Hector G. Gallegos

Partner | Los Angeles
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(213) 892-5255

Experience

(Central District of California). Secured jury verdicts on behalf of Nikon in two patent infringement trials involving digital camera technologies.

(District of Delaware). Represented PhishMe in patent litigation relating to network security technology against its direct competitor. Case terminated based on favorable settlement.

(Western District of Pennsylvania). Represented Toshiba defendants in patent infringement action involving hard disk drives. Case terminated based on favorable settlement.

(International Trade Commission, 337-TA-984). Represented Honda and Fujitsu Ten Respondents in patent-based ITC Section 337 investigation involving integrated circuits. Case terminated based on favorable settlement.

(ITC Investigation No. 337-TA-898). Led the firm’s patent litigation teams on behalf of Raymarine respondents in ITC Section 337 investigation involving sonar systems. Case terminated based on favorable settlement.

(International Trade Commission, 337-TA-850). Successfully defended Huawei Technologies through trial in a patent infringement case involving mobile imaging technology used in handsets, tablets, and other mobile devices. The Commission affirmed the determination of non-infringement.

(Central District of California, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit). Secured jury verdict in a software patent infringement trial against Microsoft Corporation. Judgment of infringement was affirmed by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

(Los Angeles County Superior Court). Won a favorable decision in a protracted trial involving software development and copyright ownership, brand value, executive compensation, and business valuation.

(Northern District of California, International Trade Commission, 337-TA-441). Successfully defended Altera Corporation in patent infringement trials in district court and the International Trade Commission involving programmable logic devices. The district court granted judgment to Altera, and a favorable settlement was reached before a post-trial decision was rendered by the judge in the ITC action.

(Southern District of Indiana, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit). Prevailed on summary judgment of patent non-infringement involving telephone billing systems.

(Northern District of California, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit). Prevailed on summary judgment of patent non-infringement involving interface circuits in multiprocessor systems. Affirmed by the Federal Circuit.

(District of Minnesota). Prevailed on summary judgment of patent infringement involving implantable defibrillator technology and subsequently obtained a $35 million settlement.