery, Inc., et al.
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Dotcast in a suit in the Northern District of Georgia to recover patent rights in the hands of a more
In re Certain Audiovisual Components and Products Containing the Same
The firm represented complainants LSI Corporation and Agere Systems LLC in this investigation involving video decoder and wireless local area network  more
Judicial estoppel issue involving one of the world's largest privately held software companies
Advised one of the world's largest privately held software companies, which had been sued by a reorganized debtor, about assertion of judicial more
Acquisition of gomembers Inc. by CDC Software Corp.
Represented gomembers Inc., a developer of software solutions for member-based organizations, in its acquisition by CDC Software Corp. more
Licensing advice for a software development and system supply company in the i-gaming industry
Represented a software development and system supply company in the i-gaming industry as a licensor in connection with a pan-European software more
Computer software copyright counseling and prosecution for multiple representative clients
Computer software copyright counseling and prosecution for Dolby Laboratories, Nexant, the University of California, and many others. more
Divestiture of a technology company
Represented a technology company in its divestiture. more
Advice for educational media startup *
Advised founder of multilingual educational media startup on copyright, trademark and related matters. more
General corporate advice for the world's leading open source technology solutions providers
Represented the world's leading open source technology solutions providers in the creation of its Swedish subsidiary. more
Joint venture involving a global provider of employee certification testing services
Represented a global provider of employee certification testing services in connection with the formation of a joint venture in China with a more
Adrain v. Genetec Inc.
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Genetec Inc. in a patent infringement case relating to license plate reading technology. We resolved more
Format agreement for an online gaming company
Represented an online gaming company in connection with a format agreement for televised poker tournaments. more
Acquisition of BPO service providers for a U.S. based outsourcing services company *
The firm served as lead counsel in representing a BPO provider to the health care industry in connection with the acquisition of two India-based BPO more
Land acquisition and development for major proprietary computer storage and data management company
Represented a major proprietary computer storage and data management company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, in condominiumization and more
Merger of Interland Inc.
Represented Interland Inc., a web hosting company, in its $100 million merger with Micron Computer Corporation. more
Brand development and brand protection
Performs not only trademark clearance and application work, but also domestic and international policing, anticounterfeiting, franchising, licensing,  more
Datasci, LLC v. Quintiles Transnational Corp.
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Quintiles Transnational Corp. in a patent infringement suit relating to electronic data capture more
Adobe Systems Inc. v. Fritsch
Worked with the Business Software Alliance on an investigation of online dealers in counterfeit software, including auction site dealers. We obtained  more
Nike Inc. v. adidas America Inc.
Lead counsel defending adidas in a patent infringement suit brought by Nike in the Eastern District of Texas related to Nike Shox technology and the more
Software implementation litigation for systems management company
Represented a storage and systems management software company in litigation related to software licensing and implementation project. more
Lead Counsel to U.S. Department of Energy Lead Counsel in Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Loan to Ford Motor Company
Acted as U.S. Department of Energy Lead Counsel on the $5.9 billion DOE Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing loan to Ford Motor Company. This more
Intellectual property clearance for Fortune 500 consumer electronics and computer company
Represents Fortune 500 consumer electronics and computer company in connection with various copyright, trademark and right of publicity more
Labor and employment litigation for a provider of technology solutions to the financial world
Represented a provider of technology solutions to the financial world against employment discrimination lawsuits and charges of employment more
Oracle Corporation and Oracle U.S.A. Inc. v. Parallel Networks LLC
Represented plaintiff Oracle Corporation in an action for declaratory judgment of non-infringement of Parallel Networks' patents relating to dynamic more
Summit Entertainment LLC v. Daiana Santia
Represent Summit Entertainment in this copyright infringement and computer fraud and abuse act case brought against a hacker who had breached servers  more
Bankruptcy litigation for online retailer
Represented a maker of quality chocolates and a subsidiary of online retailer, in a suit brought by the Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee for debtor more
Portfolio development for cloud platform business *
Developed intellectual property portfolio and strategy for startup in the business-to-business cloud platform space as lead of client’s IP Strategy more
Patent litigation for telecommunications company
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of telecommunications company in a patent infringement matter in the Northern District of Georgia involving  more
Technology Properties Ltd. v. Fujitsu Limited et al.
Patent infringement action against a host of computer manufacturers and their numerous subsidiaries relating to plaintiff’s patented microprocessor more
Antitrust analysis for Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (fka Certegy Inc.)
Represented Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (fka Certegy Inc.), a major credit card and check verification company, in connection with more
Outsourcing representation for a global leader in information solutions
Represented a global leader in information solutions in the outsourcing of its entire human resources and finance and accounting departments to big more
Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC v. Zoomba LDC and www.shoppsjailbreak.com
Represented Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC in a copyright and DMCA infringement litigation involving its PlayStation® family and more. more
Taltwell LLC v. Zonet USA Corp.
Lead counsel for Taltwell Limited Liability Company in patent litigation against Zonet USA Corp. involving patents relating to credit card sized more
Licensing advice for a software development and system supply company in the i-gaming industry
The firm served as lead counsel in representing a software development and system supply company in the i-gaming industry as licensor in connection more
Tax-free reorganization representation
The firm served as tax counsel to a provider of check authorization and verification services for merchants and of support that enabled financial more
Review and implementation of system for an online gaming company
Represented an online gaming company in connection with review and implementation of system for the collecting and processing of electronic more
Assistance with Department of Justice and Attorney General Civil Investigative Demands for corporate clients
Assisted corporate clients with responses to Civil Investigative Demands issued by U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and state Attorneys General. more
Trademark counseling and portfolio management
Trademark counseling and portfolio management to Oracle (enterprise software), Dignity Health (healthcare), Nexant, Inc. (energy sector software), more
Counseling and patent procurement services for international leader in the development of optical multi-touch technology
Provides intellectual property counseling and patent procurement services to an international leader in the development of optical multi-touch more
License agreement regarding software
Represented client in connection with negotiations regarding a critical software license agreement between the client and an international, big box more
epicRealm Licensing LLC v. Franklin Covey Co.
Represented Oracle Corporation, the world’s most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems company, as a third party more
Directors and officers litigation for a technology company
Represented a technology company’s directors and officers in one of the largest cases ever filed in North Carolina. The case arose out of the more
Esbin & Alter LLP v. Zappier et al.
Retained to defend independent software developer on a pro bono basis against former law firm employer that alleged copyright infringement, fraud, more
Acquisitions for a European venture capital company
Represented a European venture capital company in the acquisition of 10-15 small- to medium-sized companies in the fast food industry and the sale of  more
TecSec Inc. v. Oracle Corporation, et al.
Representing Oracle in a matter filed in the Eastern District of Virginia. Summary judgment of non-infringement was entered in favor of defendants. more
Sale of Third Millennium Healthcare Systems Inc.
Represented Third Millennium Healthcare Systems, Inc., a privately-held provider of reimbursement process solutions to healthcare providers more
CSIRO v. Lenovo et al.
Trial counsel for CSIRO in litigation for patent infringement involving 802.11 wireless LAN technology. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial more
Outsourcing for a major credit card and check verification company
Represented a major credit card and check verification company in providing credit card processing and back-office services to English, French and more
Trend Micro Inc. v. Network Associates Inc.
Counsel for Trend Micro in patent infringement litigation involving gateway virus scanning software. Trend Micro, Inc. v. McAfee Associates, et more
Litigation for international manufacturer of IP-based security systems
Represented an international developer and manufacturer of Internet Protocol-based security systems and its newly-hired marketing executive in more
Nazomi Communications Inc. v. Nokia Corporation, Garmin et al.
Represents Garmin, a leading manufacturer of global positioning and navigation devices, as defendant in a patent infringement case related to patents  more
Outsourcing of IT related services for a public manufacturer and distributor of consumer products  *
Represented public manufacturer and distributor of consumer products in a comprehensive outsourcing to IBM of its data center, network, helpdesk, more
In re Certain Video Displays *
Represented Complainant LG Electronics against Respondents Funai, Vizio and AmTran in patent infringement and importation investigation related to more
Hollywood Stock Exchange, Ltd. v. Pavel Ektov, et al. *
Successfully represented Hollywood Stock Exchange, which owns and operates the popular HSX.COM simulated entertainment securities trading game on the  more
Embarcadero Systems v. Vascor
Represented Vascor, a subsidiary of American President Lines (APL) in this suit involving breach of contract relating to a software system licensed, more
Trade Secrets Litigation Lawsuits
Represents clients in several multimillion dollar trade secret lawsuits pending in several federal courts and before the AAA. more
The Prudential Insurance Company of America v. Actuate Corp.
Represented Actuate Corporation in copyright, breach of contract, and unfair competition litigation for unlicensed use of software. The Prudential more
Patent litigation for broadband communications technology developer
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of broadband communications technology developer in a patent infringement suit involving broadcast delivery  more
Inter Partes Review relating to Internet video calls
Handled inter partes review of Pat. 6,108,704 with a holding of a reasonable likelihood of prevailing. The ‘704 patent relates to more
MB Technologies Inc. v. Oracle Corporation et al.
Represented Oracle Corporation (Oracle) against claims of copyright infringement of its technology to build user interfaces. The case involved more
Trademark portfolio management for ESi Acquisition Inc.
Represents ESi Acquisition Inc. in trademark matters, including the provision of domestic and international trademark assistance to protect the more
Breach of contract involving a North Carolina university and a technology company
Successfully represented a North Carolina university in a 10-count complaint alleging breach of contract, fraud, defamation, etc. regarding an more
Technology licensing and sale controversies
Handled disputes arising from the licensing and sale of technology, including multiple cases involving allegations of defective software and several more
Patent litigation related to alarm activation for major automobile manufacturer
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of major automobile manufacturer in the Eastern District of Texas. Plaintiff Fulhorst filed suit against a more
Wynn Las Vegas LLC v. International Business Machines Inc.
Successfully employed a declaratory judgment filing strategy in a $10 million software license dispute.

Wynn Las Vegas LLC v. more
Garnet Digital LLC v. Apple Inc., et al.
Defending AT&T in the Eastern District of Texas. Garnet Digital filed a case against mobile device manufacturers and carriers alleging more
Intellectual Ventures v. Motorola Mobility LLC
Defending Motorola Mobility LLC in the District of Delaware. Intellectual Ventures filed a patent infringement action against Motorola accusing more
In re Yahoo! litigation
Represented Yahoo! in a national class action case for false advertising, breach of contract and unfair competition. The plaintiffs sought to certify  more
Pumatech v. Extended Systems Inc.
Counsel for Extended Systems in patent infringement litigation involving software for database synchronization. Pumatech Inc. v. Extended Systems  more
Trademark litigation for a financial and technology company *
Successfully represented a financial and technology company in stopping the use and registration of a mark related to their name being used for more
Intellectual property litigation strategy for Williams-Sonoma, Inc. and Pottery Barn, Inc.
Designed and implemented litigation strategy for combating use of the company’s trademarks in connection with pornographic websites. more
Litigation for Fortune 500 consumer electronics developer
Defended a major, international developer and manufacturer in federal court against over twenty separate contract, tort and equitable claim asserted more
Autoscribe Corp. v. BB&T
Defending BB&T against Autoscribe Corporation and Pollin Patent Licensing, LLC, a financial services and payment processor company, in a more
B.I. Systems LLC v. Actuate Corporation et al.
The firm represents Actuate Corporation, a leading developer of business intelligence and enterprise performance software, as defendant in a patent more
MacroSolve Inc. v. United Airlines Inc.
Defending United Airlines in patent infringement case where MacroSolve has accused the United Airline’s use of a mobile services network platform and  more
Trademark and copyright advice and counsel for Economic Development Resource Guide
Advice and counsel in areas of patent, trademark and copyright to Economic Development Resource Guide, a provider of state-of-the-art consulting more
Contract litigation for Taiwanese computer/NB manufacturer
Represented a Taiwanese computer/NB manufacturer in a contract related action before a U.S. District Court in California. more
Intel, Microsoft, et al. v. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation ("CSIRO")
Trial counsel for CSIRO, an agency of the Australian government, as defendant in litigation for declaratory relief of patent infringement involving more
MicroStrategy Inc. v. Business Objects
Represented Business Objects (Crystal Decisions), an enterprise software company specializing in business intelligence (BI) (acquired by SAP in more
Counseling tech startups and emerging companies in strategic IP planning
Representing various technology startups and emerging companies in strategic IP planning, protection, management and commercialization. more
McKesson Info. Solutions v. Epic Sys. Corp.
The firm served as lead counsel in the representation of Epic Systems Corporation, a leading Wisconsin-based health care software company, against more
Reexamination Proceedings
Lead counsel successfully defended multiple reexaminations on a family of computer patents with concurrent litigation, enabling over $100 million in more
Nevada SCSI Enterprises Inc. v. Hitachi Ltd.
Represented Hitachi, Ltd. in a patent infringement action brought by Nevada SCSI Enterprises in the District of Nevada on four patents related to more
Walker Digital v. Cryptic Studios Inc. et al.
Defended client in patent infringement litigation related to payment processing using credit cards, gift cards and third-party payment services.


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Technology litigation services for Whale Telecom *
Represented Whale Telecom, a telecommunications provider, in connection with lawsuit relating to efforts to develop wireless technologies. more
Environmental insurance coverage litigation for a global provider of information technology services and programs *
Represented a global provider of information technology services and programs in multiple environmental insurance coverage cases addressing soil and more
Technology software implementation dispute
Represented large e-commerce software company in case involving implementation of multiple software programs. Claims alleged included fraud, breach more
Inter Partes Reexamination Proceedings
Representing patent owner in multiple inter partes reexamination proceedings related to patents for mobile telephone communication technologies. The more
Counsel for First Data Corporation
Counseled First Data Corporation on "clean room" software development project.
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Criminal investigation for a public company
Represented a public company in an investigation of an employee's suspected possession of inappropriate and criminal material on more
Variety of real estate transactions for software company
Represent open-source software company in a variety of real estate matters, including headquarters and office leasing and subleasing around the more
Universal Electronics Inc. v. Logitech Inc. et al.
Served as lead counsel for Logitech, a global leader in the development of innovative personal peripherals, in defense and counterclaims of a patent more
Dispute regarding 3G roll-out in Stockholm *
Represented an international contractee/owner in a dispute before the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce regarding the 3G more
Bad faith suit for a semiconductor chip manufacturer *
Successfully represented a semiconductor chip manufacturer in a bad faith insurance coverage lawsuit arising out of a toxic tort putative class more
Counseling and patent procurement services for international leader in the development of optical multi-touch technology
Provides intellectual property counseling and patent procurement services to an international leader in the development of optical multi-touch more
Represented networking technology company in patent pool project
Represented networking technology company in patent pool project. more
Overture Services Inc. v. Did-It.com Inc.
Represented Overture, Yahoo!’s predecessor in the paid online search business, in an action for computer trespass and violation of the federal more
Counsel to Former Officers and Directors of Engineous Software Inc.
Represented five former officers and directors of a software company based in the Research Triangle in an action filed in the N.C. Business Court by more
Reisenweaver Commc'ns, Inc. v. Econo-Comm, Inc.
Represented Reisenweaver Communications Inc. in a patent action seeking a declaratory judgment that a patent owned by Econo-Comm Inc. was invalid and  more
Robertson v. Cree Inc.
Successfully defended Cree Inc., a leading manufacturer of LED technology, in a single-plaintiff discrimination lawsuit from filing through the more
Information technology outsourcing transactions for a Fortune 100 software provider
Represented a Fortune 100 software provider with regards to information technology outsourcing transactions involving software more
Blue Spike LLC v. DigitalPersona Inc.
Represented DigitalPersona, Inc. in defense of a patent litigation lawsuit involving fingerprint biometric identity verification solutions. Blue more
Outsourcing transaction for a global leader in information solutions
Represented a global leader in information solutions in outsourcing of its tax department to big four accounting firm. more
Restructuring and spin-off of healthcare company
Represented healthcare company in its restructuring and spin-off. more
In re Certain Electronic Devices *
Represented Respondent against Complainant HTC in patent infringement and importation investigation related to smartphones and tablets, particularly more
Builder MT LLC v. Zybertech Construction Software Services, et al.
Obtained dismissal of all claims in software-related contract and copyright dispute.

Builder MT LLC v. Zybertech Construction Software more
Software implementation litigation for supply chain management company
Assisted a supply chain management and logistics software company with the defense of claims filed arising from a software implementation. We settled  more
Looney v. M-Squared, Inc.
The firm served as lead counsel for former officers and employees of ComRep, a national electronics distributor.  The firm was retained to file a more
Employment litigation for an information technology services provider
Represented an information technology services provider against claims of wrongful termination in retaliation for the employee having filed workers’ more
PartsRiver v. Shopzilla Inc. et al.
Lead counsel for Shopzilla in a patent infringement litigation involving guided parametric search software and graphical user interface. PartsRiver, more
Successful defense of genericness challenge
Defeated Summary Judgment defending famous mark from cancellation on genericness grounds for leading technology company. more
Patent licensing dispute for IMAX Corporation
The firm serves as lead counsel on behalf of IMAX Corporation in its patent licensing dispute against Three-Dimensional Media Group, Ltd. Arbitration  more
Large preference claim against an IT products and services company
Defense of an IT products and services company against large preference claim in a bankruptcy case in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern more
Patent reexamination for software patent *
Represented patent owner in ex parte reexamination. Devised reexamination strategy and participated in all phases of reexamination, more
Celebrity name licensing representation
Represented leading technology company in celebrity trademark and right of publicity licensing in connection with multibillion dollar acquisition of more
Acquisition of M&I Eastpoint Technologies Inc. and Preferred Financial Systems Inc.
Represented Eastpoint Technologies LLC, a provider of core processing software for commercial banks, finance companies, and farm credit banks, in its  more
American Video Graphics, L.P. v. Hewlett-Packard Co. et al.
Counsel for plaintiff NVIDIA Corporation, a semiconductor manufacturer, which intervened in this patent infringement action to defend its customers. more
Acquisition of company out of bankruptcy
Represented a global leader in information solutions in the acquisition of an information services company out of its Chapter 11 case in the U.S. more
REC Software USA, Inc. v. Bamboo Solutions Corp. et al. *
Represented defendants Microsoft and SAP in a patent infringement case related to software code assembly and execution. Successfully transferred  more
Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. v. Filipiak
Successfully represented Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc., a computer software company, in a copyright infringement more
U.S. remote meter reading company, providing automated meter reading services
Represented the largest remote meter reading company in the United States in providing automated meter reading services to a Midwest water company. more
Disposition of assets for a banking technology company
Represented a banking technology company in a disposition of substantially all of its assets. more
Autoscribe Corp. v. AT&T
Defending AT&T against Autoscribe Corporation and Pollin Patent Licensing, LLC, a financial services and payment processor company, in a patent more
McGarry v. Cingular Wireless LLC (class action under the TCPA in Georgia trial and appellate courts)
The firm served as lead counsel and secured the denial of class certification in a class action filed against Cingular Wireless in Georgia state more
In re Certain Electronic Devices *
Represented Respondent Samsung against Complainant Ericsson in patent infringement and importation investigation related to smartphones, more
Managed a team of attorneys providing patent prosecution services for an American multinational software corporation
Managed a team of over 15 attorneys providing patent prosecution for an American multinational software corporation that develops, manufactures, more
Successful defense of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Stored Communications Act, and trade secrets claims
Defended online database services provider against CFAA, SCA and trade secrets claims in the EDNY, obtaining successful settlement. more
Oracle Corporation et al. v. Light Reading Inc.
Obtained a preliminary injunction for our client in a trademark infringement case. Oracle Corp., et al. v. Light Reading, Inc., No. more
Tax and asset protection advice for the world's largest privately held software company
Represented the world's largest privately held software company on a real estate acquisition that included advice related to tax and asset protection  more
Intellectual property due diligence in multimillion dollar asset purchase for Dominion Enterprises
Provided due diligence on patents and related software systems and products for a multimillion dollar asset purchase by Dominion Enterprises, a more
IPLearn Inc. v. Ask Jeeves Inc.
Counsel for Ask Jeeves in patent infringement litigation involving natural language processing of databases. IPLearn LLC v. Ask Jeeves Inc more
Patent reexaminations litigation for accused infringer *
Drafted several third-party comments and petitions in inter partes reexamination for a number of patents relating to memory buffers for more
Information technology outsourcing for a Fortune 500 global data management company
Represented a Fortune 500 global data management company (as vendor) with regards to information technology outsourcing transactions in  more
License dispute for software company
Represented a software company providing electrical, engineering and automation solutions in the energy, industrial manufacturing and construction more
Represented computer graphics design company against assertion of antitrust violations
Successfully represented a computer graphics design company against a national mainframe computer supplier asserting antitrust violations. more
Litigation for home automation technology distributor
Defended a major distributor of high-end home automation technology against manufacturer’s claims for misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of more
Securities fraud litigation for an Internet company *
Represented an Internet company as appellate counsel in securities fraud litigation. more
Preferred stock transaction for nanotechnology company
Represented an early-stage nanotechnology company in connection with a Series A preferred stock financing transaction. more
Litigation involving unfair and deceptive trade practices
Obtained dismissal of unfair and deceptive trade practices claim filed in North Carolina Business court against former officers and directors of a more
eSoft Inc. v. RuleSpace LLC
Defended software developer, Rule Space LLC, against claims by competitor that our client infringed copyright by purchasing and using competitor's more
Inter partes review for Motorola Mobility LLC
Served as lead counsel representing Motorola in IPR trials before the United States Patent and Trademark Office for two related patents that are the

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Patent reexamination for wireless communications patent *
Represented patent owners in ex parte reexamination proceedings. Participated in successful defense of patent covering wireless more
Representative Pending Patent Litigation
Ingeniador, LLC v. Alfresco Software, Inc., et al. (D. P.R.)
Tagged, Inc. v. FotoMedia Technologies, LLC (N.D. Cal.)
Personal Audio, LLC v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al.  more
Patent infringement litigation against commercial developers
Represented research organization patent holder alleging infringement against commercial developers of wireless LAN technology. more
Premier International Associates LLC v. Microsoft Corp. et al. *
Represented defendant LG Electronics in patent infringement case in E.D. Texas (2007) related to media download management. Successfully obtained more
Gemstar-TV Guide v. EchoStar, Pioneer and Scientific-Atlanta
In a case ultimately won by its client, we represented Gemstar at trial in a patent infringement lawsuit concerning interactive program guides used more
Patent litigation for open-source software company
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of an open-source software company in a patent infringement suit brought by competitor related to more
Acquisition by a global online marketplace
Represented a global online marketplace in acquisition of custom software. more
Breach of contract dispute for apparel retail company
Represented an apparel and accessories retail company in connection with a pre-litigation dispute involving claims between our client and its more
Litigation strategies for Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.
Develop and implement litigation strategies for combating the distribution of devices and software that unlawfully circumvent security and facilitate  more
Phoenix Licensing L.L.C./LPL Licensing L.L.C. v. Union Bank N.A
Represented Union Bank, N.A. in patent litigation relating to automated marketing materials. Phoenix Licensing, L.L.C. et al v. Aegon USA, Inc. more
Rogue Wave Software Inc. v. Nexant Inc. et al.
Defended software licensee for Nexant, Inc. against claims of copyright infringement arising from alleged use of software outside of scope of more
Sale of a consumer market research firm
Represented a consumer market research firm in its sale to another company. more
Copyright infringement litigation for Internet service provider
Successfully defended to settlement a copyright infringement case involving our client, an Internet service provider. more
Trademark and copyright work for Dominion Enterprises
Provides brand management, portfolio maintenance, licensing, litigation, and other associated assistance to Dominion Enterprises in the fields of more
Acquisition of SBI Enteris Inc. by Enterpulse Inc.
Represented Enterpulse Inc., a privately held provider of business process improvement solutions, in connection with its acquisition of all of the more
Prevue Interactive et al., v. Starsight Telecast Inc., and related counterclaims
Counsel for patentee in DJ action involving interactive television technology. more
Anthurium Solutions Inc. v. Spheris Inc., Medquist Inc. et al.
Represented defendant Spheris Inc., a medical transcription company, in a patent infringement action related to software for medical more
Labor and employment litigation for supply chain management company
Represented a supply chain management company in a case in federal court in Georgia in which plaintiff and a class of similarly more
Advice for multinational business software corporation *
Advised $15 billion per year multinational business software corporation on a $10-million multi-patent acquisition to augment portfolio for offensive  more
Joint venture formation for an Internet service provider *
Represented an Internet service provider in the formation of a joint venture for the operation of a mobile virtual network and the negotiation of more
Computer Access Technology Corporation v. Catalyst Enterprises Inc.
Represented defendant, an electronic testing equipment manufacturer, in copyright, trade dress and unfair competition trial. Matter settled more
Gunnar Optiks LLC v. Allure Eyewear LLC et al.
Represented Marchon Eyewear and its subsidiary in defense of a patent lawsuit involving premium computer gaming eyewear.

Gunnar Optiks LLC  more
Trademark and copyright infringement litigation for Internet retail business
Successfully litigated to settlement a trademark and copyright infringement case for our client, an Internet retail business. more
Inter Partes Review proceeding before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
Serves as lead counsel in Inter Partes Review proceeding for Yelp and Twitter before the United States Patent and Trademark Office more
Patent protection services for global entertainment technology company
Obtain meaningful and global patent protection and provide advice on patent-related transactional issues for a global entertainment technology more
Outsourcing of IT service desk for international hospitality company
Represented publicly traded international hospitality company in connection with the outsourcing of its global information technology help desk and more
Nationwide action lawsuit for a specialty consumer reporting agency
Represented a specialty consumer reporting agency that collects tenant history information in a nationwide action lawsuit and negotiated a class-wide  more
System acquisition by one of the world's largest travel services companies
Represented one of the world's largest travel services companies in systems acquisitions. more
Copyright infringement against music, video, book and entertainment retailer
Represented defendants against claims that search engine capabilities rendered them liable for copyright infringement. more
Patent infringement litigation for United States airline
Defending United States airline against multiple actions in the District of Delaware alleging infringement of obtaining data transaction information more
Trademark litigation for Internet auction website *
Represented Internet auction website in defense of claims for fraudulent sales of branded merchandise by brand advertisers. more
Patent litigation for global industrial company
Represented a global industrial company in a patent case involving a plastic carrier for integrated circuit chips. The firm obtained a defense more
Outsourcing for a major credit card and check verification company
Represented a major credit card and check verification company in providing credit card processing and back-office services to Australian and British  more
Inter Partes Review proceeding before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
Serves as lead counsel in Inter Partes Review proceeding before the United States Patent and Trademark Office challenging the validity of more
Select Retrieval LLC v. Aqua Superstore Inc. et al.
The firm represents Market America, Inc., an Internet marketer and broker of products and services, as defendant in a patent infringement action more
License dispute and non-compete advice for software company 
Serves as outside counsel for a supply chain management and logistics software company in connection with implementation disputes, license disputes more
Philips Electronics N.V. v. KXD Technology
Represented Philips in a trademark infringement case brought against manufacturers of infringing DVD recorders. We obtained a $120 million judgment more
United States v. The Mathworks *
Supervised investigation and case on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice involving Sherman Act § 1, allocation of markets.

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Outsourcing for digital media distribution and management solutions provider
Represented leading provider of digital media distribution and management solutions to the television, media and entertainment industries in more
Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. v. Divineo
Served as co-counsel in representing Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. in a copyright infringement action. The defendants had violated more
Nationally reported sex harassment case settled favorably for computer services firm
Represented the CEO and Chairman of a large computer services firm in a nationally reported sexual harassment case that was settled on terms highly more
Copyright infringement advice for a software development company
Represented a software development company with copyright infringement matters. more
International Control Systems LLC v. Sony Electronics Inc., Hitachi Home Electronics (America) Inc. et al.
Represented Hitachi Home Electronics (America) in a patent infringement action brought by International Control Systems, LLC on a patent related to

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Software licensing dispute for a leading producer of mattress and upholstery fabric
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of a leading producer of mattress and upholstery fabric in a software licensing dispute brought in the more
Marvell v. CSIRO
Trial counsel for CSIRO as defendant in litigation for declaratory relief of patent infringement involving 802.11 wireless LAN technology. Marvell more
In re Certain Wireless Devices with 3G Capabilities *
Represented Respondent LG Electronics against Complainant InterDigital Communications in patent infringement and importation investigation of mobile more
Patent and copyright advice and counsel to Comverse Technology Inc./Comverse Inc. 
Provide patent, trademark and copyright advice and counsel to Comverse Technology Inc., a leading mobile telecommunications software provider, more
Outsourcing for a major credit card and check verification company
Represented a major credit card and check verification company in outsourcing of Brazilian information technology functions and call centers to a more
Sklar v. Microsoft
Represented plaintiff in patent litigation involving the task bar feature of Microsoft’s Windows XP and Vista operating systems. more
Copyright action brought against scientific, engineering and technology applications company
Defended scientific, engineering, and technology applications company against copyright claims brought by a quasi-governmental entity of Russia.

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Litigation for Accuro Healthcare Solutions
Represented and obtained summary judgment on a nine count Complaint filed against Accuro Healthcare Solutions, a medical software company, in dispute  more
Warehouse lien rights in bankruptcy case
Representation of Innotrac as warehouse and internet sales fulfillment provider to Dots clothing stores in bankruptcy case pending in the District of  more
Acquisition of ownership interest in social media website for individual *
Represented individual shareholder's withdrawal and buy out of ownership interest in Internet social media website. more
In re Certain Unified Communications Systems *
Represented Complainant Microsoft against Respondent Alcatel-Lucent in patent infringement and importation investigation related to computer more
PayFlex Systems USA Inc. v. Sensei Inc. et al.
Represented PayFlex Systems USA, Inc. in trademark infringement litigation against Sensei Inc., a health care technology company. PayFlex had more
Apple Computer Inc. v. Psystar Corporation
Obtained summary judgment and a permanent injunction against a computer company utilizing Apple’s copyrighted operating system software on non-Apple more
Massachusetts Inst. of Tech. v. Abacus Software, Inc.
Defended Cerious Software in a patent infringement suit in the Eastern District of Texas involving software for image management. The suit more
In re Maxim Integrated Products Inc. MDL
Defended Union Bank, N.A. and Wells Fargo involving numerous patents relating to the security and encryption asserted against mobile banking apps. more
Patent litigation for technology and software corporation
The firm serves as lead counsel on behalf of defendant technology and software corporation in patent litigation filed against it by Telematics more
Global power conveyance company’s sale of joint venture
Represented a global power conveyance company in the sale of an all-wheel-drive components business and an exclusive licence to electric drivetrain more
Trademark and copyright counsel for an online retail company *
Represented an online retail company as its trademark and copyright counsel with respect to start up and operation of consumer to consumer option more
Patent litigation for major Internet audience measurement and analysis company *
The firm served as lead counsel in an enforcement effort on a series of complex software patents for major Internet audience measurement and analysis  more
U.S. v. Lockheed Martin Corporation and Northrop Grumman Corporation *
Supervised investigation and case on behalf the U.S. Department of Justice. more
Overture Services Inc. - Car Dealer Matters
Represented Overture Services (Yahoo!’s predecessor in the paid search business) in a group of a fourteen separate lawsuits brought by Los Angeles more
Helping clients prevail in intellectual property disputes
Successfully represented a number of technology companies in matters involving charges of trade secret misappropriation venued in state court (for more
Joint venture between credit card processing company and Brazilian banking partners
Represented credit card processing company in joint venture with two Brazilian banking partners. more
eBay Inc. v. MercExchange LLC
Represented eBay, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, in clearing its design around and providing a non-infringement opinion after their Buy more
Breach of contract and copyright infringement litigation for manufacturer of business intelligence software
Represent a manufacturer of business intelligence software, in breach of contract and copyright infringement litigation. The defendants are  more
Checkmate Strategic Group Inc. v. Yahoo! Inc.; Lane's Gifts LLC v. Yahoo! Inc.
Represented Yahoo! in competing national class actions, one filed in state court in Arkansas and a second in the Central District of California, more
NTN Buzztime Inc. v. Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC
Obtained a favorable settlement for Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC (SCEA), an electronic gaming products company, in this case before more
The Learning Co., Houghton Mifflin v. Zynga Inc.
Defended Zynga against trademark infringement claims alleging that Zynga’s “Oregon Trail” element of its FrontierVille game violated The Learning more
Obtains important domain name for Yahoo!
Successfully filed a World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) complaint on behalf of Yahoo!. The firm prevailed in a WIPO proceeding through more
Sale of an interactive advertising company
Represented the founders of an internet advertising and marketing company in its sale to a multinational paper an media conglomerate. more
ASP arrangements for public retail company *
Represented public retail company in an application service provider (ASP) arrangement for a point of sale system for processing transactions at fuel  more
Antor Media Corp. v. Nokia, Inc. et al. *
Represented defendant LG Electronics MobileComm in patent infringement case in E.D. Texas (2005) related to media downloading to mobile devices. more
Robertson v. Cree Inc.
Successfully defended Cree Inc., a leading manufacturer of LED technology, in a discrimination and retaliation lawsuit from the time of filing more
Restructuring and reorganizing business structure for technology company
Represented technology company in connection with restructuring and reorganizing its international business structure. more
Patent reexaminations litigation for declaratory judgment plaintiff *
Drafted third-party comments and petitions in the reexamination of U.S. Patent No. 6,849,827 relating to input voltage for a welding power source, more
Litigation for a national food service research and development company
The firm served as lead counsel representing a research and development company serving the food industry in its declaratory judgment action to more
Acquisition of Building Systems Design Inc. by The Construction Specifications Institute
Represented The Construction Specifications Institute, a national trade association, in its acquisition of Building Systems Design, Inc., which more
Workplace violence defense for fiber optic cable company *
Successfully represented a fiber optic cable company in a landmark workplace violence case featured on 60 Minutesmore
Online fantasy sports games advice for leading fantasy sports games website operator
Advised operator of an online, pay-to-play, short-duration fantasy sports games on the relevant federal and state laws, and the level of risk more
Patent litigation for Scenera Research LLC
Represented Scenera Research LLC, a software company that conducts research and invents patentable technologies in the field of wireless more
Loan advice for Global Knowledge Training LLC
Advised Global Knowledge Training LLC, the largest privately held provider of training and enterprise learning services for information technology more
Counseling for web company *
Counseled web company with more than 100 million hits per month on numerous patent acquisitions, including in-depth due diligence on claim scope and more
Acquisition of MarketingCentral LLC by Unica Corporation
Represented MarketingCentral LLC, a privately held provider of on-demand marketing resource management solutions, in connection with its acquisition more
U.S. preferred stock investment by Chinese public company
Represented a Chinese public company in connection with its equity investment in a U.S. venture-backed software company. more
Zynga guidebook litigation
Represented Zynga in litigation against a network of individuals and entities which sold guidebooks containing “secrets” to Zynga’s games to more
Breach of contract trial for Integrated Solutions International LLC
Successfully represented Integrated Solutions International LLC, a system integrator and software developer, in a trial for breach of contract. Case more
Global managed network services transaction for a telecommunications provider
Represented a global telecommunications provider in the negotiation of a global managed network services transaction involving the provision of more
Reseller, OEM/VAR arrangements for a disruptive technology company
Representing a disruptive provider of enterprise solid state storage systems in reseller arrangements, OEM/VAR arrangements, patent licensing, and IP  more
MicroStrategy Incorporated v. Business Objects S.A.
Co-lead counsel for defendant accused of patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation regarding business intelligence database software and more
MEI 3D LLC v. Gunnar Optiks LLC
Represented MEI 3D LLC, a subsidiary of Marchon Eyewear, in the enforcement of its patents directed to its passive 3D Eyewear technology.

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Patent prosecution and counseling for a wireless technology and services provider
Provides patent procurement and counseling services to a world-leading provider of wireless technology and services. Works with the company's more
Microlog Corp. v. Continental Airlines Inc., et al.
Represented United Airlines, NCR Corporation, Walgreens and several other defendants in a patent infringement suit in the United States District more
Commercial transaction outsourcing for manufacturing business application *
The firm served as lead counsel in representing a U.S.-based developer of supply-chain software product in outsourcing of software development more
Employment litigation for a provider of technology solutions to the financial world
Represented a provider of technology solutions to the financial world and successfully defended the corporation in race, age, gender, and disability more
Sky Technologies LLC v. Microsoft Corporation et al.
Represented Manhattan Associates in a patent infringement litigation in the District of Massachusetts. The plaintiff asserted a patent related to more
Trademark and copyright counseling services to Cerulean Studios LLC
Provides trademark and copyright counseling services to Cerulean Studios LLC, leading developer of instant messaging related software products. more
Patent litigation for one of the world's leading entertainment technology companies
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of one of the world's leading entertainment technology companies in a patent litigation case involving the more
Unfair and deceptive trade practice defense for Internet marketer *
Defended Internet marketer and Web hosting company from fraudulent advertising practices and unfair and deceptive trade practice allegations by state  more
Acquisition of technology company by global photographic supply manufacturer
Served as antitrust counsel to a technology company in connection with a global manufacturer of photographic supplies' acquisition of client.  The more
Inter partes reexaminations for Logitech Inc.
Successfully prosecuted to final rejections in 2012 three inter partes reexaminations on behalf of our client Logitech, at which time the more
Levi Strauss & Co. v. Speyer et al.
Obtained first successful lawsuit in California challenging a cybersquatter's misappropriation of a brand owner's trademark for use in a domain name.  more
Inter Partes Review proceeding before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
Serves as lead counsel in Inter Partes Review proceeding before the United States Patent and Trademark Office challenging the validity of U.S. Patent  more
In re ServInt Corporation *
Represented international Internet service provider in chapter 11 proceeding. Managed all aspects of case including retention, first day motions, more
Intellectual property advice for international confectionary maker *
Advised international confectionary maker with regard to intellectual property issues arising in the use of its products in user-generated and more
Sale of Interland Inc.
Represented Interland Inc., a Web hosting company, in the sale of the company. more
Patent reexaminations litigation for accused infringer *
Drafted several third-party comments and petitions in inter partes reexamination of a patent relating to a hierarchical menu structure for more
Joint venture involving a healthcare information and technology company
Represented a leading healthcare information and technology company in connection with a joint venture in Japan with Softbank Corp. for the more
$30M senior secured revolving credit facility for software management solutions company
Representation of domestic and international software management solutions company, as borrower, in connection with $30 million senior secured more
Software patent litigation for multiple companies
Counsel for various companies in a patent infringement litigation regarding caching functionality in the Linux operating system in the more
Inter Partes reexaminations for semiconductor startup company
Representing a successful semiconductor startup company in Inter Partes reexaminations of 4 patents relating to non-volatile more
FCPA enforcement actions for multi-national energy, healthcare, and technology companies *
Represented large multi-national energy, healthcare, and technology companies in FCPA enforcement actions by the SEC and DOJ related to their more
Patent litigation for emerging technology development company
Represented an emerging technology development company in its dispute with a major medical equipment company regarding patent rights. The more
Meridian Enterprises Corp. v. DaimlerChrysler Corp.
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of DaimlerChrysler Corporation, BBDO Detroit, Inc., and BBDO Worldwide, Inc. in this case in which Meridian  more
Ormco Corporation v. Align Technology Inc.
Represented defendant Align Technology Inc., maker of Invisalign “invisible” orthodontic appliances, in a patent infringement case involving software  more
VCode Holdings Inc. et al. v. adidas America Inc., Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, Ltd. et al.
Represented Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, Ltd. in a patent infringement action on a patent related to a two-dimensional bar code more
Patent reexaminations litigation for accused infringer *
Drafted inter partes reexamination request for a microprocessor patent (US 5,829,031 ) involving parallel instruction execution being more
IPCO LLC et al., v. Cellnet Technology Inc. et al.
Served as litigation counsel for B&L Tech Company Inc. (B&L), formerly known as StatSignal Systems Inc. (SSI), a mesh wireless more
Stock-for-stock acquisition of software company
Represented provider of software and technology solutions for member-based organizations in its stock-for-stock acquisition of a software company. more
Aeritas LLC v. Delta Air Lines Inc. and US Airways
Defending Delta Air Lines in the District of Delaware. Aeritas LLC filed multiple actions in District of Delaware alleging infringement of the use of  more
Zynga Inc. v. Vostu USA Inc. et al.
Represented Zynga Inc. in multinational lawsuits against Vostu. Zynga alleged that Vostu had launched on a Brazilian social networking site several more
Litigation for a leading provider of interactive digital advertising products and services
The firm served as lead counsel for a leading provider of interactive digital advertising products and services in a variety of litigation matters, more
Development and hosting of a data warehouse for a public retail company *
Represented public retail company in the development and hosting of a data warehouse for merchandising information. more
Mirafi Inc. v. Jerry Murphy et al.
Lead counsel for Defendants for patent infringement claims. Federal Court affirmed District Court judgment that patent was invalid and not infringed,  more
Intellectual property protection for a major outsourcing company
Advise a major outsourcing company for the pharmaceutical industry on identifying potentially valuable intellectual property and provide acquisition more
Cyberfone Systems LLC (formerly LVL Patent Group, LLC) v. United Airlines, U.S. Airways, and Air Canada
Defending United Airlines, U.S. Airways and Air Canada in the District of Delaware. CyberFone Systems LLC filed multiple actions in District of more
Divestiture for a computer programming company
Represented a computer programming company in a divestiture. more
iKindi, Inc. v. STW Fixed Income Management Ltd.
Successfully represented iKindi, a financial software developer, in affirming its rights in and to performance after tax financial software and more
GO Computer Inc. v. Microsoft Corp.
Represented GO Computer, Inc. in antitrust action alleging exclusionary practices. GO Computer Inc. v. Microsoft Corporation (State of more
Informatica Corp. v. Business Objects Data Integration Inc.
Counsel for defendant Business Objects Data Integration in a patent infringement action involving business intelligence software.

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Advanced Video Technologies LLC v. Motorola Mobility Inc.
The firm served as lead counsel in the representation of Motorola Mobility against claims of patent infringement in a suit involving video coding and  more
Putative nationwide class action litigation against national telecommunications company
Represented a national telecommunications company in a putative class action lawsuit, in which plaintiffs alleged fraud over its allegedly defective

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General corporate counsel representation for a commercial cooking equipment company
Represented a company focused on commercial cooking equipment in a variety of legal areas including public offerings, employment contracts, more
Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc. v. Garcia et al.
Represented Sony Computer Entertainment America in action to stop the unlawful distribution of “modding” devices and pirated video games. Sony more
Hear-Wear Techs., LLC v. Lotus Techs., LLC
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Lotus Technologies in a lawsuit regarding allegations of patent infringement related to more
Trademark services for Fortune 500 multinational corporation
Represents a California-based Fortune 500 multinational corporation that designs and manufactures consumer electronics and computer software  more
Inter Partes Review proceeding before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
Serves as lead counsel in Inter Partes Review proceeding before the United States Patent and Trademark Office challenging the validity of U.S. Patent  more
EON Corp. IP Holdings, LLC v. Motorola Mobility LLC
On March 5, 2014, Kilpatrick Townsend was successful on behalf of Motorola Mobility in winning summary judgment against EON Corp. IP Holdings, LLC more
Patent license arbitration for leading provider of contact center solutions
Represented leading provider of contact center solutions in an arbitration involving patent license agreements.
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Patent prosecution and counseling for a major electronic equipment manufacturer
Represented a major international manufacturer of electronic equipment in providing prosecution and counseling services related to vehicle more
Trademark dispute for mobile software application developer
Represented a startup mobile software application developer in a trademark dispute with a competitor. When our client tried to register its trademark  more
Litigation for international event services company *
Obtained favorable settlement of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty case in Pennsylvania brought against international event services company by more
Intellectual property development for Nobel Prize winner in physics
Secured patents for prominent physicist based on application of his breakthrough in laser technology. more
Ring Technology v. Add-On Computer, et al.
Representing Wintec and EdgeTech, computer storage device manufacturers, in defense of a patent infringement action related to computer memory more
Patent litigation for major bank and international airline
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of a major North American bank and an international airline in a patent infringement suit in the Eastern more
Auction sale of French food distribution group for TLC Beatrice *
Served as lead counsel to TLC Beatrice, an international food conglomerate, in the $573 million auction sale of its French food distribution more
Contract and frame agreements for the establishment of the 3-G network in Sweden
Represented an international contractee/owner in preparing contracts and negotiations of frame agreements with principal contractors for the more
TecSec Inc. v. IBM Corp., et al.
Lead Counsel for Cisco in a patent infringement litigation in the Eastern District of Virginia. The plaintiff asserted 11 patents related to more
HBH Ltd. Partnership v. Honey Baked Ham Co. and Leon Denning
Lead counsel for HBH Limited Partnership in a trademark infringement case. The Court entered a preliminary injunction to enforce the parties’ more
Represented nationwide food products distributor in outsourcing
Represented nationwide food products distributor in outsourcing its coffee roasting and distribution functions. more
Manages a team of attorneys providing intellectual property services for an American international electronic commerce company
Manages a team of more than 10 attorneys providing patent prosecution and related services to an American international electronic commerce company more
Neoris de México S.A. de C.V. v. ARIBA Incorporated
Successfully litigated Neoris de México S.A. de C.V. claims arising out of a $20 million purchase of online e-procurement software licenses.


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Sale for a computer programming company
Advise a computer programming company in connection with a sale. more
Litigation regarding the dissolution of a joint venture for health information management consulting and technology provider
Represented a health information management consulting and technology provider in litigation arising out of dissolution of a joint venture with an more
Software license dispute for entertainment retailer
Represented an entertainment retailer in a dispute arising out of a software license agreement in the e-commerce area. After an arbitration more
Monec Holding AG v. Motorola Mobility, Inc.
The firm served as lead counsel for Motorola Mobility in a patent infringement suit filed by Monec in the District of Delaware. The parties settled

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Employment litigation for an information technology services provider
Represented an information technology services provider against claims of wrongful termination in retaliation for the employee having filed workers’ more
Patent litigation for transportation services company
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of a transportation services company in a patent infringement suit regarding software for managing more
Billingnetwork Patent, Inc. v. Misys Healthcare Sys., LLC
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of three parties, Allscripts LLC (f/k/a Misys Healthcare Systems), Payerpath Inc. and Sudaco Inc. in an more
Litigation arising from medical device distributor relationship
Representing Plaintiff Neusoft Medical Systems, U.S.A., Inc. in a lawsuit involving claims of conversion, violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse more
Patent counseling for a Fortune 500 scientific, engineering, and technology applications company
Represented a Fortune 500 scientific, engineering, and technology applications company  in virus and pathogenic organism micro array more
Representation of patent holder
Represented patent holder alleging infringement of business intelligence software. more
Lingo et al. v. Microsoft
Served as lead counsel for plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit instituted against Microsoft under California's antitrust statutes. The lawsuit, more

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Ronald A. Katz Technology Licensing LLP v. Cox Communications; In re Katz Interactive Call Processing Patent Litigation; Ronald A. Katz Technology Licensing LLP v. EarthLink Inc.
Lead counsel on behalf of Cox Communications and EarthLink in a suit filed by Ronald A. Katz Licensing Technology in the U.S. District Court for the more
Initial public offering for Interland Inc.
Represented Interland Inc., a web hosting company, in its $60 million initial public offering. more
Patent prosecution and counseling services to Adobe Systems Incorporated
Provides patent procurement and counseling services to Adobe Systems Incorporated, one of the largest and most diversified software companies in the more
Firestar Software Inc. v. Red Hat, Inc., et al.
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Red Hat, an open-source software company, in a patent infringement suit brought by Firestar related to more

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