Favorable Result in DMCA Copyright Case
Obtained an order dismissing claims for secondary copyright infringement against an internet service provider (ISP) and its management company. The plaintiffs sought to hold the clients liable for copyright infringement allegedly committed by the ISP’s subscribers through peer-to-peer file-sharing. The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas dismissed the plaintiffs' vicarious infringement claims against the ISP with prejudice, and ordered that all claims against the management company be dismissed with prejudice.
Summary Judgment in Copyright Infringement Lawsuit
Obtained summary judgment in a copyright infringement lawsuit brought by a client’s former vendor in the Western District of Missouri. The plaintiffs claimed an online system developed by one of the client’s vendors infringed its copyrights and sought damages potentially in the hundreds of millions of dollars from the client and other users of the platform. After two and a half years of litigation, the district court granted the defendants' motion for summary judgment, holding that the defendants had not copied any protectable elements of the plaintiffs' platform and thus did not infringe the plaintiffs' copyrights.
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.