Representative Matters

  • Lead counsel for Toyota and Subaru in patent infringement action concerning RFID-based vehicle immobilization.  Rydex, Ltd. v. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. et al. (S.D. Texas Case No. 11-cv-00122; Federal Circuit Appeal Nos. 2013-1462, -1463) (Current Firm Client)
  • Lead counsel for Toyota in patent infringement action concerning event data recorder technology.  Hagenbuch v. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (N.D. Illinois Case No. 1:13-cv-06713) (Current Firm Client)
  • Lead counsel for Toyota and the Regents of the University of Minnesota in declaratory judgment actions concerning bioactive compositions, UV-stabilized protein-polymer compositions, and polymeric coatings.  Reactive Surfaces LTD LLP v. Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.. (W.D. Texas Case No. 1:13-cv-01098) Reactive Surfaces LTD LLP v. Toyota Motor Corp. (W.D. Texas Case No. 1:14-cv-01009) (Current Firm Clients) 
  • Representing Valeo in multiple patent infringement actions regarding windshield wiper blade technology.  Federal-Mogul Corp. et al. v. Valeo, Inc. et al. (E.D. Mich. Case No. 2:13-cv-11627); Valeo, Inc. et al. v. Federal-Mogul Corp. et al. (E.D. Mich. Case No. 2:13-cv-14393); Certain Windshield Wipers and Components Thereof (ITC Investigation Nos. 337-TA-928 and 337-TA-937) (Current Firm Client)
  • Representing LG Display Co., Ltd. in patent infringement action regarding certain display technology. Industrial Technology Research Institute v. LG Electronics, Inc. et al. (S.D. California Case No. 3:13-cv-2016) (Current Firm Client)

Other representative matters include:

  • Represented international manufacturer of pneumatic devices in Section 337 proceeding involving connectors used in pneumatic devices.
  • Represented domestic mobile telephone company in Section 337 proceeding involving mobile electronic devices.
  • Represented leading steel manufacturer in district court action involving steel production.
  • Represented international manufacturer of silicon microphones in Section 337 proceeding involving silicon microphone packages.
  • Represented a domestic sporting goods technology company in multiple patent infringement actions in various district courts and the Federal Circuit concerning GPS-based golf rangefinders. 
  • Represented major international automobile manufacturer in multiple patent infringement actions in various district courts and the Federal Circuit concerning automatic transmission and hybrid electric vehicle technologies.
  • Represented international manufacturer of video conferencing technology in various district court actions involving video coding technology.
  • Represented international medical device maker in various district court actions involving medical device technologies.
  • Represented leading global manufacturer of gas turbine engines in various district courts concerning gas turbine engine technology for use in airplanes and marine vessels.
  • Represented major international manufacturer of microlithography products in a Section 337 proceeding concerning microlithography-related technologies.