Success Stories

Significant Trial Results:

  • Following a three-week jury trial in San Diego Superior Court, we obtained a seven-figure jury verdict in favor of our client for severance damages in an eminent domain case
  • Following a week-long bench trial in San Diego Superior Court, we obtained a five-figure judgment for our client in a breach of an expert witness services contract
  • Following a two-week jury trial in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, the Firm obtained a jury verdict for its client, a Chinese medical device manufacturer, on breach of contract and breach of warranty claims against it.
  • We obtained a seven-figure trial decision for plaintiff in copyright infringement action following six-week trial in federal court in San Diego and substantial attorneys’ fee award by post-trial motion
  • We represented the plaintiff in a negligence action in Riverside Superior Court against a bank arising out of the bank’s cashing of forged checks; we obtained a six-figure jury verdict for damages following four-week jury trial and a substantial attorneys’ fee award by post-trial motion
  • Following a three-week jury trial in San Diego Superior Court, we obtained a six-figure jury verdict in favor of our client, who sought damages for breach of employment severance contract; we obtained a jury verdict in favor of our client on the opposing party’s claims for fraud and breach of fiduciary duty and a substantial attorneys’ fee award by post- trial motion
  • We represented the defendant in a breach of contract and fraud case involving sale of stock of business; we obtained a favorable jury verdict following a two-week jury trial in state court in Kentucky
  • We obtained a favorable trial decision in a federal court trial in San Diego of claims by a franchisor against our client, the former franchisee, following the expiration of the franchise
  • We obtained a complete defense decision in favor of our client following a two-week trial in a partnership dispute and business tort case in San Diego Superior Court brought by one of our client’s disgruntled employees who claimed he was a partner of our client
  • We obtained complete victory in a two-week arbitration proceeding in Seattle on behalf of our client against a patent owner who was attempting to cancel our client’s license

Significant Intellectual Property Matters:

  • The Firm successfully prosecuted a motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction and venue and obtained dismissal of a trademark infringement action against a client headquartered in Houston, Texas
  • We negotiated a favorable settlement for our client, a rock band promoter, which allowed our client to retain trademark rights to a famous band name
  • We obtained a complete victory by summary judgment for our client dismissing plaintiff’s entire case in a major trademark infringement litigation matter in federal court in San Diego where the plaintiff sought tens of millions of dollars in damages
  • We defeated TRO and preliminary injunction motions in a lawsuit in federal court in San Diego over trademark rights to website content and domain names
  • We obtained favorable settlement for client who sued for infringement of his copyrights in research reports
  • We negotiated a substantial settlement for a real estate concern in a patent and antitrust action
  • We represented the creator of educational materials in the coaching field in a federal court copyright infringement and business tort case and obtained a favorable settlement for our client
  • We obtained injunctive relief and a large attorney fee award for our client in a trademark infringement action
  • We obtained a favorable settlement for our client, who had appealed an adverse TTAB decision regarding right to use a nutritional products trademark
  • We have obtained trademark registrations and maintain trademark registration portfolios for multiple clients in a wide variety of industry segments

Significant Business Law & Litigation Matters:

  • The Firm was able to negotiate a highly favorable settlement for its client on various business torts claims in parallel cases pending in San Diego Superior Court and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California.
  • The Firm obtained dismissal of breach of promissory note claims in a case pending in San Diego Superior Court.
  • We obtained summary judgment for our client in an action brought in federal court in Saint Louis by his former employer by which the former employer sought to enforce a non-competition agreement and obtain money damages for alleged breach of the non-competition agreement
  • We obtained dismissal of a multi-million dollar antitrust and unfair business practices case against our client, a household furnishing manufacturer, in New Jersey state court
  • We negotiated a favorable settlement for our clients, an elderly couple, who had been sued in San Diego Superior Court as a result of failed real estate development deals
  • We obtained substantial settlements for our client, a real estate agent, in a commission dispute with a real estate brokerage, a property developer and an insurance carrier
  • We negotiated a substantial settlement for a psychologist whose office manager had embezzled over $100,000 in business and personal funds
  • We negotiated a favorable settlement of Proposition 65 claim against our client in Marin County Superior Court
  • We negotiated a substantial settlement for our client who sued for breach of a technology development contract
  • We defeated claims for breach of warranty and unfair business practices against our client, a household furnishings manufacturer
  • We obtained dismissal of claim for professional negligence against our client, an accounting expert witness
  • We negotiated a favorable settlement for our client against her ex-husband arising from multiple ocean-front real estate development projects
  • We defeated attempts by disgruntled shareholders to impose a receiver and provisional director on our corporate client
  • We obtained a substantial monetary settlement for our client in a civil RICO action in federal court in San Diego arising from government contracting fraud