Copyrights

We have specialized experience litigating and providing counseling on copyright matters.  We work with a range of clients, from startups to the leading technology companies in the world, on copyright matters that run the gamut from a quick phone call to talk through a product design question, to developing a commercial strategy for compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, to litigating infringement cases in Federal Court.

Our representative copyright matters include:

  • Actian Corporation v. ElectrifAi, LLC (San Francisco, Northern District of California, filed July 2020).  Represent plaintiff in a breach of contract, trade secret misappropriation, and copyright infringement action involving database software.
  • Dale Tiffany v. Meyda Stained Glass, LLC (Los Angeles, Central District of California, filed January 2017). Represented defendant in copyright infringement action involving design of lighting products.
  • DosSantos v. Wonderful Merchandise Group (Los Angeles, Central District of California, filed July 2016). Represented defendant in copyright infringement action involving photography for advertising.
  • Infogroup, Inc. v. Gupta et al. (Omaha, District of Nebraska, filed February 2014).  Represented plaintiff in a copyright infringement action involving database software, ultimately resulting in a $50 million judgment against the defendant.*
  • Adobe Systems Incorporated v. Applian Tech., Inc. (San Francisco, Northern District of California, filed January 2009).  Represented plaintiff in a copyright infringement action involving streaming video and audio distribution software.*
  • Veritas Operating Corp. v. Microsoft Corp. (Seattle, District of Washington, filed May 2006).  Represented plaintiff in a trade secret misappropriation, patent and copyright infringement action involving data storage software.

* Matter handled at a prior firm.