Representative Matters

Examples of business & IP litigation matters handled by our attorneys.
Breach of Contract & Unfair Competition

Negotiated highly favorable settlement in cross-border breach of contract, trade secret and unfair competition case arising from collapse of education joint venture.

 
Breach of Fiduciary Duty & Trade Secrets Theft

Secured favorable trade secrets and breach of fiduciary duty settlement against employees who used client company’s content and proprietary marketing data to start a competing online retail business.

 
Breach of Software License & Copyright Infringement

Negotiated highly favorable contract, copyright and trade secret settlement for OEM whose software tools were incorporated into unauthorized applications marketed by Fortune 50 tech giant.

 
Domain Name & Internet Trademark Dispute

Seized and auctioned debtor’s domain name portfolio in satisfaction of client’s judgment, then defended seizure in precedent-setting U.S. Court of Appeals case.

 
ERP Implementation & Software Consulting

Successfully defended consultancy and publisher of accounting software in breach of contract, negligence and fraud action arising from failed ERP implementations.

 
Executive Employment & IP Assignment

Helped secure favorable departure terms for tech company founder who contributed significant uncompensated intellectual property prior to her termination from company.

 
Internet Defamation & Unfair Competition

Secured largest defamation-related award in Nevada history on behalf of online business and executive who were victims of a competitor’s anonymous smears.

 
Internet Trade Secrets Disclosure & Anti-SLAPP

Won anti-SLAPP motion to dismiss on behalf of anonymous Internet poster alleged to have stolen and published defendant company’s financial trade secrets.

 
Internet Trademark Infringement

In trademark matter, negotiated turnover of infringing domain name and takedown of social media ads against Indian company accused of infringing client’s trademark.

 
Internet Trademark Infringement & False Advertising

Negotiated significant trademark, trade libel and false advertising settlement against national business ratings website for misleading reviews about online services client.

 
Social Media Marketing/Breach of Contract

Favorably settled high-profile breach of contract, trademark, hacking and other claims arising from advertising client’s alleged misuse of an international social networking website.

 
Software & Trade Secrets Theft

Negotiated highly favorable settlement, including enforceable non-compete, against contract developer who used client’s code and data to start a competing online services business.

 
Software & Trade Secrets Theft

Secured voluntary shutdown of competing online marketing company that had stolen and was using client’s proprietary back-end software and other confidential information.

 
Trade Secrets Theft and Disclosure

Won takedown order and emergency forensic discovery for international bank whose internal financial data was published online; discovery led to identification of thief.

 
Website Hacking & Trade Secrets Theft

Secured indictment against competing online services company’s executive in hacking and trade secrets investigation and litigation arising from unauthorized access of client’s website.

 

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