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 a senior associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group, where his practice focuses on patent and commercial litigation. His cases have involved technologies such as virtualization, BIOS, computer-aided design, headphones, smartphones, file storage, and networking equipment. Mr. Wiener has been a member of seven trial teams, representing both plaintiffs and defendants, and presented witnesses at trial.

In addition to his intellectual property work, Mr. Wiener also maintains an active pro bono practice. He currently represents California school children in a landmark education case brought under the California Constitution that seeks to vindicate the rights of all students to access literacy, no matter their zip code.  In February 2014, he secured a favorable mid-trial settlement 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.

Ella T. v. State of California
(Los Angeles Superior Court). Representing school children and communicty organizations in Los Angeles and Stockton in a case brought under the California Constitution on behalf of California students who have been deprived of access to literacy and received schooling that is unequal to the schooling provided to other students in the State of California.


In re Certain Carburetors and Products Containing Such Carburetors
(337-TA-1123). Representing Respondent in an investigation related to small-engine carburetors.


Smartphone Litigation
(Northern District of California). Member of the team that successfully tried a high-profile smartphone case leading to a record-setting jury verdict of over $1 billion.


Phoenix Technologies, Ltd. v. VMware, Inc.
(Northern District of California). Won a jury verdict, clearing VMware of all claims in a copyright and breach of contract trial involving input/output software.


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.


Ella T. v. State of California
(Los Angeles Superior Court). Representing school children and communicty organizations in Los Angeles and Stockton in a case brought under the California Constitution on behalf of California students who have been deprived of access to literacy and received schooling that is unequal to the schooling provided to other students in the State of California.


In re Certain Carburetors and Products Containing Such Carburetors
(337-TA-1123). Representing Respondent in an investigation related to small-engine carburetors.


Smartphone Litigation
(Northern District of California). Member of the team that successfully tried a high-profile smartphone case leading to a record-setting jury verdict of over $1 billion.


Phoenix Technologies, Ltd. v. VMware, Inc.
(Northern District of California). Won a jury verdict, clearing VMware of all claims in a copyright and breach of contract trial involving input/output software.


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.


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