Konami Digital Entertainment v. The Upper Deck Company, et al.
(C.D. Cal.) Won a preliminary injunction and summary judgment as to liability for plaintiff Konami Digital Entertainment Inc. against the Upper Deck Company in action based on the counterfeiting of Konami’s popular trading card game. Action settled during damages phase, following opening statements at trial. (2009-10)
Palomar Medical v. Candela Corporation
(D. of Mass.). Won summary judgment for Candela Corporation on 11 of 12 claims asserted by Palomar in this patent infringement suit involving laser hair removal devices. The summary judgment ruling knocked out over half of the damages at issue and led to a favorable settlement of this case and another patent case brought by Palomar against Syneron Inc. involving the same patents. (2010-11)
Altera Corporation v. Xilinx, Inc.; Xilinx Inc. v. Altera Corporation
(N.D. Cal. and USITC). Successfully defended Altera Corporation in patent infringement litigation with Xilinx, Inc., its major competitor in the programmable logic device industry. In this federal action, the United States Court for the Northern District of California granted Judgment as a Matter of Law to Altera following a six-week jury trial. The firm then represented Altera in a trial at the International Trade Commission on a patent infringement complaint brought by Xilinx. The district court granted Judgment to Altera, and a favorable settlement was reached before a post-trial decision was rendered by the Judge in the ITC action. (2001)
Angeion Corporation v. Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.
(D. of Minn.). Prevailed on summary judgment on behalf of Angeion Corporation in patent infringement case involving implantable defibrillator technology. Subsequently obtained $35-million settlement. (2000)
Kling v. Hallmark Cards, Inc.
(Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals). Won appeal of copyright infringement case brought by widow of Woody Kling relating to the Robotman and Rainbow Bright animated television shows. (2003)
EPOS Technologies, Ltd. v. Pegasus Technologies, Ltd.
(District of Columbia). Obtained summary judgment in favor of EPOS on all six patents-in-suit in declaratory relief action relating to ultrasound digital pen technology.
Lumenis v. Syneron
(C.D. Cal.). Obtained a favorable settlement representing Syneron in patent litigation involving the company\'s proprietary ELOS technology used in non-invasive medical aesthetic devices. (2004)
Thermage, Inc. v. Syneron Medical, Ltd.
(Northern District of California). Obtained a favorable settlement after having defeated a preliminary injunction motion in patent action seeking to prevent Syneron from selling radio-frequency-based wrinkle reduction devices in the U.S. and brought patent counterclaims on behalf of Syneron.