Obtained summary judgment and a permanent injunction against a computer company utilizing Apple’s copyrighted operating system software on non-Apple hardware based upon copyright infringement and violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The ruling resulted in a published opinion which affirmed liability for distributing copies of operating software and circumvention technology. The Ninth Circuit affirmed the permanent injunction and inapplicability of copyright misuse. Apple Computer Inc. v. Psystar Corporation, 673 F.Supp.2d 943 (N.D. Cal. 2009), 673 F.Supp.2d 931 (N.D. Cal. 2009), 586 F.Supp. 2d 1190 (N.D. Cal. 2008), aff’d in relevant part, 658 F.3d 1150 (9th Cir. 2011) (affirmed on infringement, remand regarding sealing of certain information), cert. denied 132 S. Ct. 2374 (May 14, 2012).

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Real estate transactional representation for national wind energy developer and lender
Represented national wind energy developer and lender in preparation and review of real estate transactional documents for wind farm projects. more
Patent prosecution and counseling for Lee Valley Tools Ltd.
Counseled Lee Valley Tools Ltd. and Veritas Tools, a leading woodworking and gardening tool developer, manufacturer and retailer, for more than more
Acquisition by pharmaceutical company
Represented pharmaceutical company before the Federal Trade Commission in connection with antitrust merger review.  Advised pharmaceutical company on more
Products completed operations hazard coverage for water intrusion damage caused by negligent installation of windows
The firm served as lead counsel in litigation seeking insurance coverage for losses incurred in repairing water intrusion damage to windows more