Managed Material ANDA Litigation and Related Antitrust Litigation
While in-house for a global pharmaceutical company, managed material Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) litigation and related antitrust litigation.
Intellectual Property Litigation Dispute
Advised a grand slam tennis club on the protection and enforcement of its intellectual property rights following the advertisement and sale of a branded champagne using the club’s intellectual property.
Defense of Multinational Tech Company in Patent Infringement Claims
Represented multinational technology company specializing in internet-related services and products (online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, mobile software and hardware) in several matters ranging from alleged infringement of patent covering software methods used in generating differential update packages for mobile device operating systems to patent claims related to the non-cellular signal use in determining a cell phone’s location.
Successful Verdict in Four-Week Trial for Disease/Genetics Testing Corporation
Represented plaintiff health sciences corporation in a patent infringement action relating to its automated tissue processing systems used in the diagnosis of a variety of diseases. The four-week jury trial resulted in a verdict finding infringement on all asserted claims, which was upheld on appeal before the Federal Circuit.
Substantial ITC Settlement for Semiconductor Client in Section 337 Investigation
Represented semiconductor industry client in in International Trade Commission (ITC) Section 337 investigation directed at the importation of mobile processors incorporating client’s patented integrated circuit features. Three-week trial resulted in substantial settlement to client.
General Exclusion Order (GEO) for Client in ITC Section 337 Investigation
Represented manufacturer of LED light arrays used in photography and video studios in Section 337 investigation directed at the importation of camera- and tripod-mounted LED arrays sourced from a variety of respondents. Trial resulted in the rare issuance of a general exclusion order (GEO). Worked with U.S. Customs officials to enforce GEO and seize infringing articles at ports of entry.
Favorable ITC Settlement for Designer, Manufacturer in Section 337 Investigation
Represented designer and manufacturer of digital microphone and noise-reduction products used in voice-driven applications including in ITC Section 337 investigation directed at the importation of devices incorporating directional microphone arrays and associated software. Resolved matter on the eve of trial with favorable settlement to client.
Successful Defense of Game-Changing Technology for Agricultural Manufacturer
Successfully defended game-changing agricultural equipment patents before the USPTO during reexamination related to a pending infringement suit in which the major manufacturer is the plaintiff.
Summary Judgment Affirmed on Appeal in Trademark Case
Secured summary judgment for a manufacturer in dispute over use of the client’s mark. The plaintiff in the case sought a permanent injunction in Wisconsin and Michigan and disgorgement of profits. The U.S. District Court for the District of Wisconsin granted summary judgment precluding an award of profits and denied a permanent injunction after trial. Both rulings were affirmed on appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Counsel to Pharma Company in Diabetes Drug Patent Litigation
Counseled a pharmaceutical company in an action before U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina concerning its IP rights to an SGLT2 diabetes drug.
Dismissal of Patent Claims with Prejudice for Telecom Company
Successfully defended client against patent infringement claims brought by non-practicing entity, resulting in the plaintiff voluntarily dismissing its claims with prejudice.
Intellectual Property Litigation Dispute for World-Renowned Music Legend
Acted for a world-renowned global recording artist who instructed AT to take action in the U.K. to protect the artist’s intellectual property rights. The case concerned a claim against an individual who was committing a number of infringements against the recording artist’s intellectual property, including infringing the artist’s copyright and trade mark rights. Dispute was successfully resolved at an early stage on confidential terms.
Secured Dismissal for Biometric Solution Client in Patent Infringement Case
Obtained voluntary dismissal with prejudice of a patent infringement case brought by a patent assertion entity against biometric solution client.
Successfully Defended Augmented Identity Company Against Patent Infringement Claims
Successfully defended our client, a technology company focusing on augmented identity, against patent infringement claims brought by a non-practicing entity, resulting in the plaintiff voluntarily dismissing its claims with prejudice.
$12 Million Jury Verdict in Patent Infringement Case
Obtained jury verdict and award of $12 million in past damages against a client's subsidiary for infringement of computer software patent. Additionally, obtained jury verdict of noninfringement on patent infringement counterclaims.
Dismissal in Patent Infringement Action
Obtained order denying plaintiffs request for jurisdictional discovery in a patent infringement action. This resulted in the plaintiff voluntarily dismissing the case against the client.
Monetary Settlement in Patent Infringement Suit
Represented a Fortune 500 telecommunications carrier in a lawsuit alleging that another Fortune 500 company infringed a patent establishing a new method to transmit voice communications. Obtained a favorable monetary settlement.
Obtained Consent Judgment for Manufacturer in Patent Infringement Case
Successfully defended our client, a part and packaging manufacturer, against allegations of patent infringement and obtained a consent judgment of noninfringement.
Successfully Defended Snack Chip Manufacturer Against Infringement, Other Claims
Successfully defended client against claims of patent infringement, trademark infringement, trade secret misappropriation and unfair competition brought by leading manufacturer of snack chips. Secured a defense verdict on all claims.
Multimillion-Dollar Patent Infringement Verdict
Won multimillion-dollar jury verdict of patent infringement for trace detection equipment in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.