Case Results

  • Successful Judgment
    Anchorage v. M.P., Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
    Drafted the Amicus brief on behalf of the Council for Parent Attorneys and Advocates in this ground-breaking special education case. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals adopted Dan's reasoning in a published opinion that established that a school ...
  • Ground-Breaking Decision
    Apple v. Motorola
    Represented a leading smartphone maker in a patent infringement dispute in the Northern District of Illinois, briefing the motions that led to Judge Posner’s groundbreaking decision on patent damages. (N.D. Ill. 2012)
  • Successful Litigation
    Ariba v. Coupa and E-Lynxx v. Ariba
    Represented Ariba in these patent litigations in the Northern District of California and the Middle District of Pennsylvania, respectively. (2014 and 2013)
  • Successful Representation
    Carmel Unified School District v. A.D.
    Successfully represented a special education student threatened with placement in an isolated school for those with behavior problems. Obtained compensatory education and new services and assessments for the child while stopping the wrongful ...
  • Winning Litigation
    Certain Silicon Microphone Packages and Products Containing Same
    Represented Complainant Knowles Electronics in this ITC investigation involving its patents on MEMS microphones culminating in a 2-week trial in which Dan's client prevailed.USITC Inv. No. 337-TA-888 (2014)
  • Favorable Settlement
    Dicon v. Preciseley
    Represented a manufacturer of MEMS fiber optic components asserting its patent in the Northern District of California. Resulted in a favorable settlement for Dan's client. (2015)
  • Record-Setting Litigation
    DownUnder Wireless LLC v. Samsung Elec. Co. et al.
    Represented Samsung in this patent litigation involving wireless communication devices. Drafted the winning summary judgment dismissing all claims in favor of Samsung. (E.D. Tex. 2012)
  • Favorable Settlement
    Driver v. Rumba Room and Consolidated Cases
    Successfully represented the owner of a mall located in Anaheim, California in a collection of related lawsuits involving claims of construction defects, breaches of contract, fraud, and numerous other claims between fifteen parties represented by ...
  • Winning Litigation
    EveryMD v. Goldman Sachs et al.
    Represented Goldman Sachs and a global financial institution in patent litigations involving web pages, obtaining dismissal before commencement of discovery; Codefendants included a number of Republican candidates for president including Mitt Romney. ...
  • High Stakes Litigation
    FastVDO v. Microsoft and 511 Innovations v. Microsoft
    Represented Microsoft defending these two patent lawsuits in the Eastern District of Texas, the first involving wireless phone voice codecs and the second involving optical sensors. (2015)
  • High Tech Litigation
    Finisar Corporation v. Source Photonics, Inc. et al.
    Represented Source Photonics in this patent lawsuit involving fiber optic components used in telecommunication systems and data communication networks. (N.D. Cal. 2010)
  • Successful Litigation
    In re Certain Wireless Devices with 3G Capabilities, Inv.
    Represented Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. in a proceeding brought by Inter Digital against Huawei, LG, Nokia and ZTE, seeking to preclude importation of cell phones, datapads, and other 3G devices into the US. Cross-examination of the complainant’s ...
  • Effective Patent Ownership & Licensing Advice
    Patent Ownership and Licensing Advice
    Counseled a major software publisher regarding options for corporate restructuring and mergers with respect to patent and copyright licensing and ownership. Has counseled small businesses and startups regarding ownership and consolidation of IP and ...
  • Successful Litigation
    Saxon Innovations Corp. v. Nokia, et al.
    Represented Samsung in this patent infringement case involving electronic circuitry. Successfully obtained dismissal of one asserted patent on summary judgment and the removal of another patent from contention. (E.D. Tex. 2009)
  • Successful Class Action Litigation
    Valentine et al. v. Nebuad, Inc. et al.
    Represented defendant Cable One against privacy-related claims in this class action. Prevailed on a motion to dismiss the claims against Cable One. (N.D. Cal. 2009)
  • Successful Breach of Contract/Trade Secret Rep.
    Verasonics v. Alpinion
    Successfully represented a manufacturer of ultrasound research systems asserting claims for trade secret misappropriation and breach of contract in an international arbitration leading to a nationwide ban on the opponent's devices in the United ...
  • Successful Litigation
    Westwood Center v. Waterproofing Professionals
    Successfully represented the owner of multiple shopping centers in the Los Angeles area in an arbitration against a contractor who applied faulty waterproofing to the shopping center's parking garage, obtaining a full award of damages plus attorneys' ...
  • Winning Litigation
    Weyer et al. v. MySpace et al. (C.D. Cal.)
    Represented MySpace in patent litigations involving web pages, obtaining dismissal before commencement of discovery. (C.D. Cal. 2011 and 2012)