Ashleigh Landis focuses her practice on a broad range of complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on false advertising, unfair competition, computer fraud claims, breach of contract, and patent litigation.
Ms. Landis has a wealth of litigation experience, including successfully drafting and arguing case-dispositive motions in both Federal and State forums and obtaining international discovery. In addition to her general complex commercial litigation experience, Ms. Landis also has extensive experience in patent litigation cases involving a broad range of technologies, including DVD and Blu-ray authoring, H.264/MPEG-4 video compression standard, electronic cigarettes, graphical user interfaces, smartphones, digital watermarking, and medical devices. Ms. Landis has considerable experience efficiently managing day-to-day strategy and coordination in complex cases from inception to mediation and trial. Ms. Landis has been a member of two trial teams, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in bench and jury trials.
Ms. Landis, active in the firm’s pro bono practice, has dedicated a significant amount of her pro bono time to protecting vulnerable immigrants. She has submitted multiple amicus curiae briefs to the California Supreme Court resulting in writs permitting unaccompanied minors to obtain Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) immigration relief. Ms. Landis has also represented immigrant victims of employment violations and human trafficking from inception of civil litigation through favorable settlement. Ms. Landis is a recipient of the State Bar of California’s Wiley W. Manuel Award for public service. She is a member of the Family Violence Appellate Project’s New Leadership Council.
During law school, Ms. Landis worked at Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. in the corporate legal and litigation departments, where she received the Mark Miller Scholarship for exceptional legal ability and dedication. Ms. Landis received her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where she was notes editor of the Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, as well as a Harlan Fiske Stone scholar. Ms. Landis graduated cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she received her B.A. in sociology and was elected to the Golden Key International Honor Society.
Blue Spike LLC v. Verance Corporation, et al. (Eastern District of Texas). Represented Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation in patent infringement suit involving digital watermarking technology.
Max Blu Technologies, LLC v. CBS Films, Inc. (Eastern District of Texas). Represented CBS Films in patent infringement suit involving Blu-ray disc replication process.
Max Blu Technologies, LLC v. Anchor Bay Entertainment, LLC et al. (Eastern District of Texas). Represented entertainment companies in patent infringement suit involving Blu-ray disc replication process.
Max Blu Technologies, LLC v. Netflix, Inc. (Eastern District of Texas) (pending in C.D. Cal. following transfer). Represented Netflix in patent infringement suit involving Blu-ray disc replication process.
Max Blu Technologies, LLC v. Cinedigm Corp. (Eastern District of Texas). Represented Cinedigm in patent infringement suit involving Blu-ray disc replication process.
FastVDO (District of Delaware). Represented nine media and entertainment companies in patent infringement suits involving H.264/MPEG-4 video compression standard.
Patent Harbor v. Fox, et al. (Eastern District of Texas). Represented seven media and entertainment companies in patent infringement suit involving DVD and Blu-ray authoring technologies, and obtained favorable settlements.
Medline Industries, Inc. v. C. R. Bard, Inc. (Northern District of Illinois). Representing C. R. Bard in patent litigation suit concerning multiple patents related to urinary catheter trays.
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