Emergency motion for stay and petition for extraordinary writ of mandamus to the
chambers of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy against $50 billion dollar
supersedeas bond requirement in product-liability class action. Our filings led
to an immediate settlement with the opposing parties.
Defense of international investment house against $308 million RICO class-action
cases brought in New York and England arising out of the 1995 Sumitomo manipulation
of worldwide copper prices.
Successful defense of “Big Four” accounting firm against a $300 million putative
securities class action.
Pretrial proceedings in a high-profile $275 million worldwide antitrust class action
against the modeling industry. Case was resolved without any judgment against our
Proceedings in ITC Section 337 Investigation and related patent actions between Italian
and Taiwanese competitors over $200 million in industrial rewinders.
Lead counsel in defending the first of a series of novel trademark actions brought
by international apparel concern Nike, Inc., against customs brokerages throughout
the United States.
Lead counsel in prosecution and design of trademark and patent portfolio consisting
of over 100 applications filed on behalf of international semiconductor manufacturer.
Inter partes reexamination for biotechnology concern challenging broad platform patent
claiming RT-PCR diagnostic techniques.
Successful defense against $25 million Rule 10b-5 and Section 12 securities-fraud
claims simultaneously brought in New York and California courts.
Lead counsel in defense against $20 million commercial action alleging injury to