Injunction and Settlement Obtained for Software Company in Copyright Action
Represented a client in a complex software matter where high-level employees left and allegedly took source code with them. We positioned our client for litigation by filing key copyright registrations on its software in an expedited manner, taking critical source code discovery, hiring a top-level expert, and filing a compelling motion for preliminary injunction, all of which drove a favorable settlement for our client, including a stipulated injunction against further use of its software.
Plaintiff Dismisses Copyright Action
Successfully represented a client in connection with a software audit and caused the software owner consortium to walk away with no payment after initially demanding a five figure payment.
Injunctions and Damages Obtained Against Software Copyright Infringers
Enforced a client's software copyrights against a range of infringers, some of which involved litigation that ended with the infringers accepting an injunction and paying damages.
Expert Used to Obtain Stipulated Consent Judgment Before Filing Complaint
Won a DMCA case against a competitor who was circumventing the client's technological protections against copying. We successfully used a software expert to develop the case before filing the complaint, which caused the defendant to stipulate to a consent judgment.
Successfully Enforced Software Company's Copyrights
Enforced a client's software copyrights against a competitor and obtained a favorable settlement following months of hard-fought litigation.
Win of Largest Corporate Copyright Dispute in Nevada State History
Lead Nevada litigation counsel for major international publicly traded software development and support services provider in the largest corporate copyright dispute action in Nevada State history.
Patent, Trademark, Copyright, and Trade Secret Rights Enforced on Behalf of U.S. and International Clients
As lead prosecution counsel and defense counsel, successfully negotiated and resolved scores of U.S. Federal Court patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret intellectual property disputes involving U.S. and foreign companies, including international clients from, among other places, China, Canada, Mexico, Austria, and Australia.
Copyrights Successfully Enforced for Developer of Automobile Navigation Software
Represented developer of commercial navigation software in connection with enforcement of its copyrights against manufacturers of in-dash automobile navigation systems.
Successful Settlement of Copyright Claims for Production Company
Represented production company in defense of copyright infringement claims brought by Las Vegas stage show performer. Successfully negotiated settlement of claims.
Manufacturer Enforces Copyrights in U.S. and Europe
Represented manufacturer in action against a competitor in United States for copyright infringement in Europe, which also appeared on website activities. We resolved the matter favorably for our client.
Successful Settlement for General Motors in a Complex On-Board Computer Systems Case
Served as lead counsel for General Motors in a complex on-board computer systems case against a Chinese company where we brought claims for copyright infringement, DMCA violations, computer fraud and abuse, trademark infringement, trade secret misappropriation, and unfair competition and unjust enrichment. The case settled on terms favorable to our client after defeating the Chinese company's motion to dismiss. General Motors LLC, et al. v. Autel.US Inc. et al., C.A. No. 2:14-CV-14864 (E.D. Mich).
Successful Defense Against Artist's Claims of Copyright Infringement in Las Vegas Hotel Rooms
Represented Las Vegas resort hotel/casino in defense of copyright infringement claims based on display of artist’s works in hotel rooms.
Jury Issues Defense Verdict on $5MM Copyright Claim
After a four-week jury trial, we successfully obtained a defense verdict on the plaintiff’s $5MM copyright claim alleging infringement on a website. We also successfully defended and limited plaintiff’s damage claims for infringement of a service mark (U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida).
Representation of Major OEM Automotive Vehicle Manufacturers in Anti-Counterfeiting Trademark and Copyright Matters
Represented major OEM automotive vehicle manufacturers in anti-counterfeiting trademark and copyright activity over a period extending more than 20 years.
Seizure Order, Permanent Injunction and $56MM Judgment for Shoe Manufacturer
Represented a shoe manufacturer in a copyright and trademark infringement action arising out of the sale of counterfeit footwear accessories. We obtained a seizure order, permanent injunction, and a $56MM judgment.
Casino's Carpet Design Defended in Copyright Infringement Action
Represented Las Vegas resort hotel/casino and its corporate parent in defense of copyright infringement action concerning casino carpet design.
Antitrust and Copyright Claims
Represented international business machine manufacturer in defense of antitrust and copyright infringement claims brought by a competitor.
Copyrights Enforced on Behalf of a Nonprofit Drug Abuse Prevention Organization
Enforced the copyrights belonging to a nonprofit drug abuse prevention organization and persuaded the infringer to stop infringing after filing a lawsuit and obtaining critical discovery.
Computer Software Service Provider Enforces Rights in Trade Secret and Copyright Action
Represented computer software service supplier in trade secret and copyright action against customer who copied copyrighted database created by our client under a confidentiality agreement.