Counsel for Virtual Radiologic Corporation and Nighthawk Radiology Services in Virtual Radiologic Corp. v. Tandem, an action for patent infringement, copyright infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, and interference with contract in the District Court for the District of Arizona. We obtained injunctions in favor of our client on September 19, 2014, including a finding of patent infringement. The case involved our clients’ teleradiology technology and confidential business information. The action is civil action number 2:13-cv-01705.
Defense counsel to Tornier, Inc., in Nuvana Medical Innovations LLC v. Tornier, Inc., a patent infringement action filed in the Federal District Court in Delaware concerning the Aequalis Intermedullary Nail used for shoulder fractures. The action was resolved on confidential terms prior to significant litigation.
Counsel to a Requestor in an action naming the University of Texas at Austin under the Texas Public Information Act seeking disclosure of public records. Following several discovery motions and the depositions of records custodians, the matter was resolved by production of the requested records to our client.
Represented Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. in Hatch-Waxman patent litigation venued in the Northern District of Illinois to bring the generic Bystolic® (nebivolol) to market. A favorable settlement was reached prior to filing motions for summary judgment.
Represented a patent owner in six inter partes review proceedings filed on three patents involving wireless communication device technology.
Represented a patent owner in defeating institution of a covered business method review involving wireless communication device and wireless transmission technology.
Represented a petitioner in successfully invalidating the challenged claims in an inter partes review proceeding involving lighted cable technology.
Represented one of the world leading hearing aid manufacturers in patent litigation in the Eastern District of Texas and the District of Minnesota. The case involved technology related to adjustable null placement. A favorable settlement was reached at a very early stage in the case.
Represented Best Buy in patent litigation in the Eastern District of Texas. The case involved two patents related to DVD player technology. A favorable settlement was reached prior to claim construction briefing.
Represented Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in patent litigation against Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) in the Western District of Wisconsin. The case involved three patents in the areas of graphics processing. The District Court granted summary judgment of non-infringement on all three patents. The summary judgment was also based on a license SGI granted to Microsoft. The case was appealed to the Federal Circuit. AMD sustained two-thirds of the non-infringement issues appealed. The case was remanded to the District Court for resolution of remaining issues as to 5 claims on one patent. The case resolved shortly before trial after 37 motions-in-limine were filed by AMD.
Obtained a non-infringement decision after a five day arbitration for a semiconductor manufacturing company, and received an attorney's fees award. (Prior to joining Robins Kaplan LLP).
Obtained a license agreement for an online poker company after a favorable Markman decision. (Prior to joining Robins Kaplan LLP)