Throughout its history, Nixon & Vanderhye has been at the forefront of providing clients with strategic litigation services, including enforcing our clients’ intellectual property rights, as well as protecting clients who have been unjustly accused of infringement. Nixon & Vanderhye has consistently achieved litigation success for its clients in a variety of forums, including jury trials, bench trials, ITC proceedings and appellate proceedings. In addition, Nixon & Vanderhye attorneys often develop pretrial strategies that permit our clients to prevail even before trial. Nixon & Vanderhye is dedicated to cost-effective, uncompromising and aggressive advocacy of our clients’ intellectual property rights.
Nixon & Vanderhye has developed long lasting and deeply rooted relationships with many of our clients. These close relationships provide Nixon & Vanderhye attorneys with an acute understanding of client technologies and an in-depth understanding of client businesses and competitors as well. Nixon & Vanderhye attorneys leverage this understanding to achieve successful outcomes in disputes involving intellectual property. Many intellectual property disputes may be resolved by a business solution. In certain instances, litigation may be an option of last resort for many clients.
Our clients trust our experience and technical understanding when faced with difficult decisions relating to potential litigation. Nixon & Vanderhye works closely with clients to explore available alternatives to litigation and the risks, costs and benefits attained with all possible resolutions. However, when alternatives to litigation have been exhausted, or strategic litigation is necessary, Nixon & Vanderhye is prepared to provide the exceptional representation that our clients deserve and demand.
Nixon & Vanderhye’s intellectual property attorneys have extensive experience:
- Nixon & Vanderhye has a proven track record litigating virtually every aspect of patent, trademark and copyright law for clients in many varied industries and technical areas. The firm is well-versed in the technologies at issue.
- Nixon & Vanderhye attorneys possess technical degrees and highly specialized industry experience in diverse fields ranging from chemistry and biotechnology to electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and physics. Mastery of the various technologies enables Nixon & Vanderhye attorneys to present complex technical matters in simple and understandable terms, while grasping the intricacies and subtleties of the technology to ensure the highest level of representation for our clients.
- Nixon & Vanderhye attorneys provide an unparalleled level of service to clients. Once litigation is contemplated or commenced, attorneys work closely with the client to develop a plan specifically tailored to the client’s needs and objectives, including exploring merits and risks of claims, strategic planning, discovery, motions practice, trial preparation, briefing, trial and appeal.
While all litigation includes certain inherent risks and costs, Nixon & Vanderhye’s philosophy is to control the cost of intellectual property litigation for our clients without compromising our dedication and aggressive representation. In this regard, Nixon & Vanderhye’s unique firm structure enables us to efficiently staff our litigation teams with experienced litigators, avoiding the practice of overstaffing litigations with inexperienced junior attorneys, and overpopulating depositions, hearings and trials with unnecessary personnel. This approach ensures the availability of resources and experience to handle large complex proceedings.
A few exemplary cases are listed below in which the underlined party was represented by Nixon & Vanderhye.
|Plasma Physics v. Fujitsu, Sharp et al.||EDNY|
|Harris Corp. v. Sharp et al.||NDTX|
|Soundview Technologies v. Sony, Sharp, Toshiba et al.||DCT|
|Parental Guide of Texas v. Sharp, Toshiba et al.||EDTX|
|Sharp v. AU Optronics et al.||NDCA|
|AU Optronics v. Sharp et al.||EDVA|
|Advanced Technology Incubator v. Sharp et al.||EDTX|
|Anvik Corp. v. Sharp||SDNY|
|Positive Technologies v. Sharp, Toshiba et al.||EDTX|
|Commissariat Energie Atomique v. Sharp et al.||DDel|
|Fractus v. Sharp et al.||EDTX|
|DownUnder Wireless v. Sharp et al.||EDTX|
|Saxon Innovations v. Sharp, Nintendo et al.||EDTX|
|IP Innovations v. Sharp et al.||NDIL|
|Mars Electronics International, Inc. et al. v. International Currency Technologies Corp. et al.||DDe|
|Webb v. Mikohn||SDMiss|
|Nystrom v. Trex||EDVA|
|Leviton v. Shanghai Meihao Electric||DMD|
|Leviton v. DongZheng Electric||DNM|
|Fenner v. Nintendo et al.||EDTX|
|Wall Wireless v. Nintendo et al.||EDTX|
|Motiva v. Nintendo||EDTX|
|Creative Integrated Systems v. Nintendo et al.||CDCA|
|IA Labs v. Nintendo||DMD|
|Anascape v. Nintendo et al.||EDTX|
|Copper Innovations v. Nintendo||WDPA|
|ADC Technology v. Nintendo et al.||WDWA|
|Shared Memory Graphics v. Nintendo et al.||NDCA|
|WiAV v. Nintendo||EDTX|
|Bandspeed v. Nintendo et al.||WDTX|
|Eleven Engineering v. Nintendo et al.||DDE|
|PACid v. Nintendo et al.||EDTX|
|Ecast v. TouchTunes Music Corp.||NDCA|
|TouchTunes Music Corp. v. Rowe et al.||SDNY|
|1st Media v. TouchTunes Music Corp. et al.||DNV|
|Apio, Inc. v. Mann Packing Co.||NDCA|
|Antor v. TouchTunes Music Corp. et al.||EDTX|
|Whirlpool v. LG and General Electric||WDMI|
|DataTreasury Corp. v. Ingenico, Inc.||EDTX|
|CardSoft, Inc. v. Ingenico, Inc.||EDTX|
|SPA Syspatronic AG v. Ingenico, Inc.||EDTX|
|Electromotive, Inc. v. Mercury Marine||EDVA|
|Verve L.L.C. v. Ingenico Corp. USA et al.||WDTX|
|Verve, LLC v. Ingenico Corp. et al.||NDCA|
|RDM Corporation et al. v. Ingenico Corp. and Ingenico, Inc.||DMN|
|Omicron Motors, Corp. v. Navarrete et al.||SDFL|
|Arachnid, Inc. v. TouchTunes Inc. et al.||NDIL|
|Recycling Sciences International, Inc. v. Gencor Industries, Inc. et al.||NDIL|
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