Representative Matters

  • Lead counsel for Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd., Aisin Holdings of America, Inc., Aisin Technical Center of America, Inc., and Aisin World Corp. of America in Section 337 investigation at the U.S. International Trade Commission, Certain Thermoplastic-Encapsulated Electric Motors, Components Thereof, and Products and Vehicles Containing Same (ITC Investigation No. 337-TA-1052) (Current Firm Clients)
  • Lead counsel for Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd., Aisin Holdings of America, Inc., Aisin Technical Center of America, Inc., and Aisin World Corp. of America in patent infringement action. Intellectual Ventures II LLC v. Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. et al. (Del. Case No. 1:17-CV-00295-LPS-CJB) (Current Firm Clients)
  • Counsel for Ajinomoto Co., Ltd., Ajinomoto Animal Nutrition Group, Inc., Ajinomoto North America, Inc., Ajinomoto Heartland, Inc., and Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc. in patent infringement action. Kyowa Hakko Bio, Co., Ltd. et al v. Ajinomoto Co., Ltd. et al. (Del. Case No. 1:17-cv-00313-VAC-SRF) (Current Firm Clients)
  • Lead counsel for Grupo Petrotemex, S.A. de C.V. and DAK Americas LLC in patent infringement action concerning crystallization of polyethylene terephthalate. Grupo Petrotemex, S.A. de C.V. and DAK Americas LLC v. Polymetrix AG (Minn. Case No. 16-cv-02401 SRN-HB) (Current Firm Client)
  • Lead counsel for Command Web Offset Company, Inc., Sandy Alexander, Inc., Specialty Promotions, Inc., and Worzalla Publishing Company in Multi-District patent infringement litigation concerning patents relating generally to methods for receiving customer files, using a computer network to perform various prepress functions, and creating a PDF file. In re CTP Innovations, LLC Patent Litigation Actions (MDL Case No. 14-md-02581-MJG) (Current Firm Clients)
  • Counsel for Plastic Omnium Advanced Innovation and Research in patent infringement action regarding automotive fuel tank assemblies. Plastic Omnium Advanced Innovation and Research v. Donghee America, Inc. et al. (Del. Case No. 1-16-cv-00187)
  • 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 Clients)
  • 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) 
  • Represented 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)
  • Represented 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.