Patent Appeals

ION Geophysical Corp. v. WesternGeco L.L.C. – Nos. 2013–1527, 2014–1121, 2014–1526, 2014–1528 (Fed. Cir.)
Represented defendant ION in appeal regarding marine geophysical surveys. The Federal Circuit reversed nearly $100 Million in lost profits damages. Published at 2015 WL 4032980 (Fed. Cir. July 2, 2015). The Supreme Court vacated the reversal, and the case is currently pending back before the Federal Circuit.

Microsoft Corp. v. Lucent Technologies, Inc. – No. 07-CV-2000 H (S.D. Cal.)
Defended Microsoft in patent trial relating to MPEG-1, MPEG-2, and VC-1 video compression. Tried to jury verdict in February-April 2008. Jury found Lucent’s video compression patent invalid and not infringed. Case settled favorably on appeal.