Wendy J. Ray

Partner | Los Angeles
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(213) 892-5446

Experience

Representing Teradata against SAP in complex litigation alleging misappropriation of trade secrets under the DTSA and California Civil Code, copyright infringement, and antitrust violations. Matter is pending.

(Northern District of California). Successfully defended Uber against a far-reaching preliminary injunction motion. Obtained favorable settlement after four days of jury trial.

(International Trade Commission, 337–TA–918). Represented International Laser Group (ILG) against patent infringement claims brought by complainant Canon. The case settled on favorable terms, pursuant to which ILG may continue to sell its remanufactured toner cartridges in the United States.

Represented Raymarine respondents in ITC Section 337 investigation involving sonar systems. Case terminated based on favorable settlement.

Represented complainant Hitachi Metals, Ltd. in patent investigation involving rare–earth magnets. Case terminated based on favorable settlement.

Counsel for one or more defendants in multi-party software patent cases brought against makers and distributors of electronic entertainment products, including Princeton Digital Image Corp. v. Harmonix Music Systems, et al. (District of Delaware pending); McRO Inc. v. Namco Bandai, et al. (Central District of California pending); Impulse Technology, Ltd. v. Microsoft Corp., et al. (District of Delaware); Wildcat IP Holdings LLC v. 4Kids Entertainment, Inc., et al. (Eastern District of Texas); Walker Digital LLC v. 2K Games, et al. (District of Delaware); Impulse Technology, Ltd. v. Nintendo of America, Inc., et al. (Northern District of Ohio); and Software Restore Solutions, LLC v. Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., et al. (Northern District of Illinois).

(District of Delaware). Defended Nuance Communications in patent litigation involving software activation and anti-piracy measures. Obtained favorable settlement.

(Western District of Wisconsin). Represented Toshiba Corporation in a patent infringement action against several foreign manufacturers and U.S. distributors of recordable and rewritable DVDs. Won jury verdict of liability.

(Southern District of Florida). Defended Time Warner, Warner Bros., and New Line Cinema in a patent infringement action involving several aspects of DVD technology. Obtained favorable settlement.

(Southern District of California). Obtained favorable settlement on behalf of several media and entertainment companies in patent litigation involving video compression.

(Eastern District of Texas). Represented Mitsubishi in a patent infringement case involving heat sink assemblies in televisions. Obtained voluntary dismissal after winning favorable claim constructions.

(District of Massachusetts). Won summary judgment for Candela Corporation on 11 of 12 claims asserted by Palomar in a patent infringement suit involving laser hair removal devices. The summary judgment ruling knocked out over half of the damages at issue and led to a favorable settlement of this case and another patent case brought by Palomar against Syneron Inc. involving the same patents.

(Eastern District of Texas). Obtained judgment of non-infringement for Mitsubishi in patent litigation involving DLP televisions. Obtained Federal Circuit affirmance.

(Central District of California). Counseled plaintiff Konami Digital Entertainment in high-profile litigation against its former distributor, The Upper Deck Company, accused of counterfeiting Konami’s product. Won summary judgment of liability for trademark counterfeiting. Case settled during trial after defendant stipulated that its counterfeiting was done willfully and a permanent injunction was issued.

(Central District of California) Won summary judgment for communications provider PCCW Global in matter alleging that PCCW had violated the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

(Central District of California). Obtained favorable settlement for Veeco Instruments as plaintiff in patent litigation with Asylum Research Corporation, involving atomic force microscopes.