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Microlinc, L.L.C. v. Intel Lead counsel for Intel in patent infringement action involving PCI Express.
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MicroUnity Systems Engineering, Inc. v. Intel, et al.Lead counsel for Intel in patent infringement action involving microprocessor technology.
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TechSearch v. Intel Corp.Lead counsel for Intel in patent infringement action involving microprocessor technology in which plaintiff sought damages of $8.2 billion. (summary judgment entered for Intel), 286 F.3d 1360, 62 USPQ2d 1449 (Fed. Cir. 2002).
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Intel Corp. v. VIA TechnologiesLead appellate counsel for Intel in patent infringement action involving graphics technology. 176 F. Supp. 2d 991, 2003 WL 328281, C.A. Fed. (Cal.), 2003.
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Transmeta v. Intel Corp.Lead counsel representing Intel in a patent infringement suit.
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Spreadsheet Automation Corporation v. Microsoft CorporationLead counsel for Microsoft in patent infringement action involving software application technology.
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American Video Graphics v. Microsoft Corporation, et al.Lead counsel for Microsoft in patent infringement action involving videogame software and graphics technology.
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Antor Media Corporation v. Microsoft Corporation, et al.Lead counsel for Microsoft in patent infringement action involving digital music delivery technology.
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Computer Acceleration Corporation v. Microsoft CorporationLead counsel for Microsoft in patent infringement action involving computer software technology.
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i4i v. Microsoft CorporationLead counsel for Microsoft in patent infringement action involving computer software technology.
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VirnetX Inc. v. Microsoft CorporationLead counsel for Microsoft in patent infringement action involving computer software technology.
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Superspeed Software, Inc. v. Oracle CorporationLead counsel for Oracle in patent infringement action involving database technology.
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Timeline v. OracleLead counsel for Oracle in patent infringement action involving database technology.
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MangoSoft v. OracleLead counsel for Oracle in a multi-jurisdiction patent infringement action involving database technology; successfully obtained summary judgment of non-infringement.
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Apple Computer, Inc. v. Burst.com, Inc.Lead counsel for Apple in patent infringement action involving digital media player technology.
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Premier International Associates, LLC v. Apple Computer, Inc.Lead counsel for Apple in patent infringement action involving downloading and organizing audio works for playback through innovative use of play lists.
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Texas MP3 v. AppleLead counsel for Apple in patent infringement action involving MP3 technology.
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Telcordia v. Cisco SystemsCounsel for Microsoft in patent infringement action involving computer software technology.
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Datapoint v. Cisco SystemsLead counsel for Cisco in patent infringement action involving LAN technology. Summary judgment of non-infringement entered for defendant.
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Lucent Technologies v. Cisco SystemsLead counsel for Cisco in multi-jurisdictional patent infringement dispute with 22 patents involving network technology.
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Excel v. Cisco SystemsLead counsel for Cisco in action involving network technology.
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StorageTek v. Cisco SystemsLead counsel for Cisco. in patent infringement action involving networking technology. (non-infringement for Cisco). 329 F.3d 823 (Fed. Cir. 2003).
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Alcatel v. Cisco SystemsLead counsel for Cisco in multi-jurisdiction patent litigation involving network technology.
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Entercept Securities Technologies, Inc. v. Okena, Inc.Lead counsel for Cisco in patent litigation involving network technology.
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Netdate of Texas, L.L.C. v. Yahoo! Inc., et al.Lead counsel for Yahoo! in patent infringement action involving internet personals services.
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Rambus, Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.Lead counsel for Samsung Electronics in patent infringement action involving memory technologies.
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Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. v. Tessera Technologies, Inc.Lead counsel for Samsung in patent action involving small format packaging technology.
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Applera Corporation v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., et al.Lead counsel for Applera in patent infringement action involving PCR technology.
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Beckman Coulter, Inc. v. Applera CorporationLead counsel for Applera in patent infringement action involving capillary electrophoresis technology.
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Promega v. AppleraLead counsel for Applera in patent infringement action involving DNA sequencing and STR DNA typing technology. 
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Genetic Technologies Limited v. Applera CorporationLead counsel for Applera in patent infringement action involving DNA sequencing technology.
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Perkin-Elmer Applied Biosystems Division, Celera Genomics v. Amersham Pharmacia Biotech and Molecular DynamicsLead counsel for Celera Genomics and PE-ABD in five patent infringement actions involving DNA sequencing technology.
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PE Applied Biosystems v. Affymetrix Lead counsel for Applied Biosystems in patent infringement litigation involving five patents that cover DNA technology and the use of synthesized DNA.
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Perkin-Elmer Corporation v. MJ Research IncorporatedLead counsel for Applied Biosystems in patent infringement action involving PCR technology.
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MangoSoft v. eBayLead counsel for eBay and Skype in patent infringement action involving their popular internet communications software.
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CallWave, Inc. v. j2 Global Communications, Inc.Lead counsel for CallWave in a patent infringement action involving messaging and communications technology.
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Catch Curve, Inc. v. CallWave, Inc.Lead counsel for CallWave in a patent infringement action involving communications and messaging technologies.
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Nuance Communications, Inc. v. Voice Signal Technologies, Inc., et al.Lead counsel for Nuance in a patent infringement and trade secret action involving advanced speech recognition technology.
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Tessera, Inc. v. STATSChipPAC Ltd.Lead counsel for STATSChipPAC in a patent infringement action involving semiconductor packaging technology.
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Praxair, Inc. et al. v. ATMI, Inc., et al.Lead appellate counsel for ATMI in a patent infringement action involving semiconductor gas delivery technology.
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ATMI, Inc. v. Praxair, Inc.Lead appellate counsel for ATMI in a patent infringement action involving semiconductor gas delivery technology.
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Network Appliance, Inc. v. BlueArc CorporationLead appellate counsel for Network Appliance in patent infringement action involving data storage technology.
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Digeo, Inc. v. Musicmatch, Inc.Lead counsel for Musicmatch in patent infringement action involving electronic communication and storage of information.
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Network Appliance, Inc. v. BlueArc CorporationLead appellate counsel for Network Appliance in patent infringement action involving network file servers.
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Phillip M. Adams & Associates, L.L.C. v. Lenovo InternationalLead counsel in patent infringement action involving defective data destruction or corruption in computers.
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Lizy K. John v. Xilinx, Inc.Lead counsel for Xilinx in patent infringement action involving field programmable gate arrays.
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OpenTV, Inc. v. Liberate TechnologiesLead counsel for Liberate Technologies in patent infringement action involving digital interactive television middleware.
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Lexar Media, Inc. v. ToshibaLead counsel for Lexar in successful jury trial in Santa Clara, California state court over trade secret misappropriation and breach of fiduciary duty involving pioneering flash memory technology. The $465.4 million award with damages is the largest in that court's history and the third largest ever in a US intellectual property trial.
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UniRAM Technology, Inc. v. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, et al.Lead counsel for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company in patent infringement and trade secret action involving semiconductor processing technology.
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Boston Scientific Corporation, et al. v. Micrus CorporationLead counsel for Micrus in patent infringement action involving medical device technology.
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Dynacore Holdings Corporation and Dynacore Patent Litigation Trust, v. U.S. Philips Corporation363 F.3d 1263 (Fed. Cir. 2004), aff’d, 243 F. Supp. 2d (S.D.N.Y. 2003) (granting summary judgment for defendants).
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Applied Materials, Inc. v. Novellus SystemsLead trial counsel for Applied Materials in jury trial of patent infringement claims involving TEOS process technology. Obtained jury verdict for plaintiff on all issues, resulting in a settlement in which Novellus paid Applied $80 million, plus substantial additional compensation.
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Applied Materials, Inc. v. ASM International, N.V.Lead trial counsel for Applied Materials in trial of patent infringement claims involving radiant heating technology used in semiconductor manufacturing equipment and processes. 32 USPQ2d 1865 (N.D. Cal. April 26, 1994) (finding three patents valid and infringed), aff'd, 98 F.3d 1563 (Fed. Cir. 1996); 26 USPQ2d 1153 (N.D. Cal. 1993) (denying defendants' motion for summary judgment) (case subsequently settled for over $80 million).
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Biodex Corp. v. Loredan Biomedical, Inc., et al.Lead trial counsel for Loredan in jury trial involving medical device technology. Obtained verdict of non-infringement and invalidity. 946 F.2d 850 (Fed. Cir. 1991) (affirming judgment for defendants), cert. denied, 112 S.Ct. 2957 (1992).
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Baltimore Therapeutic Equipment Co. v. Loredan Biomedical, Inc.Lead trial counsel for Loredan in trial of patent infringement action involving medical device technology. 1993 WL 129781 (E.D. Cal. March 30, 1993) (judgment for defendants), aff'd, 30 USPQ2d 1672 (Fed. Cir. April 12, 1994); 1989 WL 85059 (D. Md. 1989) (transferring action). 
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Applied Materials, Inc. v. ASM International, N.V.Lead trial counsel for Applied Materials in two trials of patent infringement claims involving reduced pressure chemical vapor deposition reactors and processes used in the manufacture of semiconductor devices. 1995 WL 848951 (N.D. Cal. 1995) (finding two patents valid and infringed), aff'd, (Fed. Cir. 1996); 30 USPQ2d 1967 (N.D. Cal. April 19, 1994) (dismissing defendants' inequitable conduct defense and counterclaim). These actions resulted in ASM's payment of over $100 million to Applied Materials. 
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General Electric v. NintendoLead appeal counsel for General Electric in patent infringement action involving video technology. 179 F.3d 1350, 50 USPQ2d 1910 (Fed. Cir. 1999) (affirming in part and reversing in part).
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Lucent v. Micron TechnologyLead counsel for Micron in patent infringement action involving 25 patents relating to semiconductor and telecommunications technologies.
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Micron Technology v. RambusLead counsel for Micron in multi-jurisdiction patent action involving DRAM technology.
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Plasma Physics Corp. v. Micron TechnologyLead counsel for Micron in patent infringement action involving four patents relating to semiconductor technology. 
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Broadcom Corporation v. Agere Systems Inc.Lead counsel in multi-jurisdiction litigation involving 15 patents regarding networking, wireless and broadband technologies, and integrated circuit design.
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Immersion v. Sony Computer Entertainment AmericaLead counsel for Sony Computer Entertainment in patent infringement action involving haptics technology. 
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ACTV v. The Walt Disney CompanyLead appellate counsel for Disney in patent infringement action involving interactive television technology. 346 F.3d 1082 (Fed.Cir.2003).
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Commonwealth Biotechnologies v. Perkin-Elmer Biosystems DivisionLead counsel for Perkin-Elmer in patent infringement action involving DNA sequencing technology.
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Timeline v. Lawson SoftwareLead counsel for Lawson in patent infringement action involving database software.
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Timeline v. HyperionLead counsel for Hyperion in patent infringement action involving database software.
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Phone.com v. GeoworksLead counsel for Phone.com in patent infringement action involving WAP technology.
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Stambler v. OpenwaveLead counsel for Openwave in patent infringement action involving communications security technology.
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ASM America v. Applied Materials, Inc.Lead counsel for Applied Materials in litigation of patent infringement claims involving semiconductor manufacturing equipment and processes. 30 USPQ2d 1553 (D. Ariz. 1993) (granting defendant's motion to transfer venue); 43 USPQ2d 1381 (N.D. Cal. October 28, 1996); 1996 WL 263649 (N.D. Cal.) (granting defendant's motion for summary judgment of invalidity based on on-sale bar); 922 F. Supp. 1439 (N.D. Cal. 1996) (granting defendant's motion for summary judgment of invalidity based on best mode violation); 1995 WL 419747 (granting defendant's motion for summary judgment of non-infringement).
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Applied Materials, Inc. v. Moore Epitaxial, Inc.Lead counsel for Applied Materials in litigation of patent infringement and trade secret claims involving semiconductor manufacturing equipment and processes.
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Applied Materials, Inc. v. Varian Associates and Novellus SystemsLead counsel for Applied Materials in litigation of patent infringement claims involving physical vapor deposition technology. 
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Applied Materials, Inc. v. AG Associates, AST Electronik GmbHLead counsel for Applied Materials in patent infringement action involving rapid thermal processing technology.
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ASM v. GenusLead counsel for Genus in patent infringement action involving atomic layer deposition and CVD technology. Summary judgment of non-infringement granted for Genus on both ALD patents.
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International Business Machines v. InformixLead counsel for Informix in patent infringement action involving 24 patents on database technology.
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Cree, Inc. v. NichiaLead counsel for Cree in trade secret multi-patent, multi-jurisdiction dispute involving LED semiconductor technology. Summary judgment granted for Cree, dismissing trade secret claims.
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Trustees of Boston University and Cree Lighting Co. v. AXT, Inc.Lead counsel for Cree in patent infringement action involving LED semiconductor technology.
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Siege Industries, Inc. v. Clark ManufacturingLead trial counsel for Clark Manufacturing in jury trial of patent infringement and trade secret action involving computer control technology, resulting in favorable jury verdict for defendant.
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KLA Instruments v. Orbot InstrumentsLead counsel for Applied Materials in patent infringement action involving reticle inspection technology.
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KLA Instruments v. Therma-WaveLead counsel for Therma-Wave in two patent infringement actions involving thin film measurement technology.
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Semiconductor Packaging Materials Co. v. Sumitomo Metal Electronics Devices Inc.Lead counsel for Sumitomo in patent infringement action involving semiconductor packaging technology (dismissed, patent invalidated by re-examination proceeding).
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Novadigm, Inc. v. Marimba, Inc.Lead counsel for Marimba in two patent infringement actions involving software distribution and updating technology.
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Beck Systems v. MarimbaLead counsel for Marimba in patent infringement action involving software technology.
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Genesys v. Kana CommunicationsLead counsel for Kana in patent infringement action involving e-mail routing/management technology.
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Photonetics v. New FocusLead counsel for New Focus in patent infringement action involving network infrastructure technology.
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Lexar Media v. FujiLead counsel for Lexar in patent action involving flash memory technology. 
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Lexar Media v. ToshibaLead counsel for Lexar in trade secret action involving flash memory technology.
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Toshiba v. Lexar MediaLead counsel for Lexar in declaratory judgment action involving flash memory technology.
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Synopsys v. NassdaLead counsel for Nassda in patent infringement action involving software tools for integrated circuit testing and design. 
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ArthroCare v. Ethicon, et al.Lead counsel for ArthroCare in patent infringement action involving RF ablation technology.
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Digimarc v. VeranceLead counsel for defendant in patent infringement actions involving digital watermarking technology.
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VIVUS, Inc. v. KercsoLead counsel for Vivus in patent action involving drug delivery technology.
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Harvard Scientific v. VIVUS, Inc.Lead counsel for Vivus in patent action involving drug delivery technology. Action dismissed on defendant's motion.
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Mentor v. LySonix, et al.Lead counsel for LySonix in jury trial of patent infringement action involving medical device technology (judgment entered for defendants, reversed on appeal). 244 F.3d 1365.
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RITA Medical v. Radio TherapeuticsLead counsel for RITA Medical in patent infringement action involving minimally invasive ablation surgery technology.
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Boston Scientific v. RITA MedicalLead counsel for RITA Medical in multiple patent infringement actions involving minimally invasive ablation surgery technology.
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Cohesion Corporation v. FusionLead counsel for Cohesion in patent infringement action involving wound healing technology.
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Business Objects, S.A. v. Brio TechnologyLead counsel for Brio in patent infringement action involving database software technology.
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Arbor Software v. Planning Sciences International plcLead counsel for Arbor in patent litigation involving multidimensional database software technology.
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National Semiconductor Corp. v. MicrelLead counsel for National Semiconductor in patent infringement action involving semiconductor and semiconductor process technology. 
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Cypress Semiconductor v. PericomLead counsel for Pericom in patent litigation in ITC and District Court involving semiconductor technology.
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Millennium v. Compaq Computer Corp.Lead counsel for Compaq in patent infringement action involving scanner technology.
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General Signal Corp. v. Applied Materials, Inc.Lead counsel for Applied Materials in litigation of patent infringement claims involving cluster tool technology used in semiconductor manufacturing equipment and processes.
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Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. v. KamataniLead counsel for Matsushita Electric in declaratory judgment action involving DVD technology.
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Elk Industries v. Matsushita Electric Company of America, et al.Lead counsel for Matsushita Electric in patent infringement action involving voicemail technology.
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Dynacore v. Matsushita ElectricLead counsel for Matsushita Electric in patent infringement action involving network technology. Summary judgment of non-infringement granted for Matsushita.
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BEI Technologies, Inc. v. Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.Lead counsel for Matsushita Electric in patent infringement action involving sensor technology.
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Alliance Semiconductor v. Harris CorporationLead counsel for Alliance Semiconductor in patent infringement action involving SRAM technology.
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OKI America v. Telefonaktiebolaget LM EricssonLead counsel for Oki America in patent infringement action involving CDMA digital cellular technology.
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Quality Semiconductor, Inc. v. Pericom Semiconductor Corp.Lead counsel for Pericom Semiconductor in patent infringement action involving MOS technology.
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OKI Electric Industry Co., Ltd. v. LG SemiconductorLead counsel for Oki Electric in patent infringement action involving DRAM technology.
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Loral Fairchild Corp. v. Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd., et al.Lead counsel for Oki Electric in patent infringement action involving CCD semiconductor technology. E.g., 840 F. Supp. 211 (E.D.N.Y. 1994); 906 F. Supp. 798 (E.D.N.Y. 1995) (construing claims).
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Automated Business Companies v. OKIDATALead counsel for OKIDATA in patent infringement action involving facsimile technology.
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Hazani v. Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.Lead counsel for Oki Electric in Section 337 case before the International Trade Commission and related District Court litigation involving DRAM technology (patent found invalid and not infringed on summary determination). 126 F.3d 1473, 44 USPQ2d 1358 (Fed. Cir. 1997) (affirming judgment for defendants).
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Oki America, Inc. v. TsakanikasLead counsel for Oki America in declaratory judgment action involving allegations of infringement of patents relating to cellular and facsimile technology. E.g., 1993 WL 515860 (N.D. Cal. Dec. 6, 1993) (denying defendant's motion to dismiss).
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Electronic Speech Systems, Inc. v. Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd., Hattori Seiko, et al.Lead counsel for Oki Electric in patent infringement action involving digital voice synthesis technology.
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Wiener v. Oki Semiconductor, et al.Lead counsel for Oki Semiconductor in patent infringement action involving video ROM technology.
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Trimble Navigation v. Wireless Link Corp.Lead counsel for Wireless Link in patent infringement action involving cellular/GPS technology.
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Read-Rite Corp. v. TDK Corp.Lead counsel for Read-Rite in patent infringement action involving disk drive technology.
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Swan Magnetics v. Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.Lead counsel for Mitsumi Electric in trade secret action involving disk drive technology.
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Honeywell, Inc. v. Chinon Industries, Inc., et al.Lead counsel for Chinon in patent infringement action involving camera technology.
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Coinstar, Inc. v. CoinBank Automated Systems, Inc.Lead counsel for Coinstar in patent infringement action involving coin cleaning technology.
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Medical Dynamics v. InnerDyne MedicalLead counsel for InnerDyne in patent infringement action involving medical device technology.
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Japan Halon Co., Ltd. v. Great Lakes Chemical Corp.Lead counsel for Japan Halon in trade secret action involving specialty chemical products technology.
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Image Smith, Inc. v. Big Top ProductionsLead counsel for Image Smith in trade secret action involving multimedia technology.
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Aspect v. International CompuTexLead counsel for International CompuTex in trade secret action involving software technology.
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Refac International, Ltd. v. MasterCard International, et al.Lead counsel for MasterCard International in patent infringement action involving credit verification system. 758 F. Supp. 152 (S.D.N.Y. 1991) (entering summary judgment for defendant).
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E. & J. Gallo Winery v. Consorzio del Gallo NeroObtained summary judgment and an award of attorneys' fees for E. & J. Gallo in action for trademark infringement and dilution. 782 F. Supp. 457, 20 USPQ2d 1579 (N.D. Cal. 1991); 782 F. Supp. 472, 22 USPQ2d 1227 (N.D. Cal. 1992).
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Bibbero Systems, Inc. v. Colwell Systems, Inc.Obtained summary judgment for Colwell Systems in copyright infringement action. 731 F. Supp. 403 (N.D. Cal. 1988), aff'd, 893 F.2d 1104 (9th Cir. 1990).
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Waste Distillation Technology, Inc. v. Pan American ResourcesLead counsel for Pan American Resources in trade secret and patent infringement litigation involving waste-to-energy technology. 1990 WL 127544 (S.D.N.Y. 1990) (dismissing action).
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Balfour Mfg. Co. v. PM Ag ProductsLead counsel for PM Ag Products in patent infringement and false advertising action involving chemical patents.
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Professional Associations
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Publications
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Speaking Engagements
Intellectual Property/Antitrust: Strategic Choices, Evolving Standards, and Practical Solutions (San Francisco, June 14, 2007) American Bar Association Sections of Antitrust and Intellectual Property Law
Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age (Berkeley, CA, May 30, 2007) Federal Judicial Center
7th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute (San Jose, CA, November 30, 2006) The University of Texas at Austin School of Law
The Evolving Role of General Counsel (Santa Clara, CA, October 10, 2006) The Directors Roundtable and The National Law Journal
Intellectual Property Law in China (Beijing, September 08, 2006) CLE International
Workshop for U.S. Magistrate Judges II (New York, July 26, 2006) Federal Judicial Center
Patent Strategies: Hot Issues in Intellectual Property Law (New York, March 30, 2006) Legal IQ: A division of International Quality & Productivity Center
The 2006 PricewaterhouseCoopers Leadership Forum (Scottsdale, AZ, February 16, 2006) PricewaterhouseCoopers
Intellectual Property Law in China and Beyond (Shanghai, September 23, 2005)
Stanford Ecommerce Best Practices Conference, Stanford University (Stanford UniversityStanford, CA, June 23, 2005)
Patent Law Roundtable Discussion (San Francisco, February 09, 2005) Special topics for discussion include: the shifting ground of claim construction law; considering validity during claim construction; opinions of counsel in light of Knorr-Bremse; the doctrine of dedication to the public domain; and international infringement in light of Pellegrini
"2005 Ninth Circuit Midwinter Workshop," Federal Judicial Center (San Francisco, February 01, 2005)
United States District Court for the Northern District of California Patent Law Roundtable (Millbrae, CA, January 26, 2005)
"Understanding IP Assets," "Bankruptcy Treatment of IP Assets," Federal Judicial Center National Workshop for Bankruptcy Judges (Seattle, WA, August 10, 2004)
"Federal Circuit Decision Making," The Federal Circuit Bar Association Bench and Bar Conference (Colorado Springs, June 26, 2004)
"Convincing Jurors in Patent Cases: Experience from the Bench, Bar and Jury Research," ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law (Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 17, 2004)
"What Judges Hate About Patent Cases - How You Can Help," 4th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute, San Jose, California (December 4, 2003) (San Jose, CA, December 04, 2003)
"Claim Construction and Summary Judgment: Has Markman Delivered on its Promise?" Patent Litigation IV, The Sedona Conference (Sedona, AZ, November 07, 2003)
"Avoiding Liability While Doing Business in the US - Inside Tips from the Legal Experts," American Chamber of Commerce (Frankfurt, Germany, September 25, 2003)
"Can Jurors Understand Patents? How Courts Use Video and ‘Plain English’ Instructions," OPLA/WSPLA Joint Annual Conference, (September 19, 2003) (Glenedon Beach, Oregon, September 19, 2003)
"Claim Construction: Where Are We Now?" ALI-ABA (Boston, September 18, 2003)
Markman Hearings (Berkeley, CA, May 28, 2003)
"Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age," Federal Judicial Center (Berkeley, CA, May 28, 2003)
Intellectual Property Law Summit (New Jersey, May 02, 2003)
Markman and Festo: Where We Are and Where We're Going? (Santa Clara University School of Law Santa Clara, CA, March 18, 2003)
"Litigation Tips From the Experts," 13th Annual Computer Law Conference (Seattle, WA, December 01, 2002)
Training Program for Federal District Judges for the Federal Judicial Center on Markman Hearings. (San Francisco, CA, June 19, 2002)
"Lessons From the Litigation Wars," Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association. (Palo Alto, CA, April 24, 2002)
"Claim Construction: Timing, Process and Substance," Patent Roundtable by the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. (San Francisco, April 04, 2002)
4th Annual Intellectual Property Week, "Patent Claim Scope: Festo and Other Developments." (Santa Clara, CA, March 20, 2002)
"Patent Jury Trials," University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Patent Reform Conference. (Berkeley, CA, March 02, 2002)
The Digital Marketplace (Singapore, March 14, 2001) E-Commerce Patent Issues, Sponsored by Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Rajah & Tann.
E-Commerce Patent Issues, "The Digital Marketplace." Sponsored by Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Rajah & Tann. (Singapore, March 14, 2001)
"10 Dumb Patent Tricks: Everything You Need to Know to Stay Off the List," Intel Capital CEO Summit (San Francisco, CA, August 01, 2000)
"Advocacy in the Modern Trial," Irvine, California (January 1999) (Irvine, CA, January 01, 1999)
Jury Trials in Patent and Technology Litigation (Palo Alto, CA, November 01, 1998)
"The 11th Intellectual Property Institute for Corporate Counsel and The Online/Intellectual Property Law Workshop" (Co-Chairman), Corporate Counsel Institutes (San Francisco, CA, August 01, 1998)
"Mergers and Acquisitions Roundtable" (Moderator), SEMI 1998 Industry Strategy Symposium (Pebble Beach, CA, January 01, 1998)
"Intellectual Property: Sword, Shield and Umbrella," SEMI 1997 Industry Strategy Symposium (Pebble Beach, CA, January 01, 1997)
"International Intellectual Property" (Co-Chairman), American Conference Institute (New York, NY, October 01, 1996)
Advanced Intellectual Property Litigation Techniques," ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law (Washington DC , February 01, 1996)
"Intellectual Property Trends and Challenges Facing the Semiconductor Industry," SEMI 1996 Industry Strategy Symposium (Pebble Beach, CA, January 01, 1996)
"Patent Protection for Computer-Related Inventions," Sunnyvale Center for Innovation, Invention and Ideas (San Jose, CA, January 01, 1996)
"The New Software Patent Guidelines," Peninsula Intellectual Property Law Association (San Jose, CA, January 01, 1996)
"Protecting Patents in the US and Japan," Keizai Society (Santa Clara, CA, May 01, 1995)
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