In the Matter of Certain Color TV Receivers and Color Display Monitors and Components Thereof71 Federal Register 4611 (U.S.I.T.C. January 27, 2006) (settlement of enforcement action of five patents with licenses taken after trial) (co-lead counsel for complainant Thomson Licensing Inc.).
Dynacore Holdings Corp. v. U.S. Philips Corp., et al.363 F.3d 1263 (Fed. Cir. 2004) (affirmance of summary judgment of non-infringement regarding local area network technology) (lead counsel for defendant STMicroelectronics).
Broadcast Innovation, L.L.C. v. Hughes Electronics Corp., DirecTV, Inc., Thomson Multimedia Inc.240 F. Supp. 2d 1127 (D. Colo. 2003) (obtained Markman claim construction on smart-card encryption patent resulting in very favorable settlement for client-defendants) (co-lead counsel).
ACTV, Inc. v. The Walt Disney Company, ABC and ESPN204 F. Supp. 2d 691 (S.D.N.Y 2002) (obtained summary judgment of non-infringement for all client-defendants after Markman trial on three patents relating to convergence of Internet and TV); 204 F. Supp. 2d 650 (S.D.N.Y. 2002) (favorable claim construction after Markman trial) (co-lead counsel).
Exxon Research and Engineering Co. v. United States265 F.3d 1371 (Fed. Cir. 2001) (obtained favorable reversal from Court of Appeals, after which the Government settled on client-plaintiff's fundamental patents directed to petrochemical processes); 52 U.S.P.Q.2d 1359 (Fed. Cl. 1999) (successful resistance of discovery attempt by Government) (co-lead counsel).
Pirelli Cable Corp. v. Ciena Corp.988 F. Supp. 424 (D.Del. 1998) (Markman claim construction on fundamental photonics and fiber-optic communication-system patents, resulting in $30 million plus running-royalty settlement for client-plaintiff, very successfully ending complex litigation involving four district court suits and an ITC action) (lead counsel).
Golden Trade S.r.L. v. Lee Apparel Co., VF Corp.1995 WL 710822 (S.D.N.Y. December 1, 1995) (obtained partial summary judgment that plaintiff's patent on textile processing failed to meet written-description requirement of Patent Act, resulting in very favorable settlement for client-defendants) (lead counsel).
United Sweetener v. The NutraSweet Co.760 F. Supp. 400, 766 F. Supp. 212 (D. Del. 1991) (favorable rulings in attack on client's basic patent on NutraSweet sweetener, resulting in plaintiff abandoning declaratory-judgment action and staying out of the market until expiration of extended term of patent) (co-lead counsel).
Refac International Ltd. v. Lotus Development Corp. et al.15 U.S.P.Q.2d 1747 (S.D.N.Y. 1990) (dismissal of patent-infringement action against client and other defendants because of plaintiff's champerty in acquiring patent on spreadsheet software) (developed prevailing defense).
Stambler v. Diebold, Inc.11 U.S.P.Q.2d 1709 (E.D.N.Y. 1988), aff'd, 11 U.S.P.Q.2d 1715 (Fed. Cir. 1989) (obtained summary judgment of unenforceability of patent on use of encryption on ATM bank cards because of patentee's improper conduct on standards committee, which was affirmed by the Court of Appeals) (co-lead counsel).
Refac International Ltd. v. IBM Corp. et al.689 F. Supp. 422 (D.N.J. 1988) (obtained summary judgment of invalidity of patent on digital encryption because of patentee's failure to provide an adequate written description); 11 U.S.P.Q.2d 1476 (D.N.J. 1989) (obtained attorney fees award in favor of clients) (co-lead counsel).
Hemstreet v. Burroughs Corp.666 F. Supp. 1096 (N.D.Ill. 1987) (patent on optical character recognition held unenforceable on summary judgment because of inequitable conduct, resulting in very favorable settlement for client-defendant after reversal on appeal) (co-lead counsel).
A.B. Dick Co. v. Burroughs Corp.230 U.S.P.Q. 849 (Fed. Cir. 1986) (landmark decision affirming unenforceability of basic patent on ink-jet printers because of inventor's inequitable conduct) (co-lead counsel).
Special Issues Relating to Third Party Liability (New York, September 25, 2002) Faculty, Practicing Law Institute, Trade Secrets 2002: How to Protect Confidential Business & Technical Information
A Dialogue With Hon. Q. Todd Dickinson, Director, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (New York, October 10, 2000) Moderator, Directors Roundtable Business School Council
Get Wired: Practising Law In the Internet Age (New York, October 07, 1999) Faculty, Bar CLE Program
Patent Awareness (New York, September 09, 1999) Speaker, News America, Inc.
A Litigator’s Guide to Preparing and Prosecuting Patent Applications (Williamsburg, VA, May 02, 1999) Faculty, Exxon Corporation Annual Patent Attorneys Meeting
IP Damages/Royalties (New York, April 19, 1999) Faculty, Licensing Executives Society, Technology Transfer 1999
Who Owns What? You Or The Person You Hire? (Bolton Landing, NY, October 16, 1998) Speaker, New York State Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Section Fall Meeting
Software Protection and Licensing (New York, May 11, 1998) Faculty, Licensing Executive Society
Intellectual Property Litigation in Technology Cases -- Trial Advocacy Institute (Boston, December 01, 1994) Faculty, Prentice Hall Law & Business
Defense Strategies for Addressing Patent Infringement Claims (Tokyo, May 16, 1994) Principal Speaker; Japan Machinery Exporters’ Association, Japan Auto Parts Industries Association, Electronic Industries Association of Japan, Japan Machine Tool Builders’ Association, Japan Electronic Industry Development Association, Japan Business Machine Makers Association
Intellectual Property Litigation in Technology Cases - Trial Advocacy Institute (New York, November 01, 1993) Faculty, Prentice Hall Law & Business
The Law and Management of Intellectual Property (New York, January 01, 1993) Course Director and Principal Faculty Member, American Management Association, 1993-1995
Critical Issues in Patent Litigation. (San Francisco, New York, October 01, 1991) Seminar Co-Chair and Speaker, Prentice Hall Law & Business
The Strategies of U.S. Enterprise on Intellectual Property (Taipei, Republic of China, June 01, 1989) Guest Speaker, Institute for Information Industry
Intellectual Property and High Technology in the United States (Tokyo, June 01, 1989) Guest Speaker, Japanese Law Seminar
Intellectual Property and High Technology in the United States (Osaka, Japan, May 01, 1989) Guest Speaker, Kyoto Comparative Law Center
Current Issues in Patent Law (Monmouth, NJ, May 30, 1987) Funded Lecture Series, Intellectual Property Law Group
Legal Protection of Computer-Related Subject Matter (Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, May 01, 1986) Guest Speaker, Armed Forces Communications-Electronics Association
The Legal Protection of Computer Hardware and Software (New York, December 01, 1981) Visiting Lecturer, Montclair State College, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science