Christopher J. Wiener

Christopher J. Wiener

Education

Boston University (B.A., 2008)
University of California, Hastings College of the Law (J.D., 2011)

Bar Admissions

California

Christopher Wiener is an attorney in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group, where his practice focuses on patent litigation. His cases have involved technologies such as optical character recognition, smartphones, email platforms, and networking equipment. Mr. Wiener has been a member of five trial teams and questioned witnesses at trial.

In addition to his intellectual property work, Mr. Wiener also maintains an active pro bono practice. In February 2014, he secured a favorable settlement, mid-trial, for a California inmate who sustained injuries due to the use of excessive force while incarcerated.

Mr. Wiener earned his J.D. summa cum laude from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, graduating third in a class of more than 400 students. While at Hastings, he was a senior articles editor for the Hastings Law Journal, received multiple Witkin awards for academic excellence, and was elected to the Order of the Coif.

Smartphone Litigation
(Northern District of California). Member of team that successfully tried a high-profile smartphone case leading to a record-setting jury verdict of over $1 billion.
Good Technology Corp. v. AirWatch LLC
(Northern District of California). Represented AirWatch in a multi-patent infringement suit brought by a competitor alleging infringement by AirWatch’s mobile device management software, achieving a favorable settlement for AirWatch.
Data Speed Technology LLC v. VMware, Inc.
(District of Delaware). After every other defendant settled or was dismissed, convinced plaintiff to walk away and dismiss case against client VMware with prejudice.
UbiComm LLC v. VMware, Inc.
(District of Delaware). Representing VMware in a patent infringement lawsuit asserting patents directed to technologies for triggering computer “events” based on contextual information, such as the user’s location.
Unified Messaging Solutions v. VMware, Inc.
(Northern District of Illinois). Represented VMware in a patent infringement suit brought by a nonpracticing entity alleging infringement by VMware’s Zimbra webmail product, achieving a favorable settlement for VMware.
Smartphone Litigation
(Northern District of California). Member of team that successfully tried a high-profile smartphone case leading to a record-setting jury verdict of over $1 billion.
Good Technology Corp. v. AirWatch LLC
(Northern District of California). Represented AirWatch in a multi-patent infringement suit brought by a competitor alleging infringement by AirWatch’s mobile device management software, achieving a favorable settlement for AirWatch.
Data Speed Technology LLC v. VMware, Inc.
(District of Delaware). After every other defendant settled or was dismissed, convinced plaintiff to walk away and dismiss case against client VMware with prejudice.
UbiComm LLC v. VMware, Inc.
(District of Delaware). Representing VMware in a patent infringement lawsuit asserting patents directed to technologies for triggering computer “events” based on contextual information, such as the user’s location.
Unified Messaging Solutions v. VMware, Inc.
(Northern District of Illinois). Represented VMware in a patent infringement suit brought by a nonpracticing entity alleging infringement by VMware’s Zimbra webmail product, achieving a favorable settlement for VMware.

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