Science Advisor on WNS Holdings LLC et al. v. Northwest Airlines Inc.: The firm defended Northwest Airlines, Inc. in a patent infringement suit relating to GPS and avionics technology. Specifically, Plaintiffs accused Northwest of infringing the patents through the alleged use of Automatic Dependant Surveillance, including ADS-B. After extensive discovery, a dismissal of the action was obtained, and the client secured the right to potentially recover its fees and costs in the event of any future litigation.
Sole Science Advisor on Ricoh v. Pitney Bowes
where the firm represented Pitney Bowes Inc. in a patent infringement defense case involving Pitney Bowes' mailing machines. The case was tried in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Trenton Division, with Judge Brown presiding. The jury returned a verdict of invalidity in favor of Pitney Bowes finding anticipation of all 18 asserted claims. In addition, during trial, the court entered summary judgment of anticipation of four additional claims. Jury decision affirmed in post-trial memorandum by the district court and summarily affirmed by the Federal Circuit.
Science Advisor for a case where the firm represented medical device manufacturer ev3, Inc. in patent litigation against Boston Scientific Corporation and Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc. involving multiple families of patents related to embolic protection technology. The patent claims and counterclaims settled before trial on a confidential basis.