Diek O. Van Nort

Partner | San Francisco


(Northern District of California). Represented defendants in multi-patent case relating to semiconductor fabrication technology.

(Eastern District of Texas). Defended NetApp against patent infringement claims relating to data compression and deduplication functionality.

(Northern District of California). Defended AirWatch against assertions of four patents by a competitor. The case settled after expert discovery.

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

(District of Delaware). Defended NetApp against patent infringement claims related to Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks (RAID) technology.

(Northern District of California). Represented Altera in a declaratory judgment action regarding patent infringement claims against a wide range of technologies in the company’s field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs).

(Northern District of California). Member of team that successfully tried a high–profile smartphone case leading to a jury verdict of over $1 billion.

(District of Delaware). Represented Immersion in patent litigation involving haptics technology in mobile devices. A portion of the case 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.