Bita Rahebi

Bita Rahebi

Education

University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 1996)
University of California, Los Angeles (J.D., 2000)

Bar Admissions

California

Clients turn to Ms. Rahebi for her proactive approach and strategic direction in leading complex, high-stakes litigation matters, with a particular focus on intellectual property litigation. She has litigated a wide range of high-technology matters involving semiconductors, software, consumer electronics, and medical devices for U.S. and non-U.S.-based clients in U.S. District Courts and before the International Trade Commission.

Ms. Rahebi is a trial-experienced litigator. She has led clients through pre-filing investigations, Markman hearings, summary judgments, trials, and appeals with successful results. In addition to her litigation practice, she advises clients on strategic transactional issues and negotiates on behalf of clients in patent licensing discussions. Ms. Rahebi also tried criminal jury matters at the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office.

Ms. Rahebi is the past president of the Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association and she co-founded the organization’s Women in IP committee. She also serves as a Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representative. Ms. Rahebi has received numerous awards for her work and is recognized as one of the “Top Women Attorneys in Southern California.”

Earning her B.A. magna cum laude from the University of California, Berkeley, Ms. Rahebi was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She served as president and editor-in-chief of The Daily Californian. She received her J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she was an editor of the UCLA Law Review.

AirWatch, LLC v. Good Technology Corp.
(Northern District of Georgia; District of Delaware). Represented AirWatch in two patent infringement actions against Good and also defended AirWatch in a patent infringement action in D. Delaware.
Digital Empire v. Compal Electronics
(Southern District of California). Lead counsel defending original design manufacturer and three of its subsidiaries in patent infringement action; successfully obtained order for fees and costs under 35 U.S.C. § 285 (exceptional case).
eTool Development, Inc. v. National Semiconductor Corporation
(Eastern District of Texas). Representing Texas Instruments (formerly National Semiconductor) in a patent infringement lawsuit involving online configuration software. Prevailed on summary judgment on two separate non-infringement grounds. Successfully defeated motion for reconsideration.
Altera v. MOSAID
(Northern District of California). Represented Altera in declaratory judgment action relating to circuit technology. Assisted in early resolution of the case.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd. v. Toppoly Optoelectronics Corp.
(Central District of California). Achieved favorable settlement on behalf of TPO Displays Corporation and four other defendants in a patent infringement action brought by SEL. SEL claimed that TPO’s alleged infringement subsisted in its manufacture and direct and indirect sale of LCD products into the United States. Provided a vigorous defense against SEL’s claims, and the parties reached a settlement prior to trial.
Thermage, Inc. v. Syneron Medical, Ltd.
(Northern District of California). Defended Syneron Medical Ltd. in patent litigation brought by Thermage, Inc. Defeated a preliminary injunction motion brought by Thermage on multiple grounds, allowing our client to continue selling its Polaris wrinkle treatment device in the United States and facilitating an early, favorable settlement of the case.
Cypress Semiconductor v. Altera Corporation
(Santa Clara Superior Court). Represented Altera Corporation in trade secrets litigation brought by Cypress Semiconductor. A favorable settlement was reached prior to trial.
AirWatch, LLC v. Good Technology Corp.
(Northern District of Georgia; District of Delaware). Represented AirWatch in two patent infringement actions against Good and also defended AirWatch in a patent infringement action in D. Delaware.
Digital Empire v. Compal Electronics
(Southern District of California). Lead counsel defending original design manufacturer and three of its subsidiaries in patent infringement action; successfully obtained order for fees and costs under 35 U.S.C. § 285 (exceptional case).
eTool Development, Inc. v. National Semiconductor Corporation
(Eastern District of Texas). Representing Texas Instruments (formerly National Semiconductor) in a patent infringement lawsuit involving online configuration software. Prevailed on summary judgment on two separate non-infringement grounds. Successfully defeated motion for reconsideration.
Altera v. MOSAID
(Northern District of California). Represented Altera in declaratory judgment action relating to circuit technology. Assisted in early resolution of the case.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd. v. Toppoly Optoelectronics Corp.
(Central District of California). Achieved favorable settlement on behalf of TPO Displays Corporation and four other defendants in a patent infringement action brought by SEL. SEL claimed that TPO’s alleged infringement subsisted in its manufacture and direct and indirect sale of LCD products into the United States. Provided a vigorous defense against SEL’s claims, and the parties reached a settlement prior to trial.
Thermage, Inc. v. Syneron Medical, Ltd.
(Northern District of California). Defended Syneron Medical Ltd. in patent litigation brought by Thermage, Inc. Defeated a preliminary injunction motion brought by Thermage on multiple grounds, allowing our client to continue selling its Polaris wrinkle treatment device in the United States and facilitating an early, favorable settlement of the case.
Cypress Semiconductor v. Altera Corporation
(Santa Clara Superior Court). Represented Altera Corporation in trade secrets litigation brought by Cypress Semiconductor. A favorable settlement was reached prior to trial.

Ms. Rahebi has been recognized as one of the “Top Women Attorneys in Southern California” by Los Angeles Magazine in 2015 and 2016 and by Thomson Reuters in 2013.

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