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Bryan Wilson

Partner | Palo Alto


(Southern District of California). Represented the National Institute of Aviation Research at Wichita State University (NIAR) in a trade secret case related to programs for converting passenger jets from passenger use to cargo use. After a year of litigation the plaintiffs dismissed the case, with prejudice, without any concessions or payment by NIAR.

(JAMS Arbitration). Won arbitration award finding that products infringe Japanese patents, applying Japanese patent law. The award was confirmed by the Northern District of California (denying Sony’s motion to vacate) and is currently on appeal.

(International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration). Representing Immersion in breach of contract action.

(Central District of California). Representing Yuneec in patent infringement action filed by DJI.

(Santa Clara County Superior Court). Won a $36.3 million victory for Hansen Medical in 2009. After a four-week trial involving medical robotics, a jury found that the defendant had willfully misappropriated trade secrets and breached two contracts.

(Northern District of California). Represented Applied Biosystems (AB) in patent infringement action involving DNA sequencing techniques. Won summary judgment of non-infringement on one claim, and verdicts of invalidity or noninfringement on the remaining claims after three week jury trial.

(San Mateo County Superior Court). Defended KMSL in several week long bench trial of trade secrets and breach of contract claims involving document authentication software. The court rejected the breach of contract claim, and awarded $1 million in trade secrets damages despite demand for $1 billion in damages at trial.

(Delaware Chancery Court). Obtained bench trial verdict for Immunomedics on breach of contract claims; also obtained attorneys’ fees.

(District of Massachusetts). Defended patent infringement claims in jury trial involving semiconductor manufacturing processes. Jury found one patent to be invalid for lack of enablement and awarded small fraction of damages sought on second patent-in-suit.

(ITC, District of Delaware and Federal Circuit). Represented Immersion in patent litigation involving haptics technology in mobile devices. A portion of the case was settled on favorable terms in the trial court, and the remaining portion of the case was resolved in Immersion's favor on appeal to the Federal Circuit.

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